Would you like to be a part of the global business world?
Would you like to be a part of the global business world? As business and countries become increasingly interdependent, there has been a dramatic increase in firms doing business across international borders. As a result, there is an increasing demand for employees who understand and are able to navigate the global context of business. This includes expertise in the logistics of trade, cross-border investments, cultural differences, legal differences, & the challenges of working in diverse business environments.
Did You Know?
Colorado businesses export over $9.0 billion worth of goods annually.
Colorado is the #1 state in exporting computer and electronic products.
Colorado exports increased 2.3% in 2020.
21% of all Colorado jobs are supported by international trade.
Export-related jobs pay up to 18% above the national average!
The top countries Colorado firms export to are: Canada, Mexico, China, Korea and Japan.
Over 5,500 Colorado companies export goods.
87% of Colorado companies that export are SMEs (with fewer than 500 employees).
Nearly 5% of Colorado’s private industry employment results from foreign investment into the State.
In 2018-2019, 6,770 Colorado students studied abroad.
Why Study International Business?
Students can expand their career opportunities by gaining knowledge of other cultures, building cross-cultural communication skills, and developing awareness of the social, cultural, and economic characteristics of other countries. Studying international business provides students with insights about the global economic and business climates.
This program prepares students with an understanding of global business and knowledge in a functional area of business. Students will be prepared to apply for job positions in companies that are engaged in international trade.
This degree program provides students with an understanding of multiple cultural perspectives along with knowledge of how a global business operates. Students will be prepared to apply for job positions in global non-profits, NGOs, diplomatic organizations, trade specialists, and companies engaged in global business.