Coventry University program

Geopolitical, Economic and Legal Environments

Explore the three major factors that influence the business environment and the challenges they pose to international business.

Examining the geopolitical, economic and legal environments

This program will provide you with a clear focus on the main factors effecting the business environment.

The geopolitical environment will develop your ability to think critically about geopolitical issues and their impact on the business environment.

The economic environment will explore the connections in the global business environment between economics and other elements such as work culture. We will examine the trends that are shaping our world.

The legal environment will examine the lack of a developed legal internet framework and explore the legal issues around companies operating on the web.


5 courses

Delivered by UK’s top modern university

Coventry secured 5 QS Stars for Teaching and Online Learning in the QS World University Ranking 2020 and has received No. 1 in the world for Massive Open Online Courses in MoocLab’s World University Ranking 2021.

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Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this program, you should be able to:

  • Develop the ability to think critically and systematically about geopolitical, economic, and legal issues that have an impact on the environment

  • Critically evaluate theoretical understandings of the concepts of geopolitical, economic, and legal environments

  • Evaluate and critically analyse key debates in the fields of geopolitical, economic, and legal environments and explain how the market system affects the competitive environment

  • Analyse the global business environment in different industrial sectors and evaluate the strategies corporations deploy to manage those environments

  • Demonstrate understanding of the global business environment by communicating, both verbally and in writing, complex ideas and arguments about the evolution and dynamics of the world economy

  • Identify, synthesise and present a critical evaluation of complex ideas and arguments and present in a form of report

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