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Assessing Risks in Emerging Markets

Foreign investors and businesses have been aggressively pursuing opportunities in the developing world for more than 25 years with mixed results. Doing business or investing in the developing world presents a number of challenges, which if anticipated and addressed, can be the difference between success and failure. Through recorded weekly lectures and interviews, readings, and assignments, you will investigate the spectrum of political, economic, and cultural challenges, as well as legal and business risks, in the developing world. What is the right balance between risks and rewards, and how can risks be converted into opportunities? Why is it so critical to perform due diligence and analysis before committing to an investment? This course has a strong case-study focus and is designed for business managers, investment professionals, and entrepreneurs who are seeking to or currently work in emerging markets. Upon completion of the course, you will have a practical understanding of the necessary tools to identify, assess, and mitigate key risks and challenges in emerging markets.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An overview of risks and opportunities in emerging markets
  • The ability to determine how emerging markets are critical in current investment strategies

Ideal for

  • Entrepreneurs seeking to enter emerging markets
  • Finance professionals who currently work in emerging markets
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