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  • Finance | Master of International Business | Hult
    of arbitrage and agency and information problems The implications for personal finance asset pricing and corporate finance are outlined and investment strategies will be designed to exploit these market imperfections Business Analysis and Valuation The objective of the course is to learn how to use the financial statements and their components in firm performance assessment and in investment and loan decisions Hence it aims to increase your financial statement knowledge to guide you in how to read and interpret financial statements and thereby to assess their quality to help you in your financial decisions The topics covered during the semester include measurement valuation and disclosure of assets liabilities and shareholders equity understanding the components of income statement and the earnings quality preparation and analysis of statement of cash flows use of financial ratios and their interpretation Moreover company valuation and multinational operations will be discussed When you complete the course you will be able to understand and analyze financial statements assign a value for a business enterprise and make an investment lending recommendation to investors creditors Company Financial Analysis Financial statements are essential documents filed by every public company doing business They represent management s view of the value and health of their company But just how accurate are these reports Is management s view trustworthy or biased neutral or overly optimistic This class will introduce a framework that helps to fully analyze any company s financial statements and reveal its true condition and value An important part of the course will be discussion of corporate social responsibility and its effects on sustainable profitability Throughout the semester we will make extensive use of the valuation software that accompanies the textbook so that students can gain hands on experience with valuation Global Strategic Valuation Designed for business leaders investment professionals management

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  • Sustainability | Master of International Business | Hult
    courses on offer may vary slightly Adding Value Through Sustainability Sustainability has been embraced by many organizations as a driver for value creation Economic prosperity and sound financial statements are constantly interlinked to environmental and social events Interlinking economic social and environmental aspects as part of the decision making process is the triple bottom line of sustainability This course aims to provide an understanding of the main challenges and opportunities that arise from integrating sustainability into a business strategy as well as leading corporate practices and real cases At the end of this course you should Learn to identify opportunities to create business value from environmental and social issues and understand the implications related to the successful execution of projects Learn what type of long term strategies can be set to foster sustainable development and sound financial sense When does it pay to be green How to successfully lead business initiatives and convert them into successful projects You will learn not only the what but how to think about these opportunities and challenges Fundamentals of the Global Energy Business Energy has been an essential part of development with hydrocarbons replacing steam at the beginning of the last century Countries fortunes have risen and fallen with the abundance or dearth of locally produced energy resources This course will provide you with several frameworks for understanding the principles tools skills and resources This course will provide you with several frameworks for understanding the principles tools skills and resources of global energy businesses gaining a clear understanding of the implications and considerations when involved in energy discovery production transportation and distribution being aware of the stakeholders in energy production and distribution understanding the geopolitical influences on the business of energy and become aware of further resources related to the business of energy Inclusive

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  • Project Management | Master of International Business | Hult
    courses on offer may vary slightly Project Planning and Execution This course provides an in depth examination of the processes and tools involved in project definition planning execution monitoring and controlling and closing Project management as a discipline is applicable to business projects of all types and requires balancing the demands for time quality scope and cost inherent in any project This course is designed to provide the project management knowledge necessary for a business executive manager consultant or entrepreneur to successfully initiate plan and execute projects It is structured to provide principles methodology and practical information through a combination of lectures assignments group collaboration and hands on exercises Some of the topics include project program and portfolio management project selection and project plan development work breakdown structures change control gant charts project and product life cycle methodologies communications and stakeholder management project management tools etc Project Procurement and Contract Management This course is an in depth examination of project procurement management in the wider context of contract and commercial management of projects Examination of the management of buy side and sell side activities in the project life cycle as defined by the main PM bodies and leading research in the area reveals fundamental conflicts which must be resolved if the project is to obtain the inputs it requires on cost and schedule maintain profitability claims and penalties to be avoided projects successfully completed and business relationships strengthened This course has been designed around the knowledge area Project Procurement in the Project Management Institute Body of Knowledge PMBOK and the Commercial Management chapter of the Association for Project Management BoK Underpinning theories from economics and strategic management are used to expand appreciation of commercial situations and relate action in this space to the outcomes of projects and project organizations assignments

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  • Specialization: Entrepreneurship | Master of International Business | Hult
    set of planned assumptions of how a firm will create value it is the result of the business design process This model includes the selection of its customers its offerings the activities it will conduct itself and those it will outsource and how it will capture profits Increasingly business model innovation is the most critical form of sustainable competitive advantage Yet all too often companies attempt to compete and bring new products and services to market with outdated business models a certain recipe for failure Enabling technologies such as mobile web 3 0 and big data analytics serve as catalysts which are rapidly accelerating the need for existing companies and startups to constantly monitor and refine their business model lest they be rendered irrelevant Superior business models do not arrive by accident rather they are the result of a highly disciplined and systematic process of build learn adapt Entrepreneurial Finance This course covers the effective financial and business techniques necessary for a successful business start up The course provides the essential tools and entrepreneurial know how you need to build a sturdy foundation for a profitable new business A practical road map is developed to guide the student from crafting a meaningful business plan to raising their business to the next level The course offers potent methods for keeping firm financial control of their enterprise and insightful tips for avoiding the multitude of financial barriers that may block their entrepreneurial dream Entrepreneurial Marketing This elective is for students with entrepreneurial intentions looking to explore the startup environment It is also useful for students who want to apply a practical and proven integrative methodology for marketing new and innovative products and services across a wide range of organizational types from global corporations to NGOs to family businesses The best product or

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  • General Management | Master of International Business | Hult
    our electives as up to date as possible but the exact courses on offer may vary slightly International Negotiations We are all instinctive negotiators We negotiate at work and at play But are we as effective as we could be Structured around individual and group exercises this course aims to enhance the student s ability to prepare for and conduct negotiations in an international business context It culminates in an investment simulation based on the choice of whether to create an alliance in China or India which elucidates the dynamics of high tech international negotiations Throughout the course students are expected to prepare a game plan negotiate with classmates submit a journal of the negotiating experience and self critique their own negotiating skills Judgement and Decision Making One of the most important roles of a leader and manager regardless of where they sit in the organization is making decisions Leaders and managers make a variety of strategic and tactical decisions for their group including those about the strategy of the unit who is on the team how the unit will function and how resources are deployed in pursuit of a goal Much is known about the formation of judgements and it role in decision making This course analyzes judgment and decision making combining classical wisdom recent research and practice to teach decision making skills Throughout the course we look at decision making in the business world the public sphere the not for profit world and in one s personal life using a mix of readings discussion case studies and reflective exercises to increase understanding and improve decision making skills and ultimately leadership and managerial practice Management and Strategies for Emerging Markets This course has four aims i to provide the participants with a broad understanding of the conceptual and empirical

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  • Practical Experience | Master of International Business | Hult
    service or social enterprise How it works The competition starts in Module A when you form teams and choose a Business Challenge track the CEO Challenge or Startup Challenge Throughout the remainder of the year your team meets regularly to develop your idea into an actionable plan You receive regular mentorship and guidance from your professors and local business professionals Why it counts The Business Challenge culminates in a series of regional elimination rounds where teams compete head to head to advance to the finals Finalists present their business ideas to a panel of esteemed judges comprising executives global entrepreneurs and well known founders of social enterprises The challenge isn t just an academic exercise it s the launch pad for your corporate career or your own startup or social enterprise IBM One of the 2015 CEO Challenges Background IBM has developed a supercomputer Watson which is capable of learning and adapting in the same way as humans IBM calls this capability cognitive computing an advanced form of Artificial Intelligence Watson gained fame by winning the U S quiz show Jeopardy and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty has made it a centerpiece of the company s strategy going forward Ms Rometty is convinced that Watson and cognitive computing will transform how we live and do business The power of Watson has already been put to use transforming the way medical research and diagnosis is done for important disease areas Hult students rise to the challenge 2015 IBM Challenge Create an actionable business idea showing how IBM could put their AI technology to use and shape future product development strategies using AI systems like Watson One Hult team s solution Team IBM Helpdesk from Hult London tackled the problem of inefficient help desks and call centers that are not customer centric Their

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  • Leadership Program | Master of International Business | Hult
    development programs into our MBA curriculum Hult Master of International Business students develop five key leadership competencies across three development areas that employers deem critical to success We call this the Hult LEAD Model Leadership through Evaluation Awareness and Development How does LEAD work Since leadership can only truly be learned through practice Hult students undergo a continuous process of training application and mentorship throughout their program year Critical to this process is constant feedback and support from fellow students and professional coaches We begin charting each student s progress from their first week of Immersion and by graduation the results are very impressive over 85 of our students show a significant improvement in all five key competencies and three development areas Key leadership competencies 3 development areas 5 key competencies Professional mindset Adaptive thinking Interpersonal influence Communication Building relationships Results through collaboration Teamwork Execution Profile A Hult leadership coach Melanie Eusebe mentors students as a Leadership Coach for the LEAD program at Hult London Melanie relishes sharing the knowledge she has gained as an independent management consultant and team leader for global companies such as IBM and Ernst Young especially in the areas of brand management organizational development and operational strategies Melanie feels particularly passionate about inspiring a new generation of exceptional business leaders through role modeling which led her to found the Black British Business Awards in 2012 I love working with Hult students one on one to help them discover their potential as leaders This usually means going beyond the usual stereotypes of power to identify your true sources of inspiration Melanie Eusebe Broadcaster Chair of Black Business Awards Leadership Coach at Hult London Have any questions Get in touch to discuss our program s curriculum and get answers to questions you might have TALK TO US

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  • Career Coaching | Master of International Business | Hult
    in our pre arrival career development program Take advantage of the latest in resume writing technology and gain access to valuable insights on career planning employment and industry trends via career webinars and our myHult student portal During your program Hult maintains a dedicated network of Global Career Development professionals at every campus to prepare you for your international job search Most have worked as recruiters for top employers and know what companies look for in candidates both globally and locally Expect a direct and honest assessment and a challenging series of workshops on interviewing resume writing negotiation and personal branding as well as plenty of encouragement and support When you graduate An exclusive benefit for Hult alumni is lifetime access to our Corporate Employer Network an in house database of thousands of organizations and corporations actively seeking to hire Hult students We foster long term relationships with some of the world s most desirable companies to provide you with life long access to new career opportunities You are also welcome to return to any Hult campus for one free elective every year for life From day one the support from Career Services was excellent They helped make my resume really impressive and supported me throughout my whole job application and interview process Jan Straube Associate Lloyds Banking Group Germany Class of 2013 The program at Hult is focused on developing its students to be ready to enter the job market upon graduation not just to leave with a diploma Shonata Casinader Vendor Portfolio Manager eCommerce Walmart com The Clorox Company U S Class of 2014 Employers hiring our graduates Hult s Global Corporate Relations team works closely with Fortune 500 companies in 60 markets to arrange on campus network events global career open houses and sponsorship of the Hult

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