This course teaches the fundamentals of international business in an engineering environment. The student should gain an understanding of and a proactive approach towards cultural issues, philosophies and mindsets that one may encounter working in a global technical environment. The student should be better prepared to excel in this global engineering environment after obtaining an insight into how to best work within or lead a global team. The student will be introduced to the operational international business landscape - the financials, economics, politics, and cultural issues. Last, the student should develop a practical toolbox of resources, attitudes and approaches that will help the student succeed when presented with any international product or engineering opportunity.