Overseas Modules

You can take a one or two-week module at IESE campuses or allied business schools, on four continents. An intensive and highly impactful experience, the overseas modules give you an unparalleled insight into the business environments and cultures. In the two weeks of this module, you will be exposed to local immersion via company visits, speakers, case analysis, discussions, and other types of intercultural contacts organized by the school, as you build up your understanding of global business issues.

WHERE?

  • Overseas - New York

    Week One

    Explore a number of industries that have been transformed by advances in IT within the context of the competitive landscape. You will visit NYC companies experiencing social and technological change. Delve into the history and future of this emblematic city, the epicenter of financial markets and services.

    Week Two

    Discover how financial institutions integrate environmental, social and governance factors in the financial investment process. The media and entertainment industries share many features. Explore the power-balance changes and new business models arising from technological innovation. Contact with companies will help you to get the insight of building up your understanding of global business issues.

    Outlines

    Internet Enabling Strategies – 1
    Global Marketing
    Value Investing
    Winning Investment Strategies

    Module not available to students funded with US Federal Loan according to the US Department of Education Rules.

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  • Overseas - Sao Paulo

    Week One

    Brazil has vast natural resources and a large labor pool, which make it one of the region’s economic leaders. You will have contact with local companies and look at some of the underlying issues and unique aspects of marketing practices in Latin America along with the criteria with which companies address them.

    Week Two

    Taking advantage of opportunities and being aware of possible international market financial threats are crucial for competing at a global level. Study the application of financial perspectives in core business decisions such as international investment, financing, and contracting. Gain a deeper understanding of the main interactions of finance and competitive strategy in a global context. This course provides focused learning on key areas of cross-cultural management and enhanced intercultural effectiveness of business leaders today.
    You will be involved in hands-on projects with local companies with your team, providing solutions to real problems.

    Outlines

    Brazil Projects
    Business in Brazil
    Marketing in Latin America

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  • Overseas - Shanghai

    Week One

    Using China as an example, you will explore global operations issues both for Western companies operating in China and for Chinese companies expanding to Europe or America. You will have the opportunity to contact with managers of companies based in those areas.

    Week Two

    This course brings an organizational and structural perspective into people management processes. It will address people management issues at organizational and system level. Contact with companies will help you to get the understanding of global business issues.

    Outlines

    People Management and Asia
    Corporate Finance in Emerging Markets
    China Globalization and the World
    Managing Global Operations

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  • Overseas - Nairobi

    Week One

    You will experience Africa’s potential in-situ, and be exposed to the opportunities and challenges that Africa presents to business leaders. The course should also help you to set the context and develop crucial ideas. Also you will have the opportunity to contact with local companies.

    Week Two

    This module includes hands-on projects. You will have the opportunity to work in small teams together with local business leaders on a project, helping to solve problems that Kenyan companies are facing, and to make a difference. You can apply what you have learned in class to a real business situation and experience how to work with contradicting data, deal with complex politics, face different markets, infrastructures, and distribution problems.

    Outlines

    Doing Business in Africa
    • New Reality Immersion

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