We live in a global society composed of many different peoples and cultures. Each nation has its own history, social and political structure, religions, traditions, and world view. Maintaining an openness to the differences between the current cultural contexts of another nation and one's own will facilitate a deeper understanding of that nation's people. This deeper understanding between peoples from differing backgrounds provides a basis for effective business relationships that further the mutually beneficial outcomes of global commerce in general.
By the end of this course, students should be able to: