This image shows the effect of globalization on world languages. (Image courtesy of Nicolle Rager Fuller, National Science Foundation
This course features lecture summaries and selected presentations in the lecture notes
section, as well as a list of readings
This course explores the challenges and risks faced by senior managers of construction, engineering and architecture companies in entering global markets in general, and sponsoring concessions in particular. The course includes a discussion of innovative approaches to nation building, partnering, finance, utilization of specialized delivery systems, privatization, outsourcing and concessions; opportunities created by advanced information technology; and appropriate strategies for entering attractive and rapidly expanding international fields and markets.