OUR COURSES

Here are a few examples of content of the courses :

GLOBAL MANAGEMENT

 

In an increasingly complex global business environment, what are the challenges faced by the international managers?

 

In this course students learn the fundamental elements of modern management of complex organizations.  Leadership management, corporate culture, management in the context of multilingual and multicultural companies, elements of finance and principles of accounting as well as production constraints and sourcing, are among the topics covered in the course. In-class discussion will focus on business cases, innovation and e-commerce and resolution of complex business situations.

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE

The purpose of this course is to focus on understanding the theory of international finance and its application to the real world. In this course, students learn the fundamentals of international finance applications from a business point of view. The foreign exchange markets and world capital markets are described and explained (bankings, debt and equity), as well as the commodities markets, the futures and options markets and derivatives as tools of financial management of the global organization.

 

Risk Management and Hedging Strategies, International Financing of Corporations in the Short-Term and in the Long-Term, Foreign Direct Investment, Managing Net Working Capital and International Trade Finance are studied as part of a complete description of the global financial system and its impact on the finances of the companies. At the end of the course the students will be able to grasp the complexity of the international system and will have the tools to engage in more specialized international finance courses.

BUSINESS LAW

How  must the global manager  handle the legal challenges of a Multinational Corporation? How is day to day management of legal issues addressed in the life of a business organization? What are the steps the modern manager should take to preserve the legal integrity of his or her business organization during troubled times? What is the cost of a lawsuit in the U.S.?

 

In this course students are placed into real life business situations where the legal aspects of doing business in the U.S. and internationally are explained in detail. International legal strategy, Lawsuits, Intellectual properties, challenges and protections, Responsibility, Negligence and Damages, Antitrust Laws in the U.S., Competition Laws in the European Union Law, Chinese Business Law, International Courts, are among the various topics studied in this class. The aim is to give students an overview of the global legal systems and their interactions in the business world.

BUSINESS STRATEGY

As the Chairman and President of a Multinational Corporation, how will you address the daily complexity of managing your company?

 

In this course students are placed in the CEO’s management seat where Business Strategy and Policy is the formulation of basic organizational missions, purposes, and objectives, development of policies and program strategies to achieve them and efficient execution of implementation processes that result in the achievement of organizational objectives.

This course is designed to give the students the opportunity to develop an essential managerial tool, improve their confidence in their ability to structure problems and make decisions.

The functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, information systems, and economics are put together into a comprehensive strategic analysis of a firm. In-class cases-study and international comparisons of large organizations in their management behavior and strategies in times of global financial challenges and crisis are conducted as models for future company policies. At the end of the course, students will be able to conduct their own assessments of international corporations’ business strategies and policies.