The world's most flexible MBA programme
This is your MBA. Not ours. That means you start when you like and finish when you like. You can study from home or on campus. At EBS, our courses are designed to fit round you.
One of the world's largest MBA programmes
Edinburgh Business School is one of the world's pre-eminent business schools. We have more than 10,900 active students. More than 15,500 alumni. And partners across seven continents.
One of the world's most innovative business schools
Our rigorous courses can be studied in any order. You take exams when you're ready. At Edinburgh Business School, we take a different view. Come and see for yourself.
Some of the most talented students – and teachers – in the business world
We have students from more than 40% of Fortune 500 companies. Our courses are written by prize-winning business authors. For more than 20 years, our programmes have challenged, inspired – and rewarded.
Managing People in Global Markets
Major global companies have been the principal agents of globalisation of the market and indeed the world. These companies draw on many resources from managerial talent, to technological know-how, to favourable market conditions. One of their major resources is their workforce. The main objective of this course is to examine how global companies go about managing their multicultural workforce, what complications they may encounter in doing so and how they might deal with these complications. The course also discusses other strategic and managerial issues that have a bearing on global employee management.
- The global market and its major actors.
- Major approaches to managing employees.
- The global context of employee management: national culture.
- National culture and employee management.
- Institutional context of employee management.
- Transferring HRM practices across borders.
- Global human resource management: major strategies and complications.
- Global human resource management: a balancing act.
- Expatriation as a vehicle of global management.
- Managing people in international joint ventures.