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Global Economy

  • Examines Global Role of Economic Activity
  • Explores Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Investigates Economic Relations Between Nations

These courses investigate the economic relations between nations and the increasing role of the private sector in government and civil society. They cover emerging economies in the global landscape, international business and finance, global capital markets, public-private partnerships, and international and multilateral financial institutions. They explore the emergence of corporate social responsibility and the influence of social entrepreneurship and impact investment. Faculty members include international bankers, financial advisers, and political risk managers.

This Spring, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Financial Inclusion at the Base of the Pyramid: Key Actors, Concepts, and Trends at the Intersection of Profit and Purpose

Learn about financial inclusion by dissecting the financial services ecosystem and assessing strategies and approaches used to promote such inclusion.

2021 Spring
1 section

Analytics for Energy Professionals

Explore methods for energy analysis and management and processes to collect and analyze data, and then practice interpreting and utilizing it.

2021 Spring
1 section

Clean Energy Capstone Project: Putting Knowledge to Practice

Gain real-world experience working directly with a New York City-based clean energy company that is aligned with your interests.

2021 Spring
1 section

Clean Energy Entrepreneurship

Examine strategies and methods for creating and sustaining startups, early-stage companies, and small businesses in the cleantech sector.

2021 Winter
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Foundations of Clean Technology

Gain foundational knowledge of the cleantech landscape, as well as of electricity generation, distribution, and transition.

2021 Spring
1 section

Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

Learn the fundamentals of cryptocurrencies, become familiar with Bitcoin, and gain a broad overview of blockchain concepts.

2021 Spring
1 section

International Political Economy

Gain a better understanding of the state of the world economy and the opportunities and challenges posed by international economic interdependence.

2021 Spring
1 section

Quantitative Boot Camp: Foundational Statistics for Global Affairs and Beyond

Gain a practical, hands-on foundation in basic statistics by leveraging open data sources and free, open-source data analysis tools.

2021 Winter
1 section

Global Corporate Social Responsibility

Explore the driving forces behind corporate social responsibility, including how companies incorporate it into their growth strategies.

Globalization? Stress Testing the Logic of an Interconnected World

Gain a robust, cross-disciplinary understanding of the driving forces behind—and emerging tensions among—the factors of globalization.

Women in Global Business Leadership

Trace the trajectory of women entering and occupying prominent roles in the global labor force over the last 50 years and its ongoing challenges.

LNG Fundamentals: Energy for a Cleaner Future

This course, offered in collaboration with Poten & Partners, provides a robust overview of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) value chain.

China's Emergence as a Global Power

Explore China’s emergence as a global economic, financial, political, and military power.

Country Risk: Geopolitics, Policy, and Regulation

Gain an understanding of the drivers and costs associated with specific risks in the context of energy markets and project finance.

Writing Clinic for Global Professionals

Gain the techniques to improve the effectiveness and accessibility of your technical writing—whether in business, economics, finance, or law.