An optimal place to study global leadership
Located in Coral Gables, Florida, the Kellogg School of Management’s Miami campus combines the resources of a top-ranked business school with the opportunities of a world-class city. The study of global leadership comes to life in Miami, a place that draws corporations from around the world, fosters international exchanges and serves as a gateway to Latin America. Students on the Miami campus experience the same benefits as those offered on the Evanston campus: rigorous curriculum, world-class faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and an elite MBA degree.
Sample global electives offered in Miami
Investment Banks focuses on private equity (LBO funds) and hedge funds, their influence on corporate decision-making, and measures taken to counter threats and exploit opportunities represented by investors. It also analyzes competition and cooperation between investment banks, LBO funds and hedge funds, and regulation changes following the financial crisis.
Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances examines the theory and practice of strategic alliances such as joint ventures, licensing agreements, buyer-supplier partnerships and consortia. This course covers how to design alliances, and how to avoid the many potential problems and complications in managing these relationships.
Strategy Beyond Markets teaches concepts, skills, and analytical tools for dealing with non-market issues, based on economic principles, political analysis, and, to a lesser extent, social psychology and law. They identify patterns of behavior and outcomes, ways of thinking about those patterns and outcomes, methods of analysis that facilitate understanding and prediction, and the shaping of strategies to improve business performance.
Leading Organizational Transformation takes the perspective of chief executives who operate at “height and scale.” It explores what management and leadership look and feel like when you oversee 1,000 to 100,000 people and $500M to billions in revenue. How do you lead when you are only one person and you can’t “do” the work of the organization yourself, and how you can only steer the course of those who do?
World Economy helps students develop a working knowledge of the economic drivers, challenges, and opportunities present in the most important business regions in the world, including the United States, Europe, Japan, China, India, Russia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and Africa. It will also explore the performance of equity and bond markets in different countries and the economic forces underlying oil and other commodity markets.
Strategies for Growth connects frameworks from economics and strategy to the experiences of firms attempting growth initiatives to illustrate why some businesses can scale successfully while others struggle.
Leading and Managing Diverse Organizations blends theoretical and practical, evidence-based insights to provide you with proven strategies and frameworks to successfully harness the power of diversity in organizations and markets.
Biases, Forecasts and Deep Uncertainty provides frameworks to identify persistent psychological biases that underlie frequent forecast failures. Students will learn how to anticipate these biases and tools to improve decision-making process.