Fundação Dom Cabral

Available dates

Jun 21—26, 2020
6 days
Nova Lima, Brazil
TBD

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About the course

Competing internationally and succeeding in a complex and dynamic globalized world is not an easy task for organizations. Beyond the challenges of national competition, global firms often have to deal with political uncertainty, exchange rates, diverse consumer needs, mismatch of local management style, complex logistics, unfamiliar cultures, different time zones, among others.

The Global Business Management & Impact track will discuss strategies to enter and manage operations in foreign countries more effectively, considering current world complexities and how companies can thrive in this new global arena. Specific focus will be given to Latin America, with a two-fold perspective: opportunities for investment and growth for foreign firms, as well as structural and cultural aspects that may affect the internationalization process of firms from this region.

OBJECTIVES

At the end of this module, students should be capable of:

  • Interpreting changes in the global political and economic environment and their risks and opportunities for organizations.
  • Assessing the role of world organizations and trade agreements in foreign trade and investment.
  • Analyzing the competitive global environment and drivers for the internationalization of companies.
  • Designing entry and ownership strategies to support companies in internationalization process from and to Latin America.
  • Evaluating alternatives for managerial problems arising from operating in different geographies, cultures, economies and political/administrative environments.
  • Optimizing leadership skills in a multicultural work environment.
  • Analyzing structural and cultural specificities of doing business in Latin America.

CONTENT

  • Global political economy and trends
    • Critically analyze the changes, risks and trends in the global political and economic scenario.
    • Critically analyze forces for and against globalization and their impact on nations and organizations.
    • Appraise how multilateral rules and governance can help businesses and societies to benefit from economic globalization.
  • Global strategy
    • Interpret the differences between competitive and comparative advantage and how to identify the sources of advantage of a firm in global competition.
    • Analyze how to serve customers in other countries.
    • Analyze the dynamics of global competition.
    • Evaluate governmental and institutional challenges of operating across borders.
    • Design internationalization strategies.
  • The quest for global efficiency
    • Interpret the links between corporate strategies and operations design, with focus on end-to-end value generation.
    • Evaluate the drivers that improve operational efficiency across the entire business value chain.
    • Understand global networks setup principles, considering the challenges regarding local infrastructure and regulations.
    • Improve the vision on how business leaders drive efficiencies and productivity improvements, fighting against the conflicts of interests and using proper tradeoffs.
    • Define global value chain strategies considering structural specificities operations in and from Latin American.
  • Managing people in cross-cultural contexts
    • Interpret the global business environment, as well as verbal and non-verbal behaviors of different cultures.
    • Assess the difficulties of dealing with other cultures.
    • Develop leadership skills for multicultural teams.
    • Interpret some of the most significant cultural clusters they may have to deal with on a day to day basis.
    • Build common ground in multicultural environments.
    • Develop their own reactions when faced with cultural diversity.
    • Build trust by mastering the most effective techniques to managing people at distance.
  • Creating value internationally
    • Interpret the global business environment, as well as verbal and non-verbal behaviors of different cultures.
    • Understand how firms can create value by operating internationally.
    • Analyze constraints and outcomes of global operations.
    • Apply results from research to their own business reality.
    • Look ahead and analyze possible trends in international business.

Who should attend

Participants currently attending (or recently graduated from) a foreign MBA or EMBA program. It is appropriate for individuals interested in helping organizations successfully compete in international markets and deal with globalization forces. Professionals working for multinational corporations as well as for domestic firms engaged in international trade and investment may be particularly interested in the topics discussed in the courses. The discussions apply to various industries and positions that decisions makers have within the organizations they work for. Individuals interested in doing business in Latin America may particularly benefit from the module discussions and networking.

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Available dates

Jun 21—26, 2020
6 days
Nova Lima, Brazil
TBD

Disclaimer

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