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
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
26
Final / Oral 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
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
55
Final / Oral Exam
1
75
    Total
165

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To become individuals having high intellectual capacity, improved social skills, positive thinking, the ability to adapt to different environments and institutions

X
2

To have technical equipment, flexible thinking and action ability and multiple language skills to be capable of working in international platforms

X
3

To be able to utilize the basic knowledge they obtained with an interdisciplinary approach to business, economics, etc. in creating expertise in the fields of International Trade and Finance in accordance with the requirements of the globalized business world

X
4

To be able to monitor and analyze the dynamics of international trade and financial markets which are the two fields observed intensively in the current conjuncture of globalization

X
5

To develop suggested solutions and recommendations by informing the people and institutions predicting regional, national and international problems in the fields of international trade and finance with a proactive approach

X
6

To possess the ability of analytical thinking and the ability to synthesize with quantitative proficiency as required in the program

X
7

To have the characteristics to inquire and investigate the knowledge and skills acquired during the education process in relation to the requirements of existing market conditions

X
8

To identify and analyze the validity of theories related to the international trade and finance and their relationships regarding current conditions

X
9

To possess the knowledge of a second foreign language to the extent of their individual abilities, besides the competency in the English language to be able to communicate effectively

X
10

To have the qualifications of managing and being managed to solve existing and potential problems encountered in practice

X
11

To be able to organize activities that will contribute to the personal and professional development of the employees in the department where he/she holds an executive position

X

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