This course addresses key issues in developing global strategies and managing in the global environment. Globalization has changed the face of competition in many industries. After taking this course, students will learn how managers formulate and implement their strategies, how managers can effectively analyze the competitive structure of global markets and translate that analysis into winning strategies. This course is designed to help you understand the challenges faced by managers venturing into overseas markets in response to increased global competition. Through a combination of case discussion, presentations, readings and lectures you will develop your ability to pursue managerial action that is responsive to the evolving global business environment, and to the often-conflicting demands of multiple stakeholders such as local and overseas employees, customers, joint venture partners, governments, and non-governmental organizations.