Executive MBA Europe

  • Participants completing this course will learn about fulfilling the changing professional and social expectations around responsible business management. Session s will address evaluating the changing demands of society on managers and corporations and the associated risks and opportunities. The course will also explore current and cutting edge business strategies for squaring social, environmental and ethical responsibilities with competitive demands.

  • In this course, we will investigate the increasing use of projects to accomplish important organizational goals and the unique style of management required to lead them. The course will address both advanced and fundamental project management and project leadership concepts and tools.

  • Provides a strategic perspective on value chains that create and deliver goods and services to customers. Introduces principles and tools related to the design, measurement, improvement, and sustainability of processes. Course topics explore the role of market segment choices and operating priorities as they influence decisions about process flows, supply chain design, process architecture, customer service, waste reduction, quality, responsiveness, and social responsibility.

  • This course focuses on the unique issues related to marketing strategy implementation. It examines how the international market environment affects the design and implementation of a successful marketing strategy in global markets. The course is designed to provide the participants with an enhanced concept of the following: the international dimensions of marketing; conceptual frameworks to analyze the environmental uniqueness of each market with emphasis on the cultural, economic and political elements; and, the development and deployment of relevant marketing metrics.

  • This course will offer an overview of market realities in China and tactics for successful competitive positioning and competition. Students will examine a variety of businesses and industries in two Chinese cities to better understand these realities. Students will also participate in a variety of cultural and networking activities to build understanding and relationships to support future activities in this region.

  • Thunderbird?s Personal and Professional Development Program is designed to enhance each participant?s leadership attributes and skills. The Program opens with assessment of learning preferences so that participants can optimize their educational experiences throughout the EMBA. In the earliest stages of the Program directed introspection, self-assessment and reflection will help participants discover and articulate their short- and long-term goals and tie those goals to a specific personal and professional development plan.

  • This course will provide a practical overview of international business law that can be utilized by international business managers. Topics to be covered include legal systems, nationality, intellectual property, outsourcing, and international litigation. Each session will be a combination of lecture and class discussion.

  • GM-8674 Field Seminar in India
    This course provides students the opportunity to visit companies and meet executives and government officials to learn about the challenges and opportunities that business leaders currently face in India. Students will also have opportunities to visit homes and interact with family members to understand first hand India?s changing economic, cultural and social fabric and consumer preferences.

  • This course is based in Abu Dhabi and Delhi, will provide students with an interesting comparison between a small nation seeking to diversify from its dependence on oil and gas and a large diversified country coping with stark disparities in income, resources and education. This course will help students formulate answers to the following questions; (i) what are the implications of important similarities and differences between the UAE and India with regard to past and future growth prospects?

  • With a strategy leveraging oil wealth, entrepreneurship and geography, the UAE has emerged as a service and trade-oriented economy linking Europe, Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. This course, is based in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, will provide students with an understanding of where the UAE fits in this the broader pattern of development for the MENA region as a whole and will explore answers to the following questions; (i) what are the implications of important similarities and differences between the UAE and other MENA economies with regard to past and future growth prospects?