Academic Catalog 2019-20

MBA 5425 Global Business Disruptions

The next generation of business models will not only be driven by values grounded in sustainability but also disruptions on a mass scale. With the advent of companies like Uber and Alibaba, and technologies like 3-D printing and matching platforms, traditional industries are getting displaced at an incredible pace. Countries that grabbed outsourced manufacturing contracts from mature economies and developed political clout are facing new innovation challenges to stay competitive. This course examines how traditional industries have been disrupted by innovation. It surveys a variety of current business models and teaches students how to create models that respond to competition.


3.00 units