The purpose of the multinational management major is to prepare MBAs for managerial, financial and consulting positions in which a sophisticated understanding of the multinational firm, the international competitive environment, and the cross-national political and social aspects of business is required. The major consists of courses on multinational management complemented by functional electives in the areas of finance, marketing, accounting, legal studies, public policy, real estate or healthcare management.
Requirements for the Major
The major consists of 4.5 credit units beyond the required curriculum (i.e., MGMT 655, MGMT 611, MGMT 612) . Only one credit unit of pass/fail coursework can be counted toward the major.
a) Required course (Between .5 cu and 1 cu)
MGMT 611 Managing the Established Enterprise
MGMT 612 Managing the Emerging Enterprise
b) At least 1.5 cu of Multinational Management electives (If neither MGMT 871 nor MGMT 875 are offered, an international functional course — see (c) — may be substituted with approval of the advisor)
MGMT 715 Political Environment of the Multinational Firm (.5 cu)
MGMT 720X Corporate Diplomacy
MGMT 871 Multinational Business Policy
MGMT 875 International Comparative Management
MGMT 894 ASP for Multinational Management
c) Remaining credit units from any other international courses in Management, Finance, Marketing, OPIM, BEPP, Health Care or Legal Studies and Business Ethics. New course offerings, changes in offerings and changes in content make it impossible to provide a firm list of approved courses but the following is a list of courses that have typically been approved for the Multinational Management major:
MGMT 788 Governance and Management of Chinese Firms
MGMT 809 Private Equity in Emerging Markets (.5 cu)
ACCT 730 International Accounting and Financial Reporting
BEPP 788 International Industrial Development Strategies
BEPP 789 Nations, Politics, and Markets
BEPP 798 Privatization: An International Perspective
FNCE 731 International Corporate Finance
FNCE 732 International Banking
HCMG 859 Comparative Health Care Systems
HCMG 868 Private Sector Development in Global Health (.5 cu)
HCMG 890 Health Care Innovation in India
LGST 802 Global Corporate Law and Management
LGST 820 International Ethics
LGST 830 Social Impact and Responsibility
OPIM 673 Global Supply Chain Management (.5 cu)
REAL 821 Real Estate Development
REAL 890 International Real Estate Comparisons (.5 cu)
Advanced Study Projects or Independent Studies including MGMT 656, MKTG 890 and Field Application Projects are highly international in scope and pedagogical purpose.
INSEAD and LBS courses that are highly international in scope and pedagogical purpose may be included with permission if you receive a grade of 3 or 4.
Advisor: Adrian Tschoegl (telephone: 215.898.1149; email firstname.lastname@example.org)