MGT 807 Global Economic Environment

This situates Nigerian Economy within the broader global economy. It examines the implementation of the movement towards free market economy on stakeholders including business, government, consumers, labour and public. The course takes a multidisciplinary approach drawing from international politics, economy, finance, cross-cultural and business management. Topics to be covered include Strategic aspects of international trade, globalization / international institutions, industrialization strategies, determinants of economic growth and poverty reduction in Africa; global power and wealth distribution; lessons from Asian and Mexican financial crises; multilateral negotiations, global culture and information technology, exchange rates / inflation/interest rates.