Global Challenges in Business Concentration

for the Graduate Concentration in Global Challenges in Business (online)


interim chair of department: Cele Otnes

director of graduate studies: Deepak Somaya

director of admissions committee: Rakesh Bhatt

email: ba@business.illinois.edu


department website: https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu/msba

department faculty: https://business.illinois.edu/people/


overview of grad college admissions & requirements: https://grad.illinois.edu/admissions/apply

college website: https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu/


department office: 350 Wohlers Hall, 1206 S. Sixth Street, Champaign, IL 61820

phone: (217) 333-4240


This concentration is available for these programs:

Accountancy, MS (online)

Business Administration, MBA (iMBA)

Management, MS (online)


The Global Challenges in Business Concentration is designed to develop leaders who (1) understand how businesses function in the global marketplace, (2) consider ethical decisions to run a responsible business in the global marketplace, (3) understand the role of business in addressing global challenges such as poverty and the environment, (4) understand how business can pursue opportunities and confront challenges in the complex global marketplace. This concentration will not only provide a strong foundational knowledge of global business challenges, but also provide students multiple opportunities to apply this knowledge via experiential learning opportunities.

Exceptions to the required courses will not be permitted.


Graduate Degree Programs in Business Administration

Majors:

Business Administration, MBA (Full-Time)

with optional concentrations: AccountancyBusiness Data Analytics, Corporate Governance & International BusinessInformation Technology & Control, Real Estate, Supply Chain Management

Business Administration, MBA (Professional - part-time)

with optional concentrations: Business Data Analytics, Information Technology & Control, Supply Chain Management

Business Administration, MBA (Online iMBA)

Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Strategic Innovation, Global Challenges in Business

Business Administration, MS   

with optional concentrations: AccountancyBusiness Data Analytics, Business & Public Policy, Corporate Governance & International BusinessFinance, Supply Chain Management

Business Analytics, MS

Management, MS

with optional concentrations: Business Data Analytics, Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Strategic Innovation, Finance, Global Challenges in Business, Technology Management

Technology Management, MS 

with optional concentrations: AccountancyBusiness Data Analytics, Business & Public Policy, Finance, Information Technology & Control, Supply Chain Management

Business Administration, PhD

Minors:

Information Technology & Control

Corporate Governance & International Business

Supply Chain Management

Concentrations:

Business Data Analytics

Corporate Governance & International Business

Digital Marketing

Entrepreneurship & Strategic Innovation

Global Challenges in Business

Information Technology & Control

Supply Chain Management

Joint Degree Program:

Accountancy, MS (iMSA) & Business Administration, MBA (iMBA)


Admission

Admission to the concentration requires submitting a Curriculum Change Form to the Department and Graduate College and admission to one of the approved programs. Admission is limited, and acceptance is on a competitive basis.

for the Graduate Concentration in Global Challenges in Business (online)


MBA 546Global Business Horizons4
MBA 547Global Impact: Cultural Psychology & Business Ethics4
MBA 548Global Strategy4
Total Hours12