code NC275
credit_hours 3
title Global Business
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prequisites None
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes This course provides an introduction to global business affecting IT and software development .Topics of interest include globalization and the international business environment, differences between countries and their cultures, virtual global organisations, international product life cycle, international strategic management, international logistics management, quality and process management, project management and international human resources management.
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objectives Upon completion of this course, students should be able to: rnrnIdentify global business issues affecting IT and software companies.rnUnderstand the business concepts involved in IT and software developmentrn
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ref. books Ball, D, International Business, The Challenge of Global Competition. McGraw Hill, 2003.rnKarolack, D. W., Global Software Development , Managing Virtual Teams and Environments. Wiley � IEEE Computer Society, 1998.rnDyba, T., Dingsoyr, T., and Moe, N., Process Improvement in Practice: A Handbook for IT Companies.Springer,2004.rn
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textbook Hill, C., Global Business Today, McGraw Hill, 2003.
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