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Printed on 4/22/2018

Global Business Professional

20-138-2 Certificate (C) 6 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Online

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

Develop international business skills necessary in today’s global marketplace. By completing these six accelerated online courses, you’ll develop a diverse set of highly marketable skills in international marketing and product development; culture, communications and strategy; as well as sales, finance, banking and logistics. Upon completion, you’ll have a thorough understanding of international business. The coursework and activities will also prepare you for a national exam (optional) with NASBITE.


*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Course Title
Course Number
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Managing Cross-Cultural Relationships
Gain an understanding and appreciation of culture, in order to improve cross-cultural interpersonal interactions and communications. Explore the traditions, lifestyles and practices of other countries. Learn about the many components of culture, discuss several specific cultural profiles and develop skills to build successful professional and business relationships.
Global Business Professional Capstone
Review the key content and insights of the Global Business Professional seminars. Discuss practical applications. Share strategies for how to prepare for and participate in the NASBITE CGBP exam. A practice exam will be taken and discussed or participation in final capstone project.
Coreq: Manage Crs-Cultural Rltnshps (10138140), Glbl Sales, Mrktng & Product Promotion (10138152), Glbl Operation Mgmnt (10138153), Glbl Supply Chain & Logistics Mgmnt (10138166), Glbl Trade, Finance & Banking (10138181); OR Glbl Business Prof (10138154)
Global Sales, Marketing & Product Promotion
Learn about international consumer expectations and cultural requirements. Create a marketing plan; including market research, local tailoring, and product liability implications. Review legal and regulatory requirements related to global activities.
Global Operations Management
Learn global business planning techniques including vision and mission statements, legal and government compliance issues. Gain a practical understanding of strategic and operational functions, including global human resources options.
Global Supply Chain & Logistics Management
Explore strategies and gain insight into building a solid international supply chain. Learn factors that affect transportation modes; product classification, trade agreements, safety issues and key information regarding regulatory requirements.
Global Trade, Finance & Banking
Learn about foreign exchanges and banking practices. Understand the impact of a customer's compliance, logistics and documentation. Learn about the process and management of import, export and letters of credit.

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