Logistics, Business & Public Policy

International Business

International business electives provide a broad look at issues global organizations face across the enterprise. Taught by faculty with extensive global research and consulting experiences, students explore international marketing, finance, management, and organizational behavior strategies. Optional study abroad activities, including week-long study trips and semester exchange programs, provide a global business perspective.

International Business Electives:

  • Competing in Global High Technology Industries (BULM 758)
  • Environment of International Business (BUSI 761)
  • Global Business and Knowledge Management (BUSI 762)
  • International Accounting (BUAC 715)
  • International Financial Management (BUFN 724)
  • Global Trade Logistics (BULM 733)
  • International Marketing (BUMK 753)
  • Global Strategy (BUMO 754)
  • Organizational Behavior: A Multi-cultural Perspective (BUMO 722)

Global Business and Knowledge Management

These electives when combined with electives from other areas enhance a student's preparation for a management career in the global, knowledge-based business environment.

Global Business and Knowledge Management Electives:

  • Environment of International Business (BUSI 761)
  • Global Business and Knowledge Management (BUSI 762)
  • International Marketing (BUMK 753)
  • International Financial Management (BUFN 724)
  • International Accounting (BUAC 715)

News & Events

Upcoming Event: Supply Chain Industry Day

Industry Day is an annual event held by the Supply Chain Management Society (SCMS), which is an undergraduate student club, and the logistics, business and public policy department to promote the major and foster relations between our students and employers.

Latest News

UMD Smith School of Business Honors Amazon.com’s Supply Chain Head

College Park, Md. – October 12, 2012 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today named Michael Roth, vice president of North American Operations at Amazon.com, as the 2012 “Person of the Year.” Roth was recognized by students and faculty at Smith’s 20th annual Industry Day career and networking event.

Burt A. Leete

Leete teaches law-related courses in the undergraduate and MBA programs. The author of numerous articles, papers and books, his research has focused primarily in the areas of consumer protection, the impact on business of product liability litigation, the protection of intellectual property rights, and more recently, on topics in the international legal arena. In the past he served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and as Senior Associate Dean of the school.

Bennet A. Zelner

Bennet A. Zelner (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2001) studies the strategies that firms use to manage the diverse political, social, and economic institutions they encounter when doing business abroad. Much of his research focuses on infrastructure industries recently subject to market-oriented reform—such as privatization, deregulation, and liberalization—and the challenges that such environments pose for private investors.

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