Global Business Management

Length: 2 to 10-week
Who should attend? Middle managers, entrepreneurs, business students and those interested in the field of global management.
Prerequisites: None
Language requirements: English language fluency at 500 TOEFL or equivalent
Total hours per session: 10-week diploma program: 250+ Individual 2-week modules: 50+
Days per week: 5
Average class size: 25
A comprehensive exploration of the issues of management in a global business environment. The intensive course is structured into five two-week modules concentrating on the latest management practices and strategies in focused daytime sessions involving lecture and discussion. Case studies and site visits to Southern California corporations and other places of professional interest are integrated into the program to provide an exposure to American business practices. Participants have the opportunity to network with professionals from the USA and several other countries.

The course is designed to be responsive to changing management trends and business practices. Individual topics are reviewed, revised and updated continuously. In light of the emergence of e-business, most modules include one or more e-business topics, such as: Adapting Your Organization to E-Business; Virtual Teams and E-HR; E-Marketing; E-Trading; Marketing and Promotion in a Digital Economy; and Web Design and Management.
Each module is structured to provide an overview session at the beginning, with each topic presented over one or two days. The five 2-week modules may be taken independently or together as a full package program.

Requirements of Course
Discussion and interactive exercises, role-playing, presentations, case studies, and reading of required and optional texts. Attendance at a minimum of 85% of the class meetings is required. Participants are expected to contribute to discussions and presentations with insights gained from their professional and educational experiences.

The instructors and guest speakers are faculty and business professionals with experience and insight into the most current global business practices.

Timelines and Updates
In order to keep current with changing management trends and business practices, individual topics are reviewed and revised on a regular basis.
10-week diploma program: $3500
Each 2-week module: $1350

Application Deadline
Application deadline is one month before the starting date of the program or module.