Globalization : Overcoming the challenges
- Prior academic knowledge or operational experience are not required. Motivation, tenacity, team work, and a willingness to learn are essential. Ideally, you'll join the class with at least a rough idea of the post WWII international economic system and its institutional framework (World Bank, IMF, UN system. OECD…). A bit of preparatory work and warming up is strongly recommended: start to read and absorb breaking news and data regarding globalization because you will be expected to participate in lively and mutually fruitful debates.
The seminar aims at assessing the challenges and key opportunities of the globalized market economy. Throughout this MOOC, we shall tackle not only competitiveness, risk management or financial flow issues, but also governance, geopolitical turmoil and sustainable development. Indeed, the global crisis casts light on a key challenge of globalization, namely, providing a social and long-time horizon to the market economy.
Who this course is for:
- Students who are aiming to have mobile and diverse professional careers in the global markets
- Professionals who need to assess the risks of spill-over in the globalized economic system
- Those who want to get beyond short-term myopia and understand the underlying causes of global structural transformations
- 03:12Welcome from Michel-Henry Bouchet
- 00:29Kick-off: what will I learn from this course ?
- 00:00Q&A video
- 02:14Jump-start: A few Q&As (compulsory reading!)
- 00:57A focus on the report
- 13 questionsWarming up: Test your global knowledge
- 16:39In 2020 is Globalization still alive or threatened? What? When? Who?
- 3 questionsTest your understanding regarding the globalization process
- 01:10The challenge of cross-cultural management
- 00:04Kickoff Conference
- 09:45Secular stagnation: Myth or threat?
- 6 questionsWhat about secular stagnation?
- 00:10Exercise : Brainstorming
- 00:23One or two steps further
Distinguished Global Finance Professor - SKEMA Business School
Dr. Bouchet is the instructor and designer of the MOOC. He is country risk specialist and financial adviser. He has been Chief Strategist of North Sea-Global Equity Management and has held high-level positions in international banking (BNP, IIF, World Bank, ING, and CEO of Owen Stanley Financial S.A). He graduated in Economics from Paris-X and from IEP-Paris, HDR from Paris-Dauphine, with Master and Ph.D. from USC, Columbia, USA.
Doctor in Education Sciences, she is accompanying teachers in Mooc design. Mélanie is responsible for innovative learning projects at SKEMA Business School. She is co-directing two disruptive programmes on innovation and entrepreneurship since 2016: Programme ID at SKEMA BS and INVENT at University Cote d'Azur. She is also a researcher at LINE lab from UCA.
Dr. Donmez holds a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering, an MBA, an MSc. in Industrial Product Design and an MSc. in Research. After having worked in product development and information technologies companies, he earned his PhD degree in Management Science from SKEMA Business School and Aix-Marseille University.
Anke Middelmann is a permanent member of the Skema faculty, where she is responsible for multicultural management. She has an international background, having lived, worked and studied in Germany, the UK, Belgium, the United States and France. Her professional experience has seen her work for the Commission of the European Union in Brussels, Washington, DC, and the United Kingdom. She also works as a multicultural trainer and facilitator with international companies, for whom she provides training on a variety of international and multicultural aspects.