Global Challenges in Business Specialization

Learning Outcomes for the Specialization:
Upon completion of this specialization, you will be able to:
Understand how businesses function in the global marketplace.
Make ethical decisions to run a responsible business in the global marketplace.
Understand the role of business in addressing global challenges such as poverty and the environment.
Understand how business can pursue opportunities and confront challenges in the complex global marketplace.

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Global Impact: Business Ethics (Coursera)

Global business ethics is the study and analysis of how ethics and global business are connected. How we should treat each other and our organizations in global and local contexts is the topic of this course. Business ethics and corporate responsibility are inherent in global commerce. Commerce [...]
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Global Impact: Cultural Psychology (Coursera)

Globalization has brought dramatic changes to the marketplace. A proliferation of global brands brings diverse cultures to a consumer population that is also growing culturally diverse. This course enables students to understand how globalization changes consumers at a psychological level, and provides tools for imbuing brands with cultural meanings—creating [...]
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Sustainable Innovation for Subsistence Marketplaces (Coursera)

This course focuses on understanding subsistence marketplaces and designing business solutions for the billions of people living in poverty in the global marketplace. To develop understanding of subsistence marketplaces, we use exercises to enable participants to view the world from the eyes of subsistence consumers and entrepreneurs, facilitate bottom‐up [...]
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Global Strategy II: Doing Business in The Global Economy (Coursera)

This course explores the ways firms overcome challenges when operating globally. The global economy is characterized for its high complexity and uncertainty. Corporations trying to succeed in the global economy need to develop different types of strategies depending on where they are conducting business or what type business [...]
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Global Strategy I: How The Global Economy Works (Coursera)

This course seeks to help you understand the forces of globalization and how cross-cultural management and the relationship of a multinational organization to various host countries is becoming more and more critical in today’s global economy. This course begins with the discussion of these issues and global relationships and [...]
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Sustainable Business Enterprises (Coursera)

This course will explore current challenges and opportunities facing firms in the area of environmental sustainability. It will begin with an introduction to sustainability, with a particular focus on how environmental sustainability is relevant to business. Topics such as unsustainable consumption/consumer behavior, market research sustainable product design, sustainable value chains [...]
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Global Challenges in Business Capstone (Coursera)

The capstone for the Global Challenges in Business specialization will provide a learning experience that integrates across all the courses within that specialization. It will involve analysis of a situation concerning an actual business with a view to work toward a global stakeholder engagement business plan for introduction of [...]
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