MS Global Management

  • This course provides an overview of the design, control, and improvement of manufacturing and service productions systems. Topics include operations strategy, process selection, value stream analysis, quality management, lean production and supply chain management.

  • This course provides practical insights into those factors, both external and internal, which impact leadership effectiveness. Topics covered include the achievements of leaders, characteristics of leaders, leading across cultures, leading change and relationship between leaders and followers.

  • This capstone course in global strategy focuses on the inherent tensions that global organizations encounter in formulating and implementing strategy such as localization v. standardization, and centralization v. decentralization. The treatment of issues transcends the typical multi-domestic or international template to address concerns of a transnational nature. Within framework, contemporary developments in joint ventures, strategic alliances, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and the management of the globally diversified organization will be addressed.

  • In global economies, entrepreneurship is the engine of economic growth and prosperity. As emerging global leaders students will need 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 focuses on the many aspects of creating and growing a global venture. The concepts of going to market, competitive sustainability and building a company to last are discussed along with the aspects and characteristics of global entrepreneurs and the global entrepreneurship process. The concepts of creativity, innovation and opportunity analysis are discussed both an individual and corporate setting as are global ethics, corporate governance, social enterprise and intrapreneurship (corporate venturing).

  • This course will focus on the building blocks and the basic theories of Finance. Topics addressed include: Present value (and Net Present Value) concepts; the basics of stock and bond valuation (including the NPVGO model); capital budgeting (various tools of capital budgeting, and derivation of cash flows for capital budgeting); working capital management.

  • 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; traditional and emerging models of organizations; 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 advantage in global organizations. It deals with both classical and contemporary issues of importance such as 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 frameworks to understand complex strategy issues.

  • This course is designed to provide students with the basic principles of marketing management i.e. marketing mix, segmentation, target marketing, and positioning, a toolkit required to conduct quantitative analysis as a marketing manager, the ability to conduct an analysis of consumers, competitors and channels, frameworks to evaluate the similarities and differences between domestic and global marketing and marketing ethics and cross-cultural nuances to enable the student to successfully implement marketing strategies in international markets.

  • This course covers the application of accounting models to the measurement of assets, liabilities and stockholders? equity. Topic covered include marketable securities, receivable and inventory valuation, fixed and intangible assets, bonds, leases, dividends, stock buybacks, stock splits and foreign currency translation. The emphasis of the course is on the evaluation of corporate financial reporting policy and the usefulness of financial reports for decision making. U.S. and international accounting standards are covered.