Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2019

     

EMBA 922 001 (CRN: 26446)

MANAGING GLOBAL FIRM: STRATEGY

Long Title: MANAGING THE GLOBAL FIRM: STRATEGY
Department: Management
Instructor: Zhang, Anthea
Meetings:
10:15AM - 12:30PM F MCN 312 (1-FEB-2019 - 1-FEB-2019) 
1:30PM - 6:00PM F MCN 312 (1-FEB-2019 - 1-FEB-2019) 
8:00AM - 12:30PM F MCN 312 (15-FEB-2019 - 15-FEB-2019) 
8:00AM - 6:00PM S MCN 312 (2-MAR-2019 - 2-MAR-2019) 
Session: EMBA Mini 2
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required)
Section Enrolled: 57
Enrollment data as of: 4-DEC-2021 7:48PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: With an ever-growing number of industries becoming global in scope, managers are being increasingly challenged to manage firms with a global perspective. The course of “Global Strategy” seeks to provide students with the skills, knowledge and sensitivity required to attain and maintain sustainable competitive advantage within a global environment. This course highlights the following topics: motivations of going global, choices among various entry strategies, political risk in global businesses, and coordination and control of globally-distributed operations. Case discussions are adopted in the course.