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In a world where "macro" trumps "micro," companies must understand the complex issues that are driving economic and political trends across the globe. Managers of companies with international operations must be equipped with the tools necessary to evaluate future foreign direct investment, while financial investors must be ready to decide resource allocation across sectors in diverse geographies. This new program examines how the macroeconomic rebalancing that is following the financial crises is creating new investment opportunities and risks in established as well as in developing markets across the globe.

What You Can Expect

Focused on the macroeconomic trends that culminated in the U.S. current account deficit and the European sovereign debt crisis, this new program examines the financial, institutional, and political trends that are reshaping the world economy. You will explore the key factors that are shifting the global balance of power and generating new investment opportunities worldwide.

Your Course of Study
Through interactive lectures, recent case studies, and dynamic discussions, the program analyzes the fundamental elements of leading economies and the sustainability of their underlying drivers. You will examine the political risk in emerging markets, effective economic development strategies, and what the evolution of global imbalance means for the future.

Who Is Right for the Program

This new program was designed for mid-level to senior managers of multinational companies charged with resource allocation and for finance professionals whose responsibilities are influenced by global macroeconomic developments.