YOKOHAMA CITY UNIVERSITY

BUS373

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CodeBUS373
Course NameSpecial Program (Global Leadership)
InstructorAkabane, Jun
Credits2
TermTerm2
MajorMajor Subjects
Course goalsParticipants will learn how to identify, address, and find solutions to leadership agendas business executives are likely to face in global business scenes. Through reading representative books such as issued from HBS or analyzing real cases, participants will be able to study and investigate methods how to lead or coach junior staffs in global business under severe competition.
Course outlineIn the class, we read the textbooks or independent article regarding global leadership in turn. Participants should read the relevant chapter in advance. Besides, they will get a lot of assignments every week, so it is needed to spare a considerable time for the preparation of the class in advance. Also participants are requested to express your own thoughts and voluntarily discuss on the topic with other participants.
Evaluation Scale and PoliciesGrades will be based on percentage of attendance, performance of discussion and presentation
PrerequisitesThis class will be delivered entirely in English and all participants are requested to have a TOEFL score over 500 (paper-based) or over 61 (internet-based) or an equivalent proficiency level.
Texts, materials, and suppliesThe textbook will be introduced at the first day of class. The below books are cadidates ? Bartlett, A. C. and Ghoshal, S. (1989), Managing Across Borders; The Transnational Solution, Massachusetts, Harvard Business Press. ? Bartlett, A. C. and Beamish, W. P. (2011), Transnational Management: Text, Cases & Readings in Cross-Border Management, New York, McGraw-Hill. ? Indra K. Nooyi, Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble (2012), Reverse Innovation: Create Far from Home, Win Everywhere.
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Course Schedule/PlanFirst week 1: Introduction to the course and course material

Second week to 14th week: Lectures, discussions, debate, and case analysis presentations
 

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