• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 1 month
    Duration

About

This Global Strategy II - Doing Business in The Global Economy offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 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 they are in.  

Students taking this course will learn how to determine the best strategy to follow when expanding globally, the advantages and disadvantages of those strategies, and the appropriate responses to external pressures.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Duration description
      • Approx. 11 hours to complete
      • Suggested: 4 hours/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • How Should Firms Operate Globally? What Determines Their Global Strategy?
  • Entering Global Markets: Aggressively? Cautiously? Big? Small?
  • Entry Strategies of Multinational Corporations
  • How Do Multinationals Strategize in an Increasingly Complex Political Environment?

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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