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- Available Lessons: 13
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Global Perspective of Management: Definition & Concept
Course SummaryUse our brief video lessons to help your employees understand the opportunities and challenges of managing in today's global environment. Your managers can employ their new skills to successfully manage your company's global aspirations.
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About This Course
Today's managers need to move beyond a local mindset and develop skills to do business internationally and supervise a culturally-diverse workforce. Often used as part of a corporate training program, these lessons explain how your managers can adapt traditional management skills to international business and learn new methods of working in a global market. Short quizzes at the end of each lesson let you assess their knowledge.
This is an HR Certification Institute approved course, allowing you to earn continuing education credit through HRCI. This course is eligible for 2 credit hours (global credit type).
How It Works
Managers can watch these short videos as their schedules permit, on a computer, phone or tablet. Your company can also use our lessons and quizzes as part of group training, allowing managers to discuss the topics and share ideas.
Features that make this course easy to use include:
- Enjoyable video lessons that use real world examples to clarify their points
- Written transcripts that allow your managers to read along with the instructor
- Lesson quizzes that let you assess your employees' knowledge of the global business environment and discuss study topics with other managers
- A chapter exam that covers issues of doing business globally
- A chapter exam that looks at what managers should know about global business
- A final exam that helps you gauge comprehension of all the material covered in these lessons
How It Helps
- Emphasizes the importance of the global market: These lessons illustrate why global trade is vital to fulfilling the needs of our society.
- Offers tips on management: Adapting accepted management practices to a global marketplace enables managers to help your company better function in the international marketplace.
- Provides guidance on staffing: Managers can learn various staffing approaches and what it takes to manage a diverse workforce.
- Explains ethical issues: Difficulties such as environmental pollution and corruption can be problems in international business, and your managers will get information on recognizing and preventing these issues.
Elements of the Global Business Environment
- Definition of the global market
- Why international trade is vital
- Business-government collaboration
- How globalization has influenced operations and supply chain management
- Ethical issues in global business
Considerations for Managing a Global Business
- How to adapt management skills for the global market
- Management tactics unique to international business
- Approaches to global staffing
- Management of a diverse workforce
- Diversity training for global organizations
- Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions Theory
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