Global MBA LatAm

  • Foundations for Global Business Leadership serves as an introduction to the Global MBA On-Demand program. As such, we will examine the changing international business environment. Our goal is to begin the program?s process of understanding the dynamics of the global political economy, examining its effects at the firm level, and identifying skills managers need to function effectively in this environment.

  • This course investigates the nature of international financial markets; balance of payments; foreign exchange markets and hedging instruments; alternative international monetary arrangements and institutions; the respective adjustment mechanisms in fiscal and monetary policy changes.

  • This course presents an advanced treatment of the theory and practice of financial decision making in the firm. Topics include efficient markets, portfolio theory, capital-market theory, capital-structure theory, the cost of capital, capital budgeting, and dividend policy. Pedagogy involved lectures, textbook readings, and case studies.

  • This course investigates the quantitative and analytical tools and techniques used by modern operations managers. Though most often used in production areas, these concepts have become central to the service disciplines as well. Topics include capital budgeting, linear programming, forecasting, inventory models, quality control, scheduling, analysis of some queuing models, PERT, CPM and decision theory.

  • In global economies, entrepreneurship is the engine of economic growth and prosperity. As emerging global leaders, it is important for you to understand the underlying principles and concepts about entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial process. This course covers the personal characteristics and qualities of the entrepreneur, innovation, creativity, the business plan, opportunity analysis, and the role of entrepreneurship in developed and developing economies.

  • This course explores the mix of organizational practices and people that can be the basis of sustainable competitive advantage in the contemporary global business environment. Topics covered include cross-cultural issues in managing people; organizational culture; leadership; employee skills and motivation; reward systems; and change management.

  • This foundation course in strategy covers a range of Core concepts and analytical techniques relating to competitive advantages in global organizations. It deals with both classical and contemporary issues of importance such industry analysis, Core competence of organizations, top management teams and corporate governance, product / market scope decisions, and value chain analysis. The emphasis is on the application analytical tools and framework to understand complex strategy issues.

  • This foundation course in strategy covers a range of Core concepts and analytical techniques relating to competitive advantages in global organizations. It deals with both classical and contemporary issues of importance such industry analysis, Core competence of organizations, top management teams and corporate governance, product / market scope decisions, and value chain analysis. The emphasis is on the application analytical tools and framework to understand complex strategy issues.

  • This course examines the essentials of negotiation and bargaining processes with repeated exercises to develop these skills. The first half of the course is devoted to increasingly complex negotiations in small groups. During the second half, students assume negotiating positions on a variety of international issues that are currently being negotiated and will present before the entire class.

  • This course provides an intellectual and experiential forum for developing the interpersonal-intercultural communication and interaction skills necessary for international managers. While learning to identify cultural aspects of verbal and nonverbal behavior of persons from different cultures and themselves, students come to recognize cultural differences that can cause difficulties in management situations.

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