Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

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EMBA 922 001 (CRN: 24436)

MANAGING GLOBAL FIRM: STRATEGY

Long Title: MANAGING THE GLOBAL FIRM: STRATEGY
Department: Management
Instructor: Zhang, Anthea
Meetings:
1:30PM - 6:00PM F (8-JAN-2021 - 8-JAN-2021) 
8:00AM - 12:30PM F (22-JAN-2021 - 22-JAN-2021) 
8:00AM - 12:30PM F (5-FEB-2021 - 5-FEB-2021) 
10:30AM - 12:30PM F (19-FEB-2021 - 19-FEB-2021) 
1:30PM - 6:00PM F (5-MAR-2021 - 5-MAR-2021) 
Part of Term: EMBA Term I
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 Program(s):
MBA - Executive Program
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required)
Section Enrolled: 60
Enrollment data as of: 15-JUN-2024 10:44PM
 
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.