MBA 6111 - Geopolitical and Competitive Advantage (2)

This course deals with how a new international environment is developing and its impact on business and leadership. Country and political risk, state capitalism and sovereign wealth funds, corruption and criminal syndicates, influence of new power brokers, including NGOs and business councils, regional competition and collaboration (Caspian Basin, China and the U.S. in Africa), innovation clusters, evolution of globalization, corporate diplomacy, strategic options in emerging markets and other issues relevant to national competitiveness and the corporate role in shaping the global order. Degree restricted to Master of Business Admin. Restricted to Graduate level; Business Administration, Business Administration, Business Administration, Business Economics, and Organization Development majors