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Upcoming Essential MOOCs In Business

Analyzing Global Trends for Business and Society

School: Wharton School

Platform: Coursera

Link: Analyzing Global Trends for Business and Society

Start Date: May 5, 2014 (7 Weeks)

Workload: 3-4 Hours Per Week

Instructor: Mauro Guillén

Credentials: An internationally-renowned scholar and researcher, Mauro Guillén teaches courses on global business at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. After earning a Ph.D. in sociology at Yale University and a doctorate in political from the University of Oviedo (Spain), Guillén taught at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He has authored or co-authored ten books, with the most recent being Global Turning Points (2012). His work has also been published in academic journals ranging from The Harvard Business Review to The Journal of Latin American Studies. And he has made frequent media appearances for outlets like Bloomberg TV, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and the BBC. Along with winning numerous teaching awards at Wharton, he serves as the director of the school’s Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies.

Graded: Students will earn a certificate for completing the course. There is a $49 fee for a certificate.

Description: Socially and economically, globalization has produced uneven progress and changing demographics. In emerging economies, the middle class has exploded, but has shrunk in mature markets like the United States and Western Europe. However, such changes are rippling back and forth across the globe. In this course, Dr. Guillén examines how these trends are driving other changes in government, business and economics, and even culture. Each week, students will view videos, study data, and read case studies that illustrate how these changes are interconnected and how they will ultimately shape the future.

Review: None

Additional Note: There are suggested readings for six of the seven weeks of this course.These readings are available to students at no charge on a website.