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Arizona State University

Global Business Leadership and Management

Arizona State University via edX Micromasters

Overview

Advance your career by completing the Thunderbird Global Business Leadership & Management (GBLM) MicroMasters program certificate. Certificate credits can be applied toward an accredited master degree— the Master of Applied Leadership & Management

Through completion of this program you will learn how to identify risks and opportunities in global business settings and acquire strategies for mastering interpersonal encounters in multicultural environments through effective communication, people management, and marketing skills. You will also gain leadership skills, the ability to adapt to ever-changing business environments, as well as learn to tolerate ambiguity, while developing a passion for appreciating other cultures.

The Global Business Leadership & Management MicroMasters program from the prestigious Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University offers a highly specialized global management education that will open pathways to leadership roles in multinational corporations as well as in non-governmental organizations.

Leveraging Thunderbird's 70 years of expertise and top international rankings, the MicroMasters program will equip you with management skills essential for conducting global business successfully. Successful completion of this MicroMasters program will earn you the opportunity to be accepted into the Master of Applied Leadership & Management Thunderbird master degree program, which can be taken fully online.

Syllabus

Courses under this program:
Course 1: Global Leadership and Personal Development

In this business and management course, you will learn how to achieve organizational success through positive and growth-focused employee management. You will also learn the concepts within personal leadership development and how to apply skill-based competencies within an organization.



Course 2: Communicating and Negotiating in a Dynamic Global World

Within this course, you will learn how to better understand and master strategies for interpersonal encounters, including conflict resolution, in multicultural environments. You will also learn how to improve your global mindset and negotiation skills.



Course 3: Leading Digital and Data Decision Making

In this course, you will learn how leaders make managerial and relevant decisions based on data across multiple global industries. You will also explore how companies benefit from a digital ecosystem including sensors (IoT), Blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), and augmented reality (AR) that move data-driven insights from the data scientist to the boardroom.



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Taught by

Mansour Javidan, Christine Pearson and Patrick Lynch

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