August: SFU Beedie, Vancouver, Canada
Home to Canada’s first Executive MBA program, SFU Beedie is a global leader in international business teaching and research.
You’ll examine elements of strategic thinking, strategic analysis, the tasks and processes associated with strategy formulation and implementation. You’ll also learn the implications of aligning operations and culture of an enterprise to match the requirements of its strategy in a global context.
Learn and develop the cultural intelligence needed when dealing with a global business environment, through exposure to the dilemmas and opportunities that arise within international and multicultural work environments.
October: FIA Business School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
The only fully Brazilian Executive MBA ranked among the best in the world by the Financial Times. FIA was chosen as “the Most Innovative Business School in South America,” by European CEO magazine.
Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
Understand the rationale and concepts supporting a “triple bottom line“ approach to measuring a firm’s results. Gain insights into the challenges and approaches to mobilizing for change and interacting with stakeholders to develop sustainable business practices.
Gain an understanding of the challenges and practices in developing products, services and business models to cater to the needs of dynamic emerging markets.
Learn how to become a better negotiator. Plan for various negotiation situations and improve your ability to negotiate.
This course is taken in Vancouver.
January: ITAM, Mexico City, Mexico
ITAM is the first Latin American business school accredited by AACSB, and one of fewer than 50 schools also to have accreditation from EQUIS and AMBA. ITAM is among the best business schools in Latin America as ranked by America Economia.
Learn about the driving factors behind different levels of competitiveness, and clarify the interaction between these different levels.
Family-controlled private and public companies are the dominant form of enterprise, worldwide. Learn about the challenges facing family firms, and how these are valuable business opportunities for competing companies and executives.
April: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA
Vanderbilt is ranked as a top institution by Bloomberg Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and Forbes. Accredited by AACSB and SACS.
Creating and Launching New Ventures
Examine the planning, funding and post-funding stages of new ventures, from refining the business plan to getting up and running.
Leading a Global Innovation Strategy
Develop a framework for understanding how individuals and organizations sabotage their own best intentions to encourage creativity and “outside the box” thinking.
Global Strategy Capstone Project
This project spans all residencies. International teams of Executive MBAs from partner institutions work directly with executives from a multinational company facing real-world challenges in the Americas.