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Executive Education Short Course: Leading Global Organizations: Managing the Complex Challenges of Globalization

Dates: June 25-26, 2018
Location: NYU Washington Square Campus, New York City
Cost: $3,800 (travel and accommodation not included)

Globalization has fostered an increasingly interconnected world, with nearly $30 trillion in goods and services traded and more than $1 trillion in global corporate investment each year. Managers clearly see the potential for profit in global markets; and for many companies, globalization is increasingly a strategic imperative. Despite its substantial promise, the reality is that globalization is also rife with hazards. It presents risks that managers often fail to appreciate and that they sometimes overlook. As a result, global profitability often disappoints. In order to convert globalization’s potential into profits, executives need a new set of tools that will allow them to effectively identify global opportunities and better manage the risks present in dynamic global markets.

Combining lecture, discussion, case analyses and group exercises, this short course develops participants' ability to strategically navigate a rapidly changing global business climate. Participants will learn a variety of analytical frameworks related to global expansion and multinational management, and apply these frameworks to address important global challenges. Additionally, participants will focus on specific skills needed to lead international organizations and teams. They will examine global leadership styles that are most effective, both locally and globally; learn how to coordinate and collaborate with colleagues around the world; and understand how countries’ differing institutional environments pose unique challenges to international managers. 

For more information on this short course for executives, please visit the course webpage