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Critical Perspectives on Management - CourseraIE Business School has signed an agreement with Coursera, the leading international platform for free online courses known as MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses).

Thus IE Business School has joined 61 other prestigious international institutions involved in the Coursera initiative, including Brown University, Columbia University, Duke University, Princeton University, Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, Berklee College of Music and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

IE’s contributions will include a course led by IE Business School economist Gayle Allard headed Understanding Economic Policymaking, which will examine governments´ roles in influencing macroeconomic factors. Rolf Strom Olsen, professor of humanities at IE Business School, will teach a course on Critical Perspectives on Management, centered on different approaches to analysis and decisionmaking in the field of business management.

Santiago Íñiguez, Dean of IE Business School explained that the two organizations were able to reach the agreement very quickly. “Both our organizations are dynamic and innovative to the point of positive disruption, as well as sharing a belief in social commitment. IE’s experience in online education provides synergies with Coursera and its MOOCs, which are bringing about the irreversible transformation of higher education.”


How to lead in virtual collaborations?

Written on February 21, 2013 by Dirk Hopfl in IE News

Picture1Leading global organizations have to compete 24 hours a day, in both established and emerging markets, and in highly dynamic sectors.  Effective virtual collaboration is the key to ensuring these organizations can more effectively use their human talent to manage across borders, and attain both stakeholder expectations and growth objectives.  During this Master Class participants will learn about how to effectively collaborate virtually and the challenges of leading a virtual team.

Join the upcoming event in Singapore:

Date: February 23, 2013
Time: 11:00 – 12:30
Venue: Parkroyal on Pickering, 3 Upper Pickering St, 058289 Singapore
Registration: IE Event Page

Virtual collaboration is only one skill you are learning during the IE blended programs. Explore during these session what else are critical skills you are getting exposed to.

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