FT MBA Accelerated

  • The learning program of this internship is largely supported by the sponsoring organization with some faculty involvement. Since academic credit is granted, it is required for the student to coordinate with the Faculty Advisor who facilitates the learning process throughout the internship. The student must discuss with the Faculty Advisor, regarding the academic paper (minimum 4-5 pages of a special internship topic) and the progress of the work during the internship (at least one session during the trimester).

  • The Regional Business Environment courses deal with the political and social context in which business activities take place. This includes consideration of eight factors that shape or reflect the operational realities of management and business, including: Patterns of historical development cover political, social and economic events and structures. Geographic environment involves human and economic geography, covering population and natural resource distributions, regional financial and trade centers, and transportation systems.

  • The Regional Business Environment courses deal with the political and social context in which business activities take place. This includes consideration of eight factors that shape or reflect the operational realities of management and business, including: Patterns of historical development cover political, social and economic events and structures. Geographic environment involves human and economic geography, covering population and natural resource distributions, regional financial and trade centers, and transportation systems.

  • The Regional Business Environment courses deal with the political and social context in which business activities take place. This includes consideration of eight factors that shape or reflect the operational realities of management and business, including: Patterns of historical development cover political, social and economic events and structures. Geographic environment involves human and economic geography, covering population and natural resource distributions, regional financial and trade centers, and transportation systems.

  • The Regional Business Environment courses deal with the political and social context in which business activities take place. This includes consideration of eight factors that shape or reflect the operational realities of management and business, including: Patterns of historical development cover political, social and economic events and structures. Geographic environment involves human and economic geography, covering population and natural resource distributions, regional financial and trade centers, and transportation systems.

  • This course provides a managerial orientation to the topic of global marketing in today?s complex, rapidly changing international business environment. A key focus is developing competitive advantage by creating customer value. Course participants will gain a fundamental understanding of marketing strategy and marketing analysis (i.e., customer, competitor, and company analysis) as well as an appreciation of the basic strategic issues involved in market segmentation, market targeting, and market positioning in the international arena.

  • This course provides a managerial orientation to the topic of global marketing implementation in today?s complex and rapidly-changing business environment. The primary tactics/tools?product development, pricing strategies, marketing communications, distribution management?used by global marketers to create customer value and competitive advantage in international markets are examined. Throughout the course, an emphasis is placed on developing skills for entering new markets and sustaining or growing current markets.

  • This course focuses on developing competitive advantage by creating customer value. An understanding of customer relationships and their strategic implications is developed within the context of competitor and value-chain relationships. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of the analytical and managerial decision tools for creating competitive advantage, and the similarities and differences in domestic and global marketing.

  • This course explores the strategic management of the global firm. Readings, cases, group projects and discussions are used to present the analytical tools and techniques that support strategy formulation, and the related managerial skills and decision processes that foster strategy implementation in the global business environment.

  • This course provides a fast-paced review of key concepts and tools in global strategy and organizational behavior for students already possessing some knowledge in these areas. Both strategy formulation and implementation are addressed. Topics include: strategic focus; competitor and industry analysis; core competencies; organizational culture; cross-cultural leadership; and change management. The need for global businesses to fit all these elements together in the pursuit of competitive advantage is emphasized.

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