Global Management & Finance

Study Global Management and Finance at Florida Tech

study international businessOur program in global management and finance emphasizes the impact of national culture in shaping values, behaviors and business practices. When you study international business at Florida Tech, you apply critical thinking to cross-cultural issues and scenarios. For example, you will evaluate global financial issues related to currency fluctuations, exchange rate risk, and multinational investment and capital budgeting. You are also encouraged (but not required) to enroll in a summer study abroad program, where you can live and learn international business practices firsthand.

The “IDEAL” Advantage

Innovation, Diversity, Ethics, and Leadership (IDEAL)

Empowering Future Entrepreneurial Leaders to Manage Innovation and Change

When you study international business at Florida Tech, you are immersed in an environment of innovation, diversity, ethics and leadership. Case studies and the analysis of current events inform the study of ethics on an international scale. You may choose to study international business through the lens of cross-cultural management or international finance. Course work in cross-cultural management emphasizes the importance of effectively managing soft skills in a global organizational context. Students evaluate the legal, technological, environmental, political and ethical issues that affect multinational organizations. When you study international trade, you examine foreign exchange rates and other influences on financial management vehicles. When you graduate, you will be able to think critically, creatively, strategically and globally—capable of managing change, valuing cultural diversity and becoming an effective manager in the global market.  

"Global Management: Business Without Borders. In this program you will develop into a business person who is comfortable with transitioning from country to country, managing cross-cultural issues involving people, organizations and finances. With this heightened level of comfort, there are no limits to where in the world you can spread your influence and make an impact."

- Dr. Henry Perez, Ph.D., Dr. Amitabh Dutta, Ph.D.