Business is becoming truly global. This one-year top-up course is designed to help you understand how companies engage in international trade. It could help build your knowledge of the dynamic global business environment, and how change can lead to opportunities and threats for businesses. You’ll already have a good understanding of how business works and now you’re looking to gain a more global perspective. This one-year top-up course is designed to help. On the course we’ll look at the importance of banking and finance in sustainable business operations. You’ll have an opportunity to study investment analysis and portfolio management, the fundamental issue of competitiveness and a strategic perspective on globalisation. You'll also explore the benefits of location and the internationalisation of business through the impact of multinationals and global supply chains. You’ll also be given the chance to study strategic management and this should help make you aware of the key approaches that assist managers in delivering both short and long term aims, goals and objectives for the organisation. International Trade and Investment could give you the knowledge and the understanding to take the next step in your international business career.