Students’ Perception of International Business Curriculum: An Explorative Study—Case of Lebanon

UNCP Author/Contributor (non-UNCP co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Victor Bahhouth Ph.D., Associate Director of BIS studies and Professor of Finance (Creator)
Dr. John E. "Jack" Spillan, Chair and Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP )
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Abstract: Economic development depends on business education for a thriving and secure society. A skilled workforce that can create, innovate, and increase business opportunities fosters an environment of prosperity that provides jobs and enhances the quality of life among its citizens. This article examines the environment, content, and delivery of business education in Lebanon. It analyzes curriculum content and the students’ perceptions of the value and applicability of the curriculum. It also explores the shift in emphasis toward an international perspective in curricula and its importance for the academicians as well as practitioners to understand the methods, techniques, and activities that are being used to prepare the future business workforce. This study presents ideas and perspectives about how business and international curricula in Lebanon are perceived. Data for this article were collected in Lebanon and reflects the students’ perspective on its international business curriculum.

Additional Information

Journal of Teaching in International Business, volume 23, no. 3
Language: English
Date: 2012
Lebanon, Economic Development, Business Education, International Business Curriculum, Economic and Social benefits, Developing Nations

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