International Business Management - Syllabus

Embark on a profound academic exploration as you delve into the International Business Management course () within the distinguished Tribhuvan university's CSIT department. Aligned with the 2065 Syllabus, this course (MGT-309) seamlessly merges theoretical frameworks with practical sessions, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the subject. Rigorous assessment based on a 80+20 marks system, coupled with a challenging passing threshold of , propels students to strive for excellence, fostering a deeper grasp of the course content.

This 3 credit-hour journey unfolds as a holistic learning experience, bridging theory and application. Beyond theoretical comprehension, students actively engage in practical sessions, acquiring valuable skills for real-world scenarios. Immerse yourself in this well-structured course, where each element, from the course description to interactive sessions, is meticulously crafted to shape a well-rounded and insightful academic experience.

Course Synopsis:      Examination and analysis of international business in its historical, theoretical, environmental, and functional dimensions. Topics include the nature and scope of international business; the institutional, socio-cultural, political, legal, ethical, and economic environments; trade, foreign investment, and development; transnational management, including global operations, strategic planning, human resources, marketing, and finance; and international business diplomacy and conflict resolution.
Goal:  To develop the student's understanding of international business and the globalization of the economy. Students will learn fundamental concepts and procedures, which will help them analyzing the international opportunities.


Unit 1. Introduction to International Business

Unit 2. Global business Environment

The cultural environment, The political and legal environment, The economic environment

Unit 3. Global Trade and Investment

International trade theory, Government influence on trade, Regional economic integration, Foreign direct investment, International business negotiations and diplomacy

Unit 4. Financial Environment

Foreign exchange market, Determination of exchange rates

Unit 5. Choosing Where to Operate

Country evaluation and selection, Collaborative strategies, Control strategies

Unit 6. Management of Business Functions

Marketing, Export and import strategies, Global manufacturing, Global supply chain management

Unit 7. International Finance, Accounting and Taxation

Basic concepts of multinational companies, Multinational finance function, Multinational accounting and tax functions

Unit 8. International Human Resource Management