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BUS 457 - International Negotiation (4)

(International Business elective) This course is designed for students who wish to prepare themselves for negotiating with people from other cultures. In the contemporary global business environment, negotiators who understand how culture affects negotiating processes and outcomes have a distinct advantage at the bargaining table. The purpose of this course is to help you understand the theory and the process of negotiation in the context of international business negotiations. You will study other cultures, as well as your own, and explore how cultural differences impact interests, norms, communication styles, and business expectations at the bargaining table. In this course, you will become skilled at identifying cultural variables relevant to negotiation and will develop intercultural effectiveness in negotiations.