This course is designed primarily for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students interested in examining the major challenges and success factors entrepreneurs and innovators face in globalizing a company, product, or service. Over the duration of this course, students will examines case studies of early, mid-stage, and large-scale enterprises as they seek to start a new venture, introduce a new product or service, or capitalize on global economic trends to enhance their existing business. The course content exposes students interested in internationally oriented careers to the strategic thinking involved in international engagement and expansion. Cases will include both U.S. companies seeking to enter emerging markets and emerging market companies looking to expand within their own nations or into markets in developed nations. The course is focused around intensive study of actual business situations through rigorous case-study analysis.