COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
International Trade and Investment
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ITF 212
Spring
3
0
3
6
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives To understand the practice of international trade, investment and enterpreuneurship, from a perspective of theoretical and historical relations of governmental politics and of international systems
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to analyze international trade and investment opportunities from the point of view of theoretical perspective.
  • will be able to analyze international trade and investment opportunities from the point of view of economical and historical influences.
  • will be able to improve writing skills by assigning reports on covered subjects
  • will be able to analyze international trade and investment opportunities from the point of view of historical influences.
Course Description The course undertakes an indepth analysis of major issues ininternational trade and investment. This includes the history and core principles of the postwartrade regime, a review of international trade theory, development, preferential tradearrangements, foreign direct investment and multinational corporations.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Main Terms on International Trade and Investment & Academic Honesty Hill, C.W.L. and Hult, G.T.M., (2016), Global Business Today, McGraw Hill Education
2 Globalisation Hill, C.W.L. and Hult, G.T.M., (2016), Global Business Today, McGraw Hill Education, Chapter-1
3 National Differences in Political, Economic, and Legal systems Hill, C.W.L. and Hult, G.T.M., (2016), Global Business Today, McGraw Hill Education, Chapter-2
4 National Differences in Economic Development Hill, C.W.L. and Hult, G.T.M., (2016), Global Business Today, McGraw Hill Education, Chapter-3
5 International Trade Theory Hill, C.W.L. and Hult, G.T.M., (2016), Global Business Today, McGraw Hill Education, Chapter-6
6 International Trade Theory Hill, C.W.L. and Hult, G.T.M., (2016), Global Business Today, McGraw Hill Education, Chapter-6
7 Government Policy and International Trade Hill, C.W.L. and Hult, G.T.M., (2016), Global Business Today, McGraw Hill Education, Chapter-7
8 Foreign Direct Investment Hill, C.W.L. and Hult, G.T.M., (2016), Global Business Today, McGraw Hill Education, Chapter-8
9 Regional Economic Integration Hill, C.W.L. and Hult, G.T.M., (2016), Global Business Today, McGraw Hill Education, Chapter-9
10 MIDTERM -
11 The Foreign Exchange Market Hill, C.W.L. and Hult, G.T.M., (2016), Global Business Today, McGraw Hill Education, Chapter-10
12 The International Monetary System & The Strategy of International Business Hill, C.W.L. and Hult, G.T.M., (2016), Global Business Today, McGraw Hill Education, Chapters 11-12
13 Entering Foreign Markets & Exporting, Importing, and Coutertrade Hill, C.W.L. and Hult, G.T.M., (2016), Global Business Today, McGraw Hill Education, Chapters 13-14
14 Global Production and Supply Chain Management & Global Marketing and R&D Hill, C.W.L. and Hult, G.T.M., (2016), Global Business Today, McGraw Hill Education, Chapters 15-16
15 Differences in Culturee & Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Sustainability & Global HR Management Hill, C.W.L. and Hult, G.T.M., (2016), Global Business Today, McGraw Hill Education, Chapters 4-5-17
16 Final Exams -
Course Notes/Textbooks

Course Notes /Textbooks: All necessary course materials (including PowerPoint Slides, Assignments and Readings) are available via Connect (McGraw Hill)

Suggested Readings/Materials

Hill, C.W.L. and Hult, G.T.M., (2016), Global Business Today, McGraw Hill Education,

WTO,www.wto.org, Financial Times, McGraw Hill Connect Audio-Visual Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
34
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
26
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
0
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
35
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
55
Final Exams
1
75
    Total
165

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to identify and analyze problems in the field of trade and finance, and to develop solutions.

X
2

To be able to use the theoretical and practical knowledge gained in the field of International Trade and Finance.

X
3

To be able to analyze the developments in global markets by using critical thinking skills.

X
4

To be able to analyze and interpret data in the field of finance, commerce and economics by using information technologies effectively.

X
5

To be able to acquire knowledge about the legal regulations and practices in the field.

X
6

To be able to foresee and define the risks that could be encountered in the field of trade and finance and to take decisions to manage such risks.

X
7

To be able to acquire and use verbal and numerical skills necessary for the nature of international trade and finance program.

X
8

To be able to obtain, synthesize and report the information related to the fields of trade and finance.

X
9

To be able to contribute to the solution of problems as individual, team member or leader.

X
10
To be able to evaluate the issues related to the field with an ethical perspective and social sensitivity.
X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of International Trade and Finance and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest