International Business, Short Course | Part time online | Coursera | United States
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Become a Global Business Manager. Master international business strategies and methods for global success with this International Business course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder.

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The International Business course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder is for learners who would like a thorough understanding of international business concepts, tools, and applications. This knowledge can be employed to advance in your current work, to prepare for international jobs and careers, and to generally understand the importance and role of international business practice on globalization and geopolitics. The specialization covers the global context of business, national cultures, human resources, marketing, supply chains logistics, foreign exchange, and modes of entry – all in the context of international business and commerce. Along the way are many lectures, examples, cases, readings, and tools that can be employed to better understand the practice of international business. The specialization emphasizes the differences between domestic versus international business practice with a particular focus on the risks and mistakes that are all too easy to make when working abroad. Upon completion of the specialization, learners will have a broad understanding of the breadth and scope of international business and a solid foundation upon which to advance their careers and interests.

Applied Learning Project

By successfully completing this specialization, learners will be fully prepared to engage in discussions and management issues regarding contemporary international and domestic business. Learners will gain a broad understanding of the context of international business; HRM and marketing; SCM, logistics, finance, and accounting; and operating abroad.

What You Will Learn:

  • Comprehend and critique global business including trade theories, globalization, political and economic systems, ethics, and international trade law.
  • Understand methods of organizing international logistics and supply chains and explain foreign currency exchange and its risks.
  • Apply models of national culture to international marketing and human resource management.
  • Analyze and evaluate the many modes and methods that businesses can participate in international markets.

Skills You Will Gain:

  • International Finance
  • Global Marketing
  • International Trade
  • International Logisitics
  • International Living

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Business Context
  • International Business and Culture
  • International Business Operations
  • International Business Venturing Abroad

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner level

  • This specialization is ideal for anyone interested in the scale, scope, and specifics of doing business abroad.

Tuition Fee

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Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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