Academic calendar

Academic calendar

Studying alongside peers from around the world, you will learn the intricacies of global management, cross-cultural relations, political economy and more. Supplementing your online coursework with Regional Business Environment seminars around the world, you will gain a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities of leading in today’s global marketplace.

 

19-Month Program

Students in the 19-month track can expect to spend an average of 25-30 hours each week completing their schoolwork.

Class of 2015 (Jan. 2014 - Aug. 2015)

Term 1: January 4 - April 27, 2014
Credits and Locations
  Orientation & ON-SITE Seminar: Jan. 4 - 11, 2014 Glendale, AZ
  Global Business Leadership for the 21st Century 3.0
  Courses:  
  Business and Managerial Communications 1.5
  Global Political Economy 3.0
  Fundamentals of Accounting 1.5
  Financial Accounting 1.5

Term 2: May 12 - August 24, 2014
 
  ON-SITE Seminar: June 30 - July 7, 2014 Beijing or Johannesburg
  Regional Business Environment - Option* 3.0
  Summer Break: June 29 - July 6, 2014  
  Courses:  
  Data Analysis 3.0
  Finance Fundamentals 1.5
  Competing through People 1.5

Term 3: September 2 - December 21, 2014
 
  ON-SITE Seminar: October 20-27, 2014 Santiago or Istanbul
  Regional Business Environment - Option* 3.0
  Fall Break: October 19 - November 2, 2014  
  Courses:  
  Financial Management 1.5
  Global Financial Management 1.5
  Global Marketing 3.0
  Competitive Strategy 1.5

Term 4: January 12 - May 3, 2015
 
  ON-SITE Seminar: March 2-9, 2015 TBD
  Regional Business Environment - Option* 3.0
  Spring Break: March 1-15, 2015  
  Courses:  
  Managerial Decision Making 1.5
  Global Economics 1.5
  Global Enterprise 1.5
  Cross-cultural Communications 1.5

Term 5: May 11 - August 20, 2015
 
  Courses:  
  Global Leadership 1.5
  Global Strategy 1.5
  Global Operations Management 1.5
  Global Negotiations (1) 1.5
  Global Negotiations (2) 1.5
  ON-SITE Seminar: August 15-20, 2015 Glendale, AZ
  Global Management for the 21st Century 3.0

Graduation: August 21, 2015
Glendale, AZ
*Students must choose at least two RBE courses from different regions (6 credit hours total). Locations are offered on a space-available basis.
 The above calendar is proposed only. Actual dates may change.

Class of 2016 (Aug. 2014 - MAY 2016)

Orientation & ON-SITE Seminar: Aug. 30 - Sept. 6, 2014 - Glendale, AZ