AEM 4940

AEM 4940

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

The department teaches "trial" courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised by the department before the beginning of the semester.

When Offered Fall, Spring, Summer.

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • Topic: Doing Business in the Developing World

  • 18039AEM 4940  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: ECON 1110, ECON 1120 and AEM 2100; or equivalents. This course guides students in understanding and analyzing the challenges and opportunities facing firms in developing countries. We will view the world through the lens of an entrepreneur or business owner working in a developing country. From there we will explore a range of issues: accessing finance, finding and cultivating a workforce, making production decisions, assessing risk, overcoming or sidestepping market failures, paying taxes, navigating opaque or corrupt bureaucracies.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • Topic: Corporate Sustainability: The Business Challenge

  • 18442AEM 4940  LEC 002

  • This course provides an overview of the area of corporate sustainability, with particular emphasis on the finance industry. The focus will be on understanding how a growing recognition of the importance of sustainability affects corporate behavior. Through a combination of classroom presentations, assigned readings, in-class discussions, and individual writing assignments, students will develop critical thinking and writing skills while they learn about the most important themes in corporate sustainability.