INTB 375 International Business Law
Instructor: Ralf Wilhelms, DBA Class Schedule:
Office: 317 Library Building Class Location:
Office Hours: Time:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 906-635-2108
TBA – The textbook is designed specifically to cover the content of the course.
The Course provides an introduction to the environment of International Business and Law. It will focus on the foundations and principles of the international Legal environment and international legal systems. The course covers the Law on International trade. It allows the student to understand government foreign trade policies, the law concerning international business transactions, importing, exporting, transportation and Logistics. This course covers a range of legal issues involved in conducting international business, surveying some of the many issues encountered in intellectual property and licensing, and the taxation of International business transactions.
The student will gain awareness of international business law and promote critical thinking of divergent value systems. Student will gain a working understanding of laws governing international trade.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able:
In order to accommodate a diverse range of student learning styles, the course format includes:
Grading Scale and Policies:
Point Values Points
Attendance and Participation 100
3 case studies each 100 pts 300
Mid Term Exam 300
Final Exam 300
Grading Scale and Policies:
100- 98% = A+
97 – 92% = A 81 – 80% = B- 67 – 66% = D+
91 – 90% = A– 79 – 78% = C+ 65 – 62% = D
89 – 88% = B+ 77 – 70% = C 61 – 60% = D-
87 – 82% = B 69 – 68% = C- 59 – 0 % = F
University Policies and Statements
The Americans with Disabilities Act & Accommodations
In compliance with Lake Superior State University policies and equal access laws, disability-related accommodations or services are available to students with documented disabilities.
If you are a student with a disability and you think you may require accommodations you must register with Disability Services (DS), which is located in the KJS Library, Room 130, (906) 635-2355 or x2355 on campus. DS will provide you with a letter of confirmation of your verified disability and authorize recommended accommodations. This authorization must be presented to your instructor before any accommodations can be made.
Students who desire such services should meet with instructors in a timely manner, preferable during the first week of class, to discuss individual disability related needs. Any students who feel that an accommodation is needed – based on the impact of a disability – should meet with instructors privately to discuss specific needs.
IPASS (Individual Plan for Academic Student Success)
If at the time of your mid-term your grades reflect that you are at risk for failing some or all of your classes, you will be contacted by a representative of IPASS. The IPASS program is designed to help you gain control over your learning through pro-active communication and goal setting the development of intentional learning skills and study habits, and personal accountability. You may contact (906) 635-2887 or email email@example.com if you would like to sign up early in the semester or if you have any questions or concerns.
As a student of lake Superior State University, you have pledged to support the Student Honor Code of the Department of Business, Entrepreneurship and Legal Studies. You will refrain from any form of academic dishonesty or deception such as cheating, stealing, plagiarism or lying on take-home assignments, homework, computer programs, lab reports, quizzes, tests or exams, which are Honor Code violations. Furthermore, you understand and accept the potential consequences of punishable behavior.
I. The Environment of International Business and Law
1. The Foundations of the International Legal Environment (33)
2. Principles of International Law (49)
3. Public Organizations and International Agreements (45)
4. Regional Integration (49)
II. International Business Law Transactions
5. Importing (30)
6. Direct Sale of Goods Exports (94)
7. Transportation and Logistics (43)
III. Altius and Fortius
8. Intellectual Property and Licensing (42)
9. Taxation of International Business Transactions (35)