Certificate in International Trade Course at Megasize College

Certificate in International Trade Course at Megasize College

What is International Trade?

International trade is the exchange of capital, goods, and services across international borders or territories because there is a need or want of goods or services. In most countries, such trade represents a significant share of gross domestic product.

Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business

This is a 4 years programme which ensures that you cover all the essential areas of business and management with an international outlook. You will develop strategic and practical perspectives on value creation in a globalized, culturally diverse, and technology-driven world. Courses that are emphasized include exporting, management of international firms, the integration of information technology in all business areas, and the influence of the economic and cultural context on business activities. The program teaches you an informed, comparative, and critical understanding of common business practices, problems, and values in an international, diverse context. You will develop analytical and social skills required to succeed as an effective and responsible global manager/entrepreneur.

Course Requirements

MKT 100 and INT 200 are a prerequisite for all MKT and INT courses respectfully.

Level 100

Semester 1

Core Courses

COM121 Communication and Academic Literacy Skills (3 credits)
BIS100 Introduction to Business Information Systems (3 credits)
ECO111 Basic Microeconomics (3 credits)
STA101 Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences I (3 credits)
MGT100 Principles of Management (3 credits)
STA116 Introduction to Statistics (4 credits)

Semester 2

COM122 Professional Communication (Business) (3 credits)
MKT100 Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
ACC100 Introduction to Accounting (3 credits)
ECO112 Basic Macroeconomics (3 credits)
Option (3 credits)

Optional Courses

Students to choose one of the following;

BIS205 Information Technology (3 credits, pre-req. ICT122)
MGL202 Introduction To Supply Chain Management (3 credits)
MGL 201 Introduction to Logistics Management (3 credits)

Level 200

Semester 3

Core Courses

INT200 Introduction to International Business (3 credits)
ACC201 Introduction to Cost Accounting (3 credits, pre-req. ACC100)
FIN200 Business Finance (3 credits, pre-req.ACC100)
LAW251 Foundations of Business Law (3 credits)
MGT203 Quantitative Methods (3 credits pre-req STA101,102)

Semester 4

Core Courses

INT201 International Business Environment (3 credits)
MKT201 Consumer Behavior Theory and Practice (3 credits)
MKT204 Integrated Marketing Communication Strategy (3 credits)
MKT310 Marketing Research Methods (3 credits)
Option (3 credits)

Optional courses

INT300 Export-Import Marketing (3 credits pre-req. INT200)
INT301 International Trade Institutions 3 credits pre-req. INT200)

CHN 103 Introduction to China (3 credits)

CHN 104 Understanding China (3 credits)

POL 307 Politics of regionalism (3 credits)

POL 305 Politics of Southern Africa (3 credits)

MGT 313 Managing in a global business environment (3 credits)

Level 300

Semester 5

Core Courses

MKT300 International Marketing (3 credits)
FIN 402 International Business Finance (3 credits)
MGT300 Human Resources Management (3 credits) 
*A Foreign Language (3 credits)
Elective (3) / Option (3 credits

Optional courses

INT302 Costing and Pricing for Export (3 credits)

MKT309 Internet Marketing (3 credits)
MKT202 Distribution Management (3 credits)

Foreign Language courses

FRE217 French for Special Purposes I
CHN101 Basic Mandarin I

Semester 6

Core Courses

MGT303 Entrepreneurship & New Business Management (3 credits)
LAW252 Specific Business Transactions (3 credits)
INT442 Research Proposal (3 credits)
*A Foreign Language (3 credits)
Option (3 credits)

Foreign Language courses

FRE 227 French for Special Purposes II
CHN101 Basic Mandarin I

Optional courses

INT303 Export administration, Transport and Logistics (3 credits, pre-req. INT200)
INT403 Globalization and Business (3 credits)
MGT 313

Level 400

Semester 7

Core Courses

INT443 Industrial Attachment (12 credits)
INT444 Research Report (3 credits, pre-req. INT442)

Semester 8

MKT411 Global Business Strategy (3 credits)
INT402 Cross-Cultural Business Marketing (3 credits)
INT400 Export and Investment Promotion (3 credits)
Option (3 credits) Elective ( credits)

Optional courses

HIS445 Globalization & Third World Economies in Africa, L. America & S. E. Asia (3 credits)
INT401 Cross-Cultural Marketing Research (3 credits)
ECO421 International Trade (3 credits, pre-req. ECO211 and 212)
INT404 Contemporary Issues in International Business (3 credits)
MKT406 Marketing Ethics (3 credits)
MKT415 Tourism and Hospitality Marketing (3 credits)
MKT409 Brand Management (3 credits)