MBA Dual Degree

  • This course will prove an understanding of the Paraguayan business environment in the contexts of the Latin American region and the role of developing nations in the international economy. It will also provide participants a "real-life", "hands-on" experience of the challenges and complexities of development in an undeveloped setting.

    It will expose participants to the challenges that managers, expatriates, firms, consultants, and organizations routinely face in the still-developing Paraguayan market and society.

  • This course offers the students the opportunity to study the business, political, and cultural environment of Chile, Peru and Argentina, and the opportunity to meet and interact with important representatives of the governmental, commerce and cultural sectors.

  • Switzerland is one of the world?s most important centers of international cooperation and Geneva is home to a large number of global intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations. This course provides students an opportunity to experience the work of many international organizations, both public and private, and aims to provide practical knowledge of these organizations as well as a greater appreciation of the challenges they face in today?s global community.

  • This course focuses on the strategic and tactical development of business plans for marketers whose customers include other businesses, the government, and institutions, as opposed to consumers. The course places emphasis on (a) business market processes, strategies and their tactical execution, (b) management of B2B relationships and account management strategies, (c) leveraging of Web 2.0 tools in market strategies and tactics(d) all taking into consideration the implications and opportunities of globalization.

  • This course focuses on the managerial and technological
    issues related to the design and implementation of
    business-to-business marketing strategies. The course places
    emphasis on the management of long-term relationships with
    end-users and distributors within a value creation framework.
    The creation and maximization of value are central concepts,
    both from an end user as well as from a supplier perspective. The emphasis throughout the course is on the management of the marketing function and the use of marketing techniques

  • This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the key marketing issues through an examination of various marketing decisions. This course complements other marketing courses by adopting a more hands-on and practical approach to strategic market planning. Specifically the course objectives are to: help students develop an understanding of the role that analytical techniques and computer models can play in enhancing marketing decision making in modern enterprises; improve students? skill in viewing marketing processes and relationships systematically

  • This course provides a managerial orientation to the topic of international brand management. It is designed to prepare students for a career in international brand and/or product management.

  • This course examines in detail the business, economic, and politics associated with the global energy industry. The course, while not exclusively focused on hydrocarbon energy sources, devotes a large amount of time to this area because of its current energy role. The depth and breadth of material includes history, culture, politics, and involves some of the largest, most profitable, most valued, and most influential multinational firms in the world.

  • This course will take participants to Lima and Arequipa, Peru where they will work with graduates of the SWEP Business Certificate program that are currently expanding their small to medium-sized businesses. In Lima, student will receive orientation training, visit a variety of small businesses and meet with professionals involved in the women entrepreneurship in Peru. They will also interface with Thunderbird Alumni and take part in cultural experience which highlight Peru?s current business environment as it related to small and mediums sized businesses.

  • This course provides an overview of the private equity industry globally, its role in economy, its participants, its operations, and its recent development. It covers different phases of the private equity investment process and the players involved at each stage. The phases include: setting up a fund, selection and screening of investments, exploring valuation techniques, structuring a deal, managing and exiting investments. Emphasis will be on the practical aspects of private equity transactions through case studies and interactions with private equity professionals.

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