Executive MBA Europe

  • Contemporary Business in North America is an introduction to the area of North America from perspectives useful to the international manager. The course focuses on the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It provides a geographical, demographic, and cultural overview of the region, and develops concepts useful for assessing the North American business environment. The course also covers major free trade agreements and their implications for doing business in the region.

  • This course is an introduction to the area of Latin America from perspectives useful to the international manager. The course begins with a brief geographical, demographic, and cultural overview of the region, and develops tools for analysis useful to assessing the Latin American business environment. The course then focuses on individual country cases such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico (and possibly an additional country, to be determined by the instructor).

  • This course is based in Santiago, Chile and Lima, Peru, provides students the opportunity to visit companies and meet executives and government officials to learn firsthand about the challenges and opportunities business leaders currently face in South America. Meetings with government officials will further enhance students? understanding of the South American business environment.

  • This field seminar is designed to provide a hands-on opportunity for students to see, hear, and experience the culture and business environment of two of the leading capital cities in Europe and the world?Moscow and Berlin. Structured to start in Moscow and end in Berlin, the seminar is planned around a series of lectures, corporate and government visits, and cultural tours, intended to allow students to investigate the cultural, political, and economic forces that impact business in these important countries.

  • This course based in Geneva, Switzerland, provides students the opportunity to visit major international organizations and firms and meet executives to learn firsthand about the role and functioning of global organizations such as the United Nations and the World Trade Organization, as well as the challenges and opportunities business leaders currently face in Switzerland.

  • Contemporary Business in Europe deals with the physical, political, legal, social, economic, cultural, regional integration, and other dimensions of the business environment of contemporary Europe. These include consideration of how Europe's human and non-human resources, political and legal structures, socio-economic configurations and models, cultural attributes, and the European Union edifice impinge on a managers ability to manage business and non-business operations successfully in contemporary Europe.

  • The Contemporary Business in Asia course deals with the cultural, political, geographic, and economic context in which business activities take place in Asia.

  • This course investigates the nature of foreign exchange markets and hedging instruments; international financial markets and the transmission of funds; balance of payments; alternative international monetary arrangements and institutions; and the respective adjustment mechanisms in response to fiscal and monetary policy changes. The course also examines how countries grow successfully and the causes of economic crisis.

  • The second module of Finance picks up where the Fundamentals course leaves off. Topics addressed include: Portfolio theory and the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM); Weighted Average Cost of Capital; capital structure theories (including agency/signaling theories and dividend policy); financial market efficiency and its implications.

  • This course provides students the opportunity to visit companies from a wide range of industries and meet executives and government officials to learn firsthand about the challenges and opportunities business leaders currently face in Brazil.

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