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Module 3

Leadership & MIS (Functional Elective) (2 credits)

Taught by Karthik Kannan

The internet and other information technologies have reshaped organizations. Companies are increasingly forced to deal with digital/information strategies, and understanding how to handle those strategies is important for managers. The purpose of this course is to explore some of the strategies in detail. The focus of the course is to develop – through cases, lectures, discussions, and examples – insights into when and how the information and the digital strategies can be used to create and enhance an organization’s competitive advantage.

Krannert Professor of Management Karthik Kannan provides an introduction to this course.

Mergers & Acquisitions (Functional Elective)
(2 credits)

Taught by Ken Harling & Charlene Sullivan

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to mergers and acquisitions (M&A) from the perspective of the corporate executive. It is designed for all EMBA students regardless of background. Its goal is to cover key aspects of the M&A business process including corporate strategy, target selection and screening, valuation, deal negotiation and integration. We will focus on current M&A best practices including the key tools, techniques and trends embraced by modern deal makers. This knowledge will help students look behind the headlines of M&A transactions in the press and understand what is going on.

Immersion Elective (1 credit)

See our wide range of immersion elective offerings.

Please note course offerings and faculty are subject to change.