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Globalization and International Business



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Syllabus of the Subject

Economic, cultural and political dimensions of Globalization. Regionalism


  1. Globalization (Globalisation) and international trade
    1. Positive and adverse effects of Globalization
    2. History of the World Economy
  2. Globalization, international trade and financial markets
  3. Cultural, political, and environmental dimensions of Globalization
  4. Globalization and international institutions:
    1. UN
    2. WTO
    3. WB
    4. IMF
    5. European Union
  5. Liberalization. The role of the WTO
    1. Trends to Regionalism
    2. World Trade Agreements
  6. Emerging Markets
  7. BRICS Countries. India and China
  8. World financial and economic crisis
  9. Regional analysis:
    1. Africa
      1. Africa: The Next Emerging Continent
      2. Frontier Markets in Africa
    2. America
    3. Asia
    4. Europe
    5. Arab Countries
  10. Global food crisis
  11. Anti-Globalization
  12. Global Ethics and Globalization

Globalization and International Organizations


The objectives of the subject “Globalization” are the following:

  1. To learn about the trade liberalization and the formation of the World Trade Organization (WTO)
  2. To identify the positive and adverse effects of Globalization
  3. To know the trends towards the regionalism
  4. To understand the various regional economic agreements and their relevance to both regional and global trade
  5. To explore the historical development of the global trade over the last decades

The Transatlantic slave trade is considered a crime against humanity and the first system of Globalization.

“The essence of the globalization is localization” Zhang Ruimin, Managing Director (CEO) of Haier.

E-learning Courses, Diplomas (Global Business, Foreign Trade)


The Subject “Globalization” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Doctorate: Global Trade, Ethics, Religion & Business.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English or Study Doctorate in International Business in French Mondialization Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Globalización Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Globalização.

  1. Credits of the Subject “Globalization”: 2 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: two weeks

Area of Knowledge: Globalization.

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)


Globalization and Regionalism

In the last few years, the world economy has gone through some major changes, the result of which has been the creation of a global market. With the establishment of the WTO, almost all the economies in the World are likely to establish more and more interdependent relationships with each other.

In the 1980s, the world economy was characterized by an international trade between large economic blocs, since the mid-90s, international trade has tended to develop towards the globalization to a stage where it is feasible to conceive a trade without frontiers.

The domestic trade has become a global trade, where the entire world is a global market. You are now probably working on a computer, which was produced in China, using the Japanese chips, and an American operating system. You may be wearing a pair of trousers made in Taiwan, an Italian sunglass, and a Swiss watch. Perhaps tonight you will have a French glass, a Chilean wine, or a cup of Kenyan coffee with your dinner. You may drive a Korean or German car, or use a Finnish phone. This is our reality today, which has become possible due to the Globalization.

Today we witness the emergence of a new economy: The world as a Global market!

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements

A core element of the globalization is to achieve an open international trade through the trade barriers elimination or reduction (import tariffs).

Globalization refers to the increasing integration of economies around the world, movement of people (labour) and knowledge (technology) across international borders.

Regionalism is the actions taken by the governments to liberalize or facilitate the international trade on a regional basis (free-trade areas, Trade Agreements, customs unions...).

Today more than 400 Regional Free Trade Agreements are in force: the Free Trade Agreements and partial scope agreements account for 90%, while the customs unions account for less than 10%.

Sample:
African Frontier Markets (Nigeria, Kenya, Angola, Ghana, Ethiopia) Emergence of the African middle-classes

Sample:
African Population



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