Latin American Business Environment

LAS 6295
Section E195
Class 22408
SPRING 2024 | Online, 2 credits

Course description

This course serves as an overview of the economic, political, social, and cultural characteristics of Latin America as they relate to the business context. It helps students develop a foundational understanding of the region’s business environment and its challenges and opportunities. It consists of special talks with LAS industry alumni and real-world project work. No previous Latin American coursework required, but is helpful.

ProfessorMary Risner Small
Dr. Mary Risner
Associate Director, Outreach and Business Programs
Center for Latin American Studies
Phone: 352-273-4723

Research Interests
Marketing, retailing, intercultural competence, digital literacy, Languages for Specific Purposes (LSP), experiential learning, globally networked learning environments

Geographic Expertise
Brazil, Mexico