The Changing Geography of the Global Economy – Succeeding in Emerging Markets

Examine the evolution of the global economy since 1945, speculate about its future trajectory and succeeding in emerging markets.

The Changing Geography of the Global Economy – Succeeding in Emerging Markets

  • Duration 2 weeks
  • Weekly study 8 hours

Why join the course?

For most of the 20th century the advanced industrialised countries led by the United States dominated the world economy. The 21st century however looks set to be very different. Whilst the advanced industrialised world will remain important, it is generally agreed that much of the world’s future growth is likely to come from emerging markets.

This course helps you to think about how you can apply the lessons learned from Navigating the Global Business Environment – Challenges and Strategies to succeed in some of the emerging markets of Asia and Africa.

What topics will you cover?

  • The evolving world economy 1945-2050
  • Succeeding in emerging markets in Asia
  • Succeeding in emerging markets in Africa

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at people who want to move into business management. It will be of particular interest to those looking to progress into senior roles or those with an interest in developing new business ideas.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Richard Woodward

Richard Woodward

Richard Woodward is associate professor in international business at Coventry University.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.