Global Strategy and Organization OpenCourseWare: A Free MIT Grad-Level International Business Class

Published Jan 16, 2009

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'Global Strategy and Organization' is a core course for students pursuing master's degrees in MIT's Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership. This cutting-edge course is now available to the public at MIT's OpenCourseWare website. 'Global Strategy and Organization' is of interest to current and future entrepreneurs, managers and business students who want to understand the challenges and advantages of doing business in a global context.

Global Strategy and Organization: Course Specifics

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Global Strategy and Organization: Course Description

As global competition among multinational corporations (MNCs) heats up, business people need a deep understanding of the strategic perspectives that facilitate success in an international context. 'Global Strategy and Organization,' was designed for master's degree candidates in MIT's Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership. In the first stage of this course, students learn to identify and evaluate lucrative international business opportunities in various countries and industries. In the next portion of the class, 'Global Strategy and Organization' OpenCourseWare teaches students when and how individual firms can take advantage of these opportunities. The course culminates by exploring the unique internal challenges that MNCs face. The original 'Global Strategy and Organization' was a lecture course taught by Professor Donald Lessard.

In addition to the course reading list and project instructions, 'Global Strategy and Organization' OpenCourseWare allows Internet users to view the class lecture notes and discussion questions. You can learn more about 'Global Strategy and Organization' by visiting the international business management course page.

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