Globalization and Emerging Markets

This class provide students with an understanding of drivers of globalization, the demands this process places on business development, and the opportunities created as well for successful local and international business models. The course focuses on how technology shifts have created a global labor market, undermining traditional geographic advantage, and creating new business models. Students also develop knowledge of national and international financial systems, problems of financial fragility, business strategies to manage financial cycles, and governance systems for international trade and finance. The course concludes with a focus on factors encouraging new opportunities to relocalize business, and strategies for doing so.

After completing this course, student will be better able to:
  • Understand how globalization has redefined the stakeholder community: customers, employees, capital sources, and suppliers
  • Explain underlying determinants and emerging trends driving trade and globalization
  • Describe the fundamentals of money, banking and the role of the central bank, and how these roles have rapidly evolved with technology
  • Recognize cyclical drivers of financial fragility, policy responses, and business responses
  • Develop business models tailored to bottom-of-the-pyramid and local markets

Current Course Descriptions

  • Principles of Sustainable Management (POSM)
  • Economics for Decision-making
  • Personal Leadership Development
  • Accounting and the Integrated Bottom Line
  • NYCLab
  • Globalization and Emerging Markets
  • Operations and Supply Chains
  • Finance for Sustainability
  • Customers and Marketing
  • Data, Analytics, and Decisions
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leading Change in Organizations
  • Strategy for Sustainability
  • Employees and Organizations
  • Circular Value Chain Management
  • Sustaining a Mission-Driven Organization
  • ImpactLab: Defining the Future of Finance
  • Business and Sustainable Development
  • Capstone