This seminar will provide an introduction into the links between business and international politics.  Globalization has changed business and all companies expect that their employees have an understanding about the links between business and politics.  The course will focus on 7 different situations relating to business and politics such as: Iran, Turkey, China, Greece and Venezuela. The course will only meet two times, the rest of the course will be done online.  Therefore, the students will be required to watch videos and read articles online, then either answer questions about them or engage in an online discussion about the topic with classmates.  

Each student will have to write a final paper, around 800 words in English, about a given topic, due on January 17.  All course information will be discussed, and questions answered, during the first class on October 12th.