International Business



Prof. J. K. Nayak

IIT Roorkee

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The purpose of this course is to acquaint the students with nature, scope, structure and operations of international business and familiarise them with trends and developments in India’s foreign trade and investments and policy framework.


 MBA/M.Com / B.Com honour’s, UGC-NET/JRF aspirants


EXIM Companies, Banks, PSU’s, PSC


Prof. J.K.Nayak is a faculty in the Department of Management Studies at IIT Roorkee. He is aCivil engineer, MBA and PhD from VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur. Currently he teaches marketingresearch at IITRoorkee. He has completed 9 short term courses on Data analysis and a QIP onthe same in the last 6 years itself. His first NPTEL Video course on marketing research andanalysis that has been quite popular and thus being rerun for the second time. He has deliveredextensive lectures on the same subject at places like IIM Sirmaur and Symbiosis, Pune. Apartfrom these Dr. Nayak has published almost 30 international publications in journals withreputed publishers such as Elsevier, Emerald, Sage, Springer etc. Recently he has published abook with Cengage publications on Retail management. He is a reviewer for variousinternational journals such as Journal of retailing and consumer services and tourismmanagement perspectives etc. He is also a member of bodies such as Ministry of Home affairs,India and on the board of private limited companies such as SRKay consulting. He has beeninvolved in the startup ecosystem as a mentor at IIT Roorkee and IIM -Ahmedabad.

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Course Details

Week 1:Introduction to International Business and EPRG & LPG framework
Week 2:Theoretical Foundations of International Trade
Week 3: Instruments of Commercial Policy

Week 4:International Business Environment

Week 5:Balance of Payment Account and Theories of exchange rate
Week 6:International Financial Environment
Week 7:Foreign Trade Promotion Measures and Organizations in India

Week 8:International Economic Institutions and Agreements

Week 9:Regional Economic Cooperation, European Union (EU), ASEAN, SAARC, NAFTA
Week 10:Foreign Direct Investment and EXIM Policies
Week 11:Multinationals (MNCs) in International Business
Week 12:Contemporary Developments and Issues in International Business

Books and References

1. International Business by Charles Hill and Arun Kumar Jain, The Tata McGraw Hill Publishing company Ltd
2. International Business by Daniels and Sullivan, Pearson Publication
3. International Business by P Subba Rao, Himalaya Publishing House
4. International Business by V K Bhalla and S Shiva Ramu, Anmol Publications Private Ltd
5. International Business Environment by Anant Sundaram, PHI Publications


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