Advanced Topics In Business Strategy

About the course

Short-term Professional Development Program Abroad

Program Theme

Advanced business strategy Topics presented in a context of direct application of concepts in the decision-making process.


Post-graduate professionals with managerial experience. Attention: this course is exclusive to professionals who have postgraduate degrees.


The student will have contact with the most advanced topics of the corporate strategy, allied to case studies on the subject. In addition to developing market strategies for your organization, from a global business view.

Advanced Topics In Business Strategy

Benefits for scholarship holders participating in this program:

  • Free inperson English course in California
  • Guidance and documents for obtaining the US Visa

  • Academic preparation and logistics for the program

Why should I attend this course?

  • Classes with PhDs professors from the university, with great executive experience; 
  • Two meetings with local executives within the activity grid and optional visit to the port of Los Angeles; 
  • Learn advanced business strategy topics that are exclusively in progress for professionals with academic background and managerial experience; 
  • Develop the skills you need to plan and think strategically, making appropriate decisions and measuring your results accurately.

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Internal and external assessment; external forces affecting business policies; competitive analysis; industry analysis. Company visits and Business Cases.

Forecasting tools and techniques; types of strategies; matching structure and strategy; restructuring and reengineering; managing resistance to change. Company visits and Business Cases.

The nature of strategy evaluation; key performance indicators and balanced scorecard; strategic alignment and contingency planning. Business Cases and Graduation Ceremony.

Frequently Asked Questions

The students will visit companies active in the local market or receive representatives at the university for lectures according to the course's area of study. It is expected that students have a very proactive attitude, asking interesting questions to the representative of the organization.

Program participants receive two certificates:  

Certificate in Executive Management – for the thematic courses in the areas of administration 
Business English Program – for the Business English module ]

Consult your university for additional hours and credits. 

The Advanced programs are designed for graduate students with a minimum of 3 years of working experience in their field of interest.

Professor Ricardo Britto

PhD in Business Administration from FEA/USP, he is one of the most experienced Brazilian professors in International Business.

  • Location
    La Verne - United States
  • Dates
    2 or 3 weeks (January, July or September)
  • Investment
    U$ 8,450 + Enrollment: U$ 90
    Check opportunities for partial scholarships
  • Program Profile
    Full-time classes and visits to companies
  • Workload
    80 class-hours (lectures, talks and company visits)
  • Additional Activity
    Business English module included in the program with 27 class-hours
  • Students per Classroom
    From 15 to 30
  • Certification
    Certificate in Executive Management (ULV) and Business English (ELS)
  • Language
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