Global MBA LatAm

  • This course investigates the nature of trade theory; commercial policy; and selected trade and finance problems of developing countries.

  • This course presents the basic principles and analytical techniques of financial management. Topics include financial analysis and planning; capital markets theory; cost of capital and capital budgeting; and long-term financing, decisions.

  • The course equips students with a standard set of career management skills that can be used in any future career search process including: using self assessment and market research tools to identify your goal(s), developing an effective resume and cover letter, professional networking and interviewing skills, and job search ethics and etiquette. The course emphasizes a proactive job search process and teaches students how to leverage skills for future career moves.

  • This course focuses on effective management communication for personal and corporate leadership development and illustrates how core concepts of communication strategy inform the various channels of management. Students analyze the components of effective communication with regard to theme, audience, style, clarity, cross-cultural sensitivity, structure and organization in both oral and written forms. Its thematic approach includes leadership, ethics, mergers, and acquisitions, e-commerce, public language and corporate culture, teaming, and project management.

  • This course offers an introduction to the fundamentals of the international business environment and its three major aspects: (1) the institutional framework and policy management of international economic relations, (2) risk assessment and strategic analysis of nation-states, and (3) the operational and organizational concerns of the transnational enterprise.

  • This seminar will develop the concepts, framework, and vision necessary to successfully manage a global enterprise. Key elements will include the globalization of economic and political systems, as well as the globalization of business. Students will be required to apply the distance interaction tools they will be using later in the program. Thunderbird faculty will lead this seminar.

  • The Regional Business Environment courses deal with the political and social contexts in which business activities take place. This includes consideration of the 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 center, and transportation systems.

  • The Regional Business Environment courses deal with the political and social contexts in which business activities take place. This includes consideration of the 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 center, and transportation systems.

  • This course introduces accrual accounting concepts including revenue recognition, matching, and asset and liability valuation. Topics covered include the recognition and measurement of accounting events, the preparation and analysis of financial statements (balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash flows), the use of international financial statements and an introduction to inter-corporate investments.

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