Created by the International Business Center at Michigan State University. A knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities. Create an account to access additional content. Includes video collections and tutorials "How to Do Business in..."
Market conditions, opportunities, regulations, and business customs for over 125 countries prepared by trade and industry experts at U.S. embassies
worldwide. Part of International Trade Administration portal.
Focus on consumer goods and services. Provides access to market research data, country reports, company profiles, and statistics on countries, consumers, and industries for over 350 markets and 205 countries. Demographic, economic, and marketing statistics for countries worldwide, as well as several years of historic market size data for many consumer products in multiple countries, plus 5-year forecasts. Consumer lifestyles, companies and brands. Formerly known as GMID (Global Market Information Database).
Provides access to U.S. and international industries, public and private companies, and country reports. Examples of Porter's Five Forces analyses in Industry reports, SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) in Company reports, and PESTLE (Political, Economic, Sociological, Technological, Legal and Environmental) in Country reports. Databases and Analysis sections include statistics and data on industries, companies, countries, cities, and consumer products by country as well as financial deal data, news, case studies, analyst insights and more. Please note that UTSA does not subscribe to GlobalData Intelligence Centers.
Interactive language learning software. Includes vocabulary flash cards, pronunciation practice, activities/games, language and culture blogs, online social communities, video-based grammar lessons. Basic to intermediate level. More than 90 languages offered, including ESL.
Users MUST create an account when they first use this online tool - that is how it tracks your learning progress. Access is available on or off campus AFTER creating an account. For mobile access, in the Transparent Language menu click on “Get the App” for the most recent version, and use the login and password provided to activate the app once downloaded.