Most of the world’s economic growth is taking place in rising economic powers such as the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, China) and other countries in Asia, Latin America, Africa and Eastern Europe. This specialisation offers a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of these emerging economies and the new business opportunities associated with their rise. The students in this specialisation learn about the drivers of the high growth in these markets, how they are evolving, where the next business opportunities will be, and how to make responsible management and policy decisions in these rapidly changing and sometimes fragile economies.
You’ll like this specialisation, if you like… To interact with people from different backgrounds, and want to understand the broader cultural and political environment around business and economics.
What you’ll actually do:
Work in small teams on real-world cases, together with students from around the world Develop strong analytical abilities, and learn how to apply these abilities to solve complex business and economics problems in emerging markets Learn how to work with people from other cultures through an internship in an emerging economy Choose the focus of your studies by designing your own course path and major Develop a deep understanding of the way culture and politics shape the business environment in rapidly developing countries