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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 18 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

7 hours to complete

Module 1: Capstone Overview & Company Analysis

7 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 25 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Company Analysis3m
Overview of Doublestar (Interviews with Executives)7m
Doublestar Factory Tour9m
Like this course? Learn more with the iMBA! (Optional)1m
5 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Module 1 Overview10m
Client Information2h
Tire Industry Reports1h 30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2 Country Selection

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 12 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Doing Business in China4m
Touring Qingdao4m
1 reading
Module 2 Overview10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Module 3 Customer Understanding

2 hours to complete
1 video (Total 4 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Module 3 Overview10m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Module 4 Entry Strategy

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Industry Insight31m
1 reading
Module 4 Overview10m

About the 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....
Global Challenges in Business

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