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Untertitel: Englisch, Arabischer Raum

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Try out lectures, course readings, and self-paced assignments from the Master of Business Administration (iMBA) degree

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Flexible Fristen

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Ca. 13 Stunden zum Abschließen

Empfohlen: 4 hours/week...

Englisch

Untertitel: Englisch, Arabischer Raum

Lehrplan - Was Sie in diesem Kurs lernen werden

Woche
1
1 Stunde zum Abschließen

Course Orientation

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course....
2 Videos (Gesamt 5 min), 6 Lektüren, 1 Quiz
2 Videos
Know More about Professor Bucheli2m
6 Lektüren
Syllabus10m
Glossary10m
Brand Descriptions10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Updating Your Profile10m
Social Media10m
1 praktische Übung
Orientation Quiz10m
4 Stunden zum Abschließen

Module 1: How Did We Get Here? Why Does It Matter?

The current global world is not unique nor is it stable. The world has been more globally integrated in the past than in the present times. Many emerging economies are actually re-emerging from a not-so-distant past when they dominated the global economy. An understanding of these processes will allow us to conduct sophisticated analyses of the global economy that take into account political and economic issues as well as historical processes. ...
6 Videos (Gesamt 63 min), 1 Lektüre, 2 Quiz
6 Videos
China and India: Re-emerging Economies7m
The Three Stages of Globalization10m
Latin America: A Case Study (Part 1)15m
Latin America: A Case Study (Part 2)21m
Like this course? Learn more with the iMBA! (Optional)1m
1 Lektüre
Module 1 Readings and Resources10m
1 praktische Übung
Module 1 Quiz38m
Woche
2
4 Stunden zum Abschließen

Module 2: The Big Disappointment: The World Did Not Converge

During the 1990s, many analysts forecasted a global cultural, economic, and political convergence. Reality shows that this did not happen. Business people engaged in global activities need to understand how to analyze the differences between countries. This module provides tools for this type of analysis and ways to determine how they affect businesses....
4 Videos (Gesamt 74 min), 1 Lektüre, 2 Quiz
4 Videos
Cultural Distance30m
Administrative Distance23m
Economic Distance9m
1 Lektüre
Module 2 Readings and Resources10m
1 praktische Übung
Module 2 Quiz40m
Woche
3
3 Stunden zum Abschließen

Module 3: Why We Trade and How We Do It

The most basic way by which corporations develop international operations is through trade. These operations are determined by the way nations arrange trade with each other. In this section we explore what determines what and how countries trade with each other, the mechanisms regulating this trade, and the way corporations adapt to them....
4 Videos (Gesamt 36 min), 1 Lektüre, 2 Quiz
4 Videos
Contemporary Explanations8m
Institutions in Charge of World Trade6m
Implications for Business8m
1 Lektüre
Module 3 Readings and Resources10m
1 praktische Übung
Module 3 Quiz40m
Woche
4
2 Stunden zum Abschließen

Module 4: Why Do We Have Multinationals? What Determines the Type of Multinational?

You don’t need to be a multinational to succeed in the business world. In fact, not all successful firms become multinational and not all multinationals are successful. This module explains what the main elements are in determining whether firms become multinational or not, what characteristics they exploit when going abroad, and where their competitive advantage is. ...
4 Videos (Gesamt 48 min), 1 Lektüre, 1 Quiz
4 Videos
Ownership Advantages17m
Location Advantages13m
Internalization Advantages5m
1 Lektüre
Module 4 Readings and Resources10m
1 praktische Übung
Module 4 Quiz38m

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Marcelo Bucheli

Associate Professor
Department of Business Administration, College of Business

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This Kurs is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Start an open course or Specialization today to watch courses featuring iMBA faculty and complete self-paced assignments. When you complete each course, you’ll earn a certificate that you can add to your LinkedIn and resume. If you apply and are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

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Über die Spezialisierung Global Challenges in Business

Learning Outcomes for the Specialization: Upon completion of this specialization, you will be able to: Understand how businesses function in the global marketplace. Make ethical decisions to run a responsible business in the global marketplace. Understand the role of business in addressing global challenges such as poverty and the environment. Understand how business can pursue opportunities and confront challenges in the complex global marketplace....
Global Challenges in Business

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