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Master of Science in Global Commerce

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Readings and cases in International Business. Emphasizes the impact of comparative differences in the domestic and international business environments and operations, including impact of historical, economic, cultural and political foundations on operations. Special international business topics of unique contemporary importance are also studied.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3

This course provides students with a managerial perspective of Purchasing in the global supply chain. Emphasis is placed on Purchasing Structure and Process, Cost Management, Analytics Tools and Techniques, and Performance Measurement and Evaluation. Students will achieve hands-on experience by applying course principles in solving case studies and the use of SAP's Enterprise Resource Planning system in the Purchasing function.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3

Globalization has had a profound impact on the way businesses operate. This course will examine the impact on business operations and the many facets of trade that are impacted.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3

This course will include an overview of supply chain management and logistics as a global discipline that underpins international trade. It will examine the physical, informational and resource flows within the global supply chain of products and services.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3

This course is designed to give the student a working knowledge of import and export theory and its importance in a global economy. A brief overview of import and export history is used as the starting point for this class. Students will be exposed to procedures and methods necessary to move products across international boundaries.

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The course is designed to provide students an understanding of leadership and sustainability issues and strategies in a global context. Topics include the corporate, governance, stakeholder, environment, CSR, and circular economy perspective. Case studies will be emphasized.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3

This course will cover cross-border data flows now surging and connecting more countries. We will examine organizations' ability to transfer data and Information that adds value to the transfer of goods and services through digital innovation.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3

This course examines the sources of international business law, comparative law among the US, Mexico and other major trading partners, the choice of law in international business disputes, the special issues that arise when doing business with foreign governments, the law governing international sales and the shipment of goods, and international intellectual property protection. In addition, the relationships between law and culture involved in international business transactions will be examined.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3

Elective Courses

This course will address key concepts and best practices in running a global supply chain on SAP, as well as using data driven solutions and analytics for sound decision making, easing the movement of goods across borders.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3

This course examines the legal underpinnings of US Customs Laws in the Constitution and federal law, key statutory developments in the 20th Century through the present day, and follow the historical development of US Customs from its founding in 1789 to its present-day status as US Customs and Border Protection, a unit of the Department of Homeland Security. Students will be given a comprehensive overview of US obligations to declare goods on import and export and the roles and responsibilities of commercial parties, carriers and service providers in the cross-border environment. Customs duties and fees will be examined, along with US trade remedies, duty relief and deferral programs and preferential trading arrangements, including NAFTA. Post 9/11 supply-chain security related measures will be reviewed, as will key import safety-related restrictions and reporting requirements. The course will cover issues related to the filing of export declarations and provide an introductory overview of US export controls.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3

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