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This is a bundled training package. It contains training for each of the bundled items below:

Course Price
Managing Expatriates' Career Development $74.95
The Etiquette of Cross-cultural Gift Giving $74.95
Evaluating Globalization Opportunities $74.95
The Fundamentals of Globalization: The Global Context $74.95
Fundamentals of Globalization: Analyzing the Global Environment $74.95
The Fundamentals of Globalization: Strategies for Globalization $74.95
Fundamentals of Globalization: Managing in a Global Environment $74.95

Bundle Price: $239.00
Total Savings: $285.65


Managing Expatriates' Career Development

Managing expatriates presents many significant and often unforeseen challenges. This Business Impact focuses on some useful preplanning and reintegration methods for approaching expatriate career development.

The Etiquette of Cross-cultural Gift Giving

Despite the seeming familiarity of the global community we live in, there are still strong cultural identities that need to be recognized. This Business Impact explores how sales professionals who deal with foreign clients must be culturally savvy when giving gifts.

Evaluating Globalization Opportunities

Worldwide markets provide access to increasing numbers of consumers and offer potential for production efficiencies. This Challenge looks at the requirements for an effective globalization strategy.
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The Fundamentals of Globalization: The Global Context

Globalization has been defined in many ways, but a common theme is the freer movement of people, goods, services, and ideas around the world. In a globalized world, national borders become porous, as connections between people and organizations are transformed by ever-changing cultural and economic forces. This course focuses on the significance of the global context for business organizations. You'll find out how the social, economic, and political dimensions of globalization affect how organizations work. You'll also learn what's causing the acceleration of globalization, what implications this has for your organization, and the different ways that companies can globalize. Finally, the course highlights the strengths that are important for a company to have in the global context.
  • distinguish between economic, political, and social globalization
  • match levels of globalization with descriptions
  • describe the implications of globalization for business organizations
  • determine which global characteristics apply to a company in a given scenario
  • describe the strengths a company needs to be successful in the global context

Fundamentals of Globalization: Analyzing the Global Environment

A global organization needs to be sensitive to the environmental factors that shape national and global markets. Awareness of conditions at national and global levels enables managers to respond appropriately to the constantly changing social, political, economic, and technological forces they will have to navigate. Similarly, an accurate understanding of the competition faced in international contexts allows managers to identify and develop the key skills and resources that are a prerequisite to success in specific territories. This course deals with the global environmental factors influencing an organization's strategies and management. It explains how to analyze these factors and also describes a framework for analyzing the industries and markets that make up the competitive environment in which a global organization operates.
  • distinguish between the macro and micro environments in which an organization operates
  • describe how to analyze the external environment of a global organization
  • recognize examples of the guidelines for conducting a SLEPT analysis
  • match factors in the macroenvironment to examples of how they can affect an organization
  • match the components of a resource-based competitive analysis to examples of what you need to consider for each

The Fundamentals of Globalization: Strategies for Globalization

Global strategies can range from adapting your standard products or services for local needs to obtaining cost advantages by producing in low-cost bases and selling in the most lucrative markets. Opportunities for achieving competitive advantage abound in the global marketplace. However, you must be able to determine which strategies will harness those opportunities most effectively. The goal of any strategy is to create value for customers and the organization. This course outlines value-creation opportunities in the global marketplace, as well as the challenges of pursuing those opportunities. It also describes three broad global strategies – adaptation, aggregation, and arbitrage – and how companies may use them in unique combinations.
  • match value-creation opportunities with their strategic benefits for the global organization
  • identify the challenges associated with each global value-creation opportunity
  • distinguish between examples of adaptation, aggregation, and arbitrage strategies
  • determine the value created by an organization's mix of strategies in a given scenario

Fundamentals of Globalization: Managing in a Global Environment

Global managers work in a complex, constantly changing environment. They have to consider different economic, political, legal, and cultural factors as they plan, make decisions, and lead others in different international contexts. What worked in the role of a domestic manager may not be effective in the international market. This course describes some strategies and techniques for managing successfully in a global business. It explains the importance of having a global mindset and how to cultivate one so that you can carry out your responsibilities effectively – even with the added complexity of different cultures. The course also describes which managerial styles and techniques work best for different cultural contexts and outlines some strategies for managing a global team.
  • describe strategies for encouraging a global mindset
  • recognize examples of individuals and organizations with global mindsets
  • determine the effectiveness of managerial styles and techniques in relation to culture characteristics in a given scenario
  • describe strategies for managing a global team effectively
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The Fundamentals of Globalization e-learning bundle
  • Course ID:
    252450
  • Duration:
    4 hours
  • Price:
    $239