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Cross-cultural. Progressive. Transformative.

The Joint Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management curriculum provides students with skills and experiences needed to manage the challenges of a fast-paced, changing global economy, focusing on entrepreneurial activity and innovation. Our program delivers a truly hands-on experience through global immersion, consulting projects for real clients and a master's thesis in the form of a business plan.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Joint Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management will:

  • Demonstrate the competence to operate effectively within a multicultural team and manage a diverse workforce to maximize organizational performance.
  • Apply the professional and ethical responsibilities and skills of a global manager with an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, using different media and settings.
  • Demonstrate and apply cross-cultural competence in different managerial and entrepreneurial settings.
  • Select and analyze financial information to make effective managerial decisions.
  • Identify information technology trends and developments and utilize those for effective managerial decision-making.

Experiential and Immersive

The MGEM program is comprised of 3 modules across 3 universities for a total of 36 units. You will enroll in 4 courses and complete a consulting project or master's thesis at each institution. Each module focuses on certain areas of study based on the institution's strengths and geographic location.

For detailed course descriptions, see the University Bulletin.

September–December: IQS School of Management (Barcelona, Spain)

  • MGEM 6101 - Global Environment and Business Trends
  • MGEM 6102 - Technology Appreciation and Intellectual Property Management
  • MGEM 6103 - Common Ground in Corporate Valuation and Accounting
  • MGEM 6104 - Cross-Cultural Management and Ethical Business Practice

Consulting Project — Multi-National Corporation: Work closely with IQS faculty and a European company operating in the global market to complete a consulting project, focused on a particular problem identified with the company.

  • MGEM 6105 - Consulting Projects

Students have the opportunity to enroll in a complimentary 30-hour course covering the basics of accounting and finance to ensure preparation for upcoming coursework. This course is required for students without a background in these areas.

January–April: Fu Jen Catholic University (New Taipei City, Taiwan)

  • MGEM 6201 - Operations Management and Supply Chain Management with a Global Perspective
  • MGEM 6203 - Corporate Finance with a Global Perspective
  • MGEM 6204 - Innovation and Technology Management
  • MGEM 6205 - Entry Barriers and Strategic Alliance

Master's Thesis — Special Topics in Global Entrepreneurship and Management: Develop a robust operational plan for an entrepreneurial firm via primary and secondary research. Coursework will include developing vision and mission, assessing the competitive environment, formulating venture concepts and growth strategies, creating marketing approaches, building a cohesive management team, launching operations and developing financial projections.

  • MGEM 6202 - Special Topics in Global Entrepreneurship and Management 

May–August: Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, United States)

  • MGEM 6301 - Cross-Cultural Marketing & Integrated Marketing Communication
  • MGEM 6302 - Business Analytics in the Global Context
  • MGEM 6303 - Social Entrepreneurship
  • MGEM 6304 - Venture Capital, Corporate Entrepreneurship, and Micro Financing

Consulting Project — Small to Mid-Sized Enterprise: Work closely with LMU faculty and a Los Angeles company to complete a consulting project, focused on a particular problem identified with the company.

  • MGEM 6305 - U.S. Consulting