Course Title: International Business Fundamentals
Course Code: BBB4M
Grade: 12
Course Type: University/College Preparation
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: None
Department: Business Studies

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the importance of international business and trade in the global economy and explores the factors that influence success in international markets. Students will learn about the techniques and strategies associated with marketing, distribution, and managing international business effectively. This course prepares students for post-secondary programs in business, including international business, marketing, and management.

Course Outline
  • BBB4M Unit 1 Overview
  • Accessibility to BBB4M Unit 1 Assignment
  • U1L1 Introduction to International Business (A1.1 B1.1)
  • U1L2 International business investigation (B3.1)
  • U1L3 International business characteristics (A1.3 C4.5)
  • U1L4 Canada’s Major Trading Partners (A1.4 C4.5)
  • U1L5 Sources of Canada’s current major imports (A1.5 C4.5)
  • U1L6 Import and export (A2.1)
  • U1L7 Factors effect imports (A2.2)
  • U1L8 Examples of import and export (A2.3 B3.1)
  • U1L9 International Business in a World of Technology (A3.1 B3.1)
  • U1L10 Task: Selling to Japan (A3.2)
  • U1L11 Communication Techniques in the Business World (A3.3)
  • U1L12 Canada can attract foreign investment (C4.5)
  • U1L13 How to attract? (A1.2)
  • U1L14 What Are the Impacts? (A1.3)
  • U1L15 Pros and Cons (A1.4)
  • U1L16 Canada’s Productivity (A1.5 C4.5)
  • U1L17 Trading Trends (C4.5)
  • U1L18 Trade balance (A2.2)
  • U1L19 Interdependence (B3.1)
  • U1L20 What controls and influences Canada’s oil price? (A3.1)
  • U1L21 Trade Barriers (A3.1)
  • U1L22 Interdependence in the primary, secondary, and the service industries (A3.3)
  • U1L23 Absolute vs. Comparative Advantage (B3.1)
  • U1L24 Presentation Project(A1.2 C4.5)
  • Finish and Hand in BBB4M Unit1 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • BBB4M Unit2 Overview
  • Accessibility to BBB4M Unit 2 Assignment
  • U2L1 Currency Fluctuations (A3.4)
  • U2L2 Causes of fluctuations (B1.1)
  • U2L3 Debate Scenario: USD vs. CAD (A3.4 C1.1)
  • U2L4 International Interdependence (B1.2 C1.2)
  • U2L5 Factors Affecting the Exchange Rate (B2.1 E1.4)
  • U2L6 History of Canadian Trade (B2.2 E2.3)
  • U2L7 Cultural Factors (B2.3 C2.1)
  • U2L8 Trade with Emerging Markets (A3.4 B2.4)
  • U2L9 Management and negotiation strategies (A3.4 B2.5)
  • U2L10 Cultural theories (C2.2 E1.4)
  • U2L11 Ethical Issues (C2.2 E2.3)
  • U2L12 Porter’s Diamond Theory (B1.1)
  • U2L13 Changes in working conditions in Canada (B1.2)
  • U2L14 Globalization and Its Effects (C4.3)
  • U2L15 Advantages and disadvantages in developed countries (C4.3 E1.4)
  • U2L16 Advantages and disadvantages in developing countries (B2.2 E2.3)
  • U2L17 Classifications of Economic Development (B2.4 E2.3)
  • U2L18 Political, Economic and Geographic Factors (C1.1)
  • U2L19 Democracy Power (A3.4 C1.2)
  • U2L20 Economic and Political Systems (B2.3 E1.4)
  • U2L21 Canadian government policies relating to international trade (B2.5 C2.1)
  • U2L22 Trade Agreements (C2.2)
  • U2L23 The Role of Government in International Business (B1.2 E1.4)
  • U2L24 Trade Organizations (A3.4 C4.3)
  • Finish and Hand in BBB4M Unit2 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • BBB4M Unit2 Online Test
  • BBB4M Unit 3 Overview
  • Accessibility to BBB4M Unit 3 Assignment
  • U3L1 Ethical Issues (B1.3 C1.3 D1.1)
  • U3L2 What is Corporate Social Responsibility? (D1.2)
  • U3L3 Stakeholder Analysis (B1.3 E1.1)
  • U3L4 International Agencies and NGOs (B1.3 D2.1)
  • U3L5 The Role of the United Nations in International Business (C3.1 D2.1)
  • U3L6 Features of NGO (C3.2 E1.1)
  • U3L7 Marketing in Information Technology Era (D1.2)
  • U3L8 Canada’s Trade with the World (C1.3 D2.2)
  • U3L9 Case Study: Canadian Tire (C3.2 E1.2)
  • U3L10 Marketing Strategies (B1.3 D2.2)
  • U3L11 New market-entry strategies (C3.1 E1.2)
  • U3L12 Case Study: Chery Quantum – Qoros (C3.1)
  • U3L13 Consumer Demands (D2.3 E1.1)
  • U3L14 Impact of Globalization on Canadian Consumers (C3.2)
  • U3L15 Case Study: The Rise of Dark Tourism (D3.1 E1.3)
  • U3L16 Export Challenges (C1.3 D3.1)
  • U3L17 Case Study: U.S. Local Content Requirement (B1.3 E1.2)
  • U3L18 Case Study: MacDonald’s Worldwide Challenge (D3.1 E1.3)
  • U3L19 Production Logistics (D3.4)
  • U3L20 Business Logistics (C3.1 E1.3)
  • U3L21 Research Task: McCain Foods (C3.1)
  • U3L22 Common Mistakes Going International (C3.2 D3.4)
  • U3L23 Avoid Mistakes (D3.4)
  • U3L24 Canadian Trade Index and Fraser (B1.3 E1.3)
  • Finish and Hand in BBB4M Unit3 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • BBB4M Unit 4 Overview
  • Accessibility to BBB4M Unit 4 Assignment
  • U4L1 E-ecommerce (B2.1 D1.3)
  • U4L2 How Has Technology Impacted the Global Business Environment? (C4.1 E2.1)
  • U4L3 Issues in the Supply Chain (C4.1 E2.1)
  • U4L4 Shipping to Demand (B2.1 D3.2)
  • U4L5 Selling Sarah’s Onesies in Japan (C4.2 D3.3)
  • U4L6 Case Study: In Japan, Second-hand is first rate (B3.2 E2.1)
  • U4L7 Success versus Failure (B3.2 E2.2)
  • U4L8 RIM’s Failure (B3.2 D3.2)
  • U4L9 Canada’s Cultural Diversity (C4.2 D3.2)
  • U4L10 Workplace (B3.3 E3.1)
  • U4L11 Culture’s Influence on Workplace Values (B3.3 E3.1)
  • U4L12 Hofstede’s Mexico and Hofstede’s Canada (C4.2)
  • U4L13 Managing the Trends (B3.2 D1.3)
  • U4L14 International Finance (C4.4 E3.2)
  • U4L15 Case Study: Canada Falls Back into a Trade Deficit (C4.4 E3.2)
  • U4L16 Case Study: Canadian Union Confronting Globalization (B3.4 E3.1)
  • U4L17 Opportunities (B3.2 E3.3)
  • U4L18 Canada Border Services Agency (D1.3)
  • U4L19 Career opportunities in the global economy (B2.1 E3.1)
  • U4L20 Standardization (D3.2 E3.3)
  • U4L21 Benefits of International Standards (C4.1 D3.3)
  • U4L22 Work or Study Abroad (C4.2 E3.3)
  • U4L23 Current Events (C4.4)
  • U4L24 Case Study: TPP (B3.4 E3.3)
  • Finish and Hand in BBB4M Unit 4 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • BBB4M Unit 4 Online Test
  • BBB4M Final Project
  • BBB4M Final Exam
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