Post Master in Global Management

  • This course concentrates on a number of commonly applied quantitative tools in everyday business which can be used to improve the quality of managerial decisions. Topics covered include descriptive statistics, basic probability, confidence interval, simulation, sampling, hypothesis testing, regression analysis and linear programming. Different managerial applications of these probabilistic as well as deterministic techniques in a variety of business areas will be demonstrated.

  • This course explores the theory and practice of financial management in a corporate context and market environment.

  • This course investigates the nature of foreign exchange markets and hedging instruments; international financial markets and the transmission of funds; balance of payments; alternative international monetary arrangements and institutions; and the respective adjustment mechanisms in response to fiscal and monetary policy changes. The course also examines how countries grow successfully and the causes of economic crisis.

  • The third module of Finance examines corporate finance issues from managerial and strategic perspectives, and extends the concepts covered in the previous two modules to cross-border settings. Topics addressed include: financial and real options; risk management; corporate valuation (domestic cross-border).

  • The second module of Finance picks up where the Fundamentals course leaves off. Topics addressed include: Portfolio theory and the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM); Weighted Average Cost of Capital; capital structure theories (including agency/signaling theories and dividend policy); financial market efficiency and its implications.

  • This course examines development prospects and
    policy in less developed and transition economies. Issues
    include trade, investment, foreign aid, international debt, technology transfer, poverty, environment, social development,and sustainable development. The roles of international and regional organizations, government policy, and domestic and foreign corporations are explored.

  • In recent years, the business world has become increasingly sensitized to the presence of institutional governance and defining the culture of a corporation and its core values. Stated explicitly or not, these issues not only impact the reputation of the venture or corporation, but also its sustainability and financial bottom line.

  • This course combines an introduction to cosmopolitan democratic theory and a primer on the mechanics of the Internet with case studies of how this technology has empowered or weakened citizens in democratic and authoritarian settings. The discussion will cover the 1990s, when the global information infrastructure was fundamentally overhauled, presenting numerous questions and conflicts about citizen?s rights. This course will study Google in China and Yahoo!

  • This course focuses on the communication process between the West and the Arab-Islamic world. It analyzes the communication and information patterns in the Arab-Islamic culture. This analysis is necessary for achieving successful intercultural dialogue between the West and the Arab-Islamic world, and for ensuring success in business and politics in the Arab and Islamic countries. The course examines and deconstructs the word-based fundamentals of the Arab-Islamic culture in order to reveal the essence of the Arab-Islamic communication and information mechanisms.

  • As we take the first steps in a networked economy, the transformation of our ways of doing business has become profound. The World Wide Web, MP3 compression, digital interactive television, wireless communication, video streaming, podcasting, video sharing, thin computing, and social networks are redefining the ways we interact with customers and manage market(ing) relationships.