TERM 3

YEAR 1 – TERM 3

Term three takes you through 10 core courses including entrepreneurial management, operations strategy, leading organizations and global economics.

Leading Organizations: Systems, Values and Ethics

Stepping up to corporate leadership requires a broad range of qualities, skills and experience. Get clear insight into the leadership and change processes and build your understanding of the key economic and social responsibilities of managers and companies.
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Global Economics

Gain a functional framework for understanding the worldwide economy as a manager. Then use the case method to apply your learning, analyzing the economic situation in various countries within the context of the global economy.
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Transforming Organizations and Markets with ICT

As companies increasingly compete across sectors thanks to pervasive ICT systems, this module gives you a conceptual framework to understand the processes involved – and how to make key decisions to manage industry convergence.
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Operations Strategy

Master the basics of corporate operations and familiarize yourself with the Business Activity Sequence (BAS), including:

  • Capacities.
  • Throughput.
  • Processes and procedures.
  • Planning and programming.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Human resources.

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Quantitative Methods for Management

Master the increasingly complex challenges of forecasting for business with a number of newly developed techniques. Learn how to choose the most suitable tools from a range including:

  • Chronological series.
  • Delphi method.
  • Multiple regression.
  • Box-Jenkins.

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Fundamentals of Entrepreneurial Management

Approach the challenges of management from an entrepreneurial perspective. A series of practical academic frameworks with innovative tools, cases and exercises in an integrated, action-orientated learning dynamic. Elements include:

  • Identification and evaluation of opportunity.
  • Business model concepts.
  • Identifying factors for successful implementation.

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Corporate Finance

What is the cost of internal and external funding? This comprehensive introduction to the principles of corporate finance will prepare you to answer two key questions: What is the cost of money? And where to obtain funds for your company. Topics include:

  • Risk and rate of return.
  • Analysis of sources.
  • Cost of internal and external funding.
  • Capital structure.
  • Dividend policy.

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Self Management

In today’s turbulent professional environment, self-discovery is more important than ever to formulate your own agenda, find and occupy your place, and develop the right skills and support networks. This course will empower you to stop and think about your own character, your assumptions, beliefs, values and goals.
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Capstone In-Company Project

Round off the first year of your MBA by applying new skills, frameworks and principles. Work with your MBA colleagues and external companies, identify and analyze real-world problems and present effective business solutions for them.
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Business Spanish

More than 500 million people speak Spanish all over the world. It is the native tongue in 19 countries in Latin America, and a total of 8 percent of the population of the EU.

The Business Spanish program prepares you to engage in diverse business situations with a special emphasis on verbal communication. The methodology and the materials used are geared to facilitate active participation. You will practice the communication situations presented in the classroom to ensure you can use your communication abilities with ease and confidence outside the classroom.