This course examines the interactive nature of the ever changing marketplace locally, regionally, nationally and internationally is the focus of this course. Learners consider how the dynamics of these relationships provide inherent risks and opportunities, and mos t likely on unprecedented business opportunities for the future. The underlying current of this course is the question of how economics and political globalization affects culture and vice versa. Because there is a tendency to view globalization only wit hin the process of economic advancement, this course intends to move beyond that singular conception and encourage learners to identify the cultural, political and social dimensions as well.