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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Approx. 14 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Afrikaans

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

The Lessons from Rome Part I

5 videos (Total 49 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Introduction 4m
The Problem of Information 10m
The Problem of Transaction Costs8m
Institutional Solutions and The Agency Dilemma 12m
3 readings
Syllabus & Readings10m
Grading and Logistics10m
Reading & Study Questions10m
1 practice exercise
One: The Lessons from Rome Part I12m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

The Lessons from Rome Part II

4 videos (Total 46 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Some Drawbacks 12m
Weighing the Method9m
Concluding Lessons from the Roman Grain Market 11m
1 reading
Reading & Study Questions10m
1 practice exercise
Two: The Lessons from Rome Part II12m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

What is Innovation?

5 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
The Box: Explaining Its Introduction 12m
The Box: Conditions for Success8m
The Box: The Story of Failure 8m
Conclusion: Thinking Beyond Innovation 10m
1 reading
Reading & Study Questions10m
1 practice exercise
Three: What is Innovation?12m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

The Power of Narrative

9 videos (Total 95 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
Towards a Metacritical Concept of Narrative 13m
Home-Buying as An Investment 10m
Irrationality in The Marketplace 9m
Context Analysis 8m
The Behavior of Market Actors 9m
A Cognitively Dissonant Market?13m
Why Didn't The Federal Reserve Act? 9m
Narrative Structures and Managerial Decisions: Concluding Remarks 8m
1 reading
Reading & Study Questions10m
1 practice exercise
Four: The Power of Narrative12m

Instructor

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Rolf Strom-Olsen

Professor
Humanities

About IE Business School

IE Business School is an internationally recognized business school where the leaders of tomorrow shape their ideas and learn to become global citizens. For over 40 years, IE Business School has promoted innovation and change in organizations, equipping managers with an entrepreneurial mindset that generates employment, wealth, and social well-being. Regularly featured among the top business schools in the world, IE Business School has an urban campus in Madrid and a faculty of more than 400 professors who teach students from approximately 90 countries in its undergraduate and master programs. IE uses innovative online, face-to-face, and blended learning formats, including the IE Communities Platform where knowledge and experiences are exchanged with over 50,000 IE graduates that currently hold management positions in more than 100 countries worldwide....

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