Understanding Global Markets: Macroeconomics for Executives
Duration: An Intensive Two-Day Program for Senior Executives Program also offered on these dates:
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cost: $2,900 (excluding accommodations)
Dates: Jun 03-04, 2013 | Oct 21-22, 2013
Understanding Global Markets introduces participants to some of the most important concepts in macroeconomics and international economics today. It is designed to help managers understand and predict the medium- to long-run performance of economies in order to mitigate risk, develop growth plans, and make investment decisions, both locally and abroad.
“I think the discussion that is happening right now is happening in a world that is full of rage. We're not thinking a lot. We're acting a lot, but we're not thinking a lot.”
Roberto Rigobon on PBS' Online NewsHour
"How Are World Economies Faring?"
This new program will provide executives with an understanding of and appreciation for the economic environment surrounding their organizations. They will learn to interpret financial indicators, recognize economic trends, and predict likely actions of central banks and governments so that their business decisions may be informed and appropriate.
"Fantastic course, great instructor, and well-presented, relevant information. I had high expectations for MIT and this exceeded them."
Business Development Manager
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
The program is designed to take the mystery out of macroeconomics. Through lectures, group exercises, simulations, and scenario planning, participants will be exposed to the key concepts in macroeconomics. They will leave the program with a better understanding of global markets and with the tools and frameworks needed to strategically manage their organizations in times of economic growth as well as crisis.
"Every manager needs to understand that we are living in a global economy, and the game has changed. Understanding Global Markets provides the global perspective you need to continue to play."
Dr. Mark W. Dundee
National Practice Leader – Global Compliance
Buck Consultants, a Xerox Company
The program is designed for C-level executives, general managers, business unit managers, and vice presidents of finance, operations, human resources, marketing, and sales, as well as strategic planning managers and consultants.