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University of Bridgeport International Business B.S.

International Business Program Details

The Bachelor of Science in International Business prepares students for assuming a managerial position in any American or foreign multinational firm, developing one’s own business abroad, and working for international governments and agencies.

Since this major attracts many students from abroad, it provides students with an opportunity to develop multicultural sensitivity and international contacts. The Bachelor’s Degree in International Business is recommended for those students who expect to travel abroad or live in foreign environments. Students in this major are required to achieve proficiency in at least one foreign language before completion of the degree.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the economic, cultural, legal and political issues associated with international business
  • Acquire the broad discipline knowledge that are basic to international business enterprises
  • Develop cultural sensitivity and effective communication skills that enable them to communicate with others from diverse backgrounds
  • Acquire the skills necessary to pursue entry level positions in an American or foreign multinational firm, develop one’s own business abroad, or work for international governments or agencies

Program Director

Tim Raynor
Assistant Dean and Undergraduate Program Director
Ernest C. Trefz School of Business
University of Bridgeport
230 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Office: Mandeville 22
email: traynor@bridgeport.edu
office ph: 203-576-4687
Skype: professor.raynor
Twitter: ProfRayn

Faculty Contact

Professor Congsheng Wu
Mandeville Hall, Room: 204
Phone:(203) 576-4869
E-Mail: congwu@bridgeport.edu

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Feb
21
Wed
Executive Speaker Series/Student Entrepreneur Showcase @ Mandeville Hall, Room 104
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Ernest C. Trefz School of Business is presenting an evening of inspiration and innovation in the Jacobson Lecture Hall (Mandeville 104). While free and open to all, please RSVP to ezoppi@bridgeport.edu or 203-576-4384 if you would like to attend.

5:00-6:00pm  Enjoy light refreshments as the SEC showcases its student-entrepreneurs as they present their original business ideas.
6:00-7:00pm  Vincencia Adusei, ’02, ’05 (MBA), president of VASE Management, LLC, will speak about her career as an entrepreneur in the construction industry, followed by Q & A.
7:00-8:00pm  SEC showcase continues with more student presentations.

Vincencia Adusei
President/CEO, Vase Construction
Vincencia delivers strategic leadership and tactical direction for VASE Management. She has a unique blend of leadership, vision and knowledge. She brings over 15 years of experience in her assigned role. She attended University of Bridgeport and earned her Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degree and her Masters of Business Administration (MBA). Fluent in two languages, Vincencia is a Ghanaian-American Entrepreneur and a transformative leader. She is using business skills and sense of integrity she learned while watching her family construction business in Ghana. Her father was head of Road and Civil Engineering for Ghana Highways Authority and key in planning and development of strategic projects in Kumasi and Accra (two largest cities in Ghana). Vincencia watched her mother and father built a successful construction business and has followed their footsteps.

Feb
26
Mon
Ernest C. Trefz School of Business Faculty Meet and Greet @ Mandeville Hall
Feb 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The School of Business Faculty Meet and Greet allows prospective graduate students to come and network with faculty members and the dean in the School of Business. It will also feature an informational panel-led discussion. Prospective students interested in the following programs are welcome to attend: MBA (online and on-campus), M.S. Finance, and M.S. Analytics and Systems.

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