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International Business and Trade at Richland

Be Part of a Global Community!

The International Business program strives to help students develop the skills required to integrate knowledge from various disciplines to define business problems and research solutions; to develop critical thinking and decision-making skills essential to solving business problems; to develop the communication skills necessary to effectively participate in the business environment and larger society; to work effectively within a team environment; and to the develop the ability to analyze ethical situations within the context of the global business environment with an appreciation for the meaning of social responsibility.


Program Benefits and Opportunities

The International Business and Trade Program offers the student much in the way of benefits and opportunities.

  • Ability to interact with others from other countries and the US
  • Opportunity to learn how to conduct business in another country
  • Understand how to Import and or Export product
  • Learn the most effective approaches to sourcing and materials management on a global scale
  • Optionally participate in local events and conferences where students can interact with local business professionals
  • Opportunity to Intern with companies doing business internationally
  • Optionally participate in exchange programs with other universities around the globe. (Subject to Availability)
  • Opportunity to earn credit while working in a current occupation that has some international exposure through our Practicum Program

Employer Benefits

Employers are quickly realizing that in order to survive and thrive in the 21st Century they must have an understanding and participation in the world markets. Regardless of company size, business is quickly moved from the local domestic market to the world market. Employers will benefit from employees who understand how to make these moves and how to interact with the International Markets. Some of these benefits include:

  • Understanding of the need to adapt to multi-cultural interactions
  • Ability to understand what is required to Import/Export a product
  • Recognize the need to changes business processes to deal with International interactions
  • Ability to participate in the development of processes to procure materials for production
  • Little to no learning curve by the employee to understand how to interact in the world markets
  • An appreciation for currency exchange issues in terms of pricing and product sourcing
  • Ability to participate in the management and communication with international partners, resellers, marketing, and sales personnel in doing business internationally

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