Skip to contentSkip to top navigationSkip to switch websitesSkip to local navigation

Courses Offered

IBUS 100 Global Trade and Logistics I (3 units)

Covers concepts that are important to managers who are actively exporting or importing goods or are otherwise involved in international trade operations. All relevant issues are thoroughly explored, including documentation, terms of payment, terms of trade (Incoterms), exchange rate exposure, international insurance, customs clearance, agency and distributorship sales contracts, packaging, transportation, and security issues.

IBUS 101 Global Trade and Logistics II (3 units)

Covers the concepts of drivers in the industry sectors of cost, competition, market and technology. These drivers are important to managers who are actively exporting or importing goods or are otherwise involved in international trade operations. All relevant issues are thoroughly explored, including documentation, terms of payment, terms of trade (Incoterms), exchange rate exposure, international insurance, customs clearance, agency and distributorship sales contracts, packaging, transportation, and security issues.

IBUS 102 Customs Brokerage and Procedures I (3 units)

An introduction to international purchase-sale agreement negotiations, use of Incoterms, foreign exchange and collections, an introduction to international supply chains and cargo transportation, and cargo risk management. The course will include: Foreign custom laws, industry standards, leases, consignments, marine air and casualty insurance, and methods of transportation.

IBUS 103 Customs Brokerage and Procedures II (3 units)

An overview of U.S. Customs Regulations, rules, procedures, and the risks and responsibilities of importing goods into the United States. Topics covered include: Foreign Trade Zones, Free Trade Agreements, Special Entry Procedures, Transportation Entries, Duty Free and Reduced Duty programs, record keeping requirements.

IBUS 104 Principles of Customs Compliance (3 units)

An introduction to customs brokerage. Students will study The Code of Federal Regulations Title 19 which contains the codified Federal laws and regulations governing the customs duties. The course will also provide an overview of business concepts and procedures involved in importing merchandise into the United States.

IBUS 113 Introduction to Supply Chain Management (3 units)

Introduction to Supply Chain Management: Tools and techniques for design and improvement of supply chain management; optimal use of information, materials, and technology to improve efficiency and reduce costs; integration of outside suppliers and customers into an organization’s supply chain.

IBUS 115 Computerized Logistics (3 units)

Introduction to available software programs used in the logistics sector. Students will learn about areas of supply chain management, manufacturing, planning and control, and logistics industry. Course content will introduce industry practices and standards using software applications for enterprise resource planning, demand planning, and warehouse management.

IBUS 200 Introduction to International Business (3 units)

An introduction to international business strategy and management. Topics includes international trade theory and how companies develop competitive advantage in international markets, production and financial management, and risk management.

IBUS 210 International Finance (1.5 units)

Introduction to and examination of the practical aspects of international trade finance. Includes topics such as different types of lenders, domestic and foreign government assistance programs for trade assistance, methods of payment, trade financing, and managing risks in international trade finance.

IBUS 243 Legal Environment of International Business (3 units)

Introduction to various topics related to the legal implications of the financial, economic, cultural, and political environment of international business. Students will develop a theoretical and practical approach to doing business as a multinational company in a global environment.

©