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Available languages

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Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

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Strategic ManagementNegotiationBusiness StrategyMarket (Economics)
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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 6 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Introduction

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Reading
3 readings
Reading3 readings
About this course10m
Objectives of self-assessment activities10m
Final Quiz and Certificat Validation10m
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Unit 1: Approaching the European market(s)

The European market(s) are multiple yet increasingly integrated. That’s the reason why this first unit is dedicated to the topic “Approaching the European market (s)”. You will understand why Europe is the most important economic market in the world with an access to 600 millions of consumers and an accelerating growth. You will have an input on the Eurozone, which allows a fluent payments and transfers system with no currency costs and minimal administrative formalities. And you will get insights on the quality of business and life in Europe: Efficient transports, business friendly metropolis and beautiful cities…...
Reading
8 videos (Total 29 min), 1 quiz
Video8 videos
Introduction to the unitm
Why doing business in Europe (Prof. Maxime Lefebvre)3m
European markets as engines of growth? (Prof. Boris Durisin)9m
Payments, transfers and currencies in Europe (Carlos Casanueva)3m
Testimony from André Lacroix (CEO - Intertek)4m
Testimony from Emmanuelle Petelle (Managing Director - Société Générale)4m
Conclusion of the unitm
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 1- Self Assessement2m
Week
2
Hours to complete
28 minutes to complete

Unit 2: Innovating in Europe

Doing business in Europe should start with a reflexion on how to innovate from the very beginning. That is the topic of this second unit “Innovating in Europe”. You will discover why Europe is an outstanding place for creativity: with a long history of establishing relations between business and creative minds, relentlessly bringing creativity to the core of organizations. You will get insights on Digital marketing, a MUST for the European market as a great opportunity to reach European consumers and engage them in new offers; a real opportunity for SMEs! ...
Reading
7 videos (Total 26 min), 1 quiz
Video7 videos
2.1 Introduction to the unitm
2.2 What about creativity in Europe (Prof. Marie Taillard)6m
2.3 Digital marketing in Europe (Prof. Francesca Pucciarelli)4m
2.4 Testimony from Sylvain Orebi (CEO - Kusmi Tea)4m
2.5 Testimony from Olaf Swantee (CEO - Sunrise Communications)7m
2.6 Conclusion of the unitm
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 2 - Self Assessement2m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Unit 3: Investing in Europe

Where and how to invest in Europe? This unit “Investing in Europe” deals with location and entry mode choices in the European context. You will be trained to ask the right questions to choose the right location in Europe. You will discover that Europe is the largest market for franchising with a great potential for development, an opportunity to rapidly develop corporate positions in various European markets. And you will get insights on how to complete successfully a company acquisition process in Europe. ...
Reading
9 videos (Total 36 min), 1 quiz
Video9 videos
3.1 Introduction to the unitm
3.2 Choosing the right location in Europe (Prof. Davide Sola)5m
3.3: Franchising in Europe (Prof. Catherine de Gery)4m
3.4 Company acquisition processes in Europe (Prof. Vincent Smith)4m
3.5: Testimony from Jean-Jacques Bienaimé (CEO - BioMarin Pharmaceutical)7m
3.6: Testimony from Alexander Sixt (Member of the Managing Board - Sixt)4m
3.7 Testimony from Frédéric Duponchel (CEO - Accuracy)4m
3.8 Conclusion of the unit1m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 3 - Self Assessement2m
Week
4
Hours to complete
27 minutes to complete

Unit 4: Building the value chain

In this unit, we present the ways to reach out to European customers in terms of supply chain and retail management “Building the value chain”, a continent with a challenging geography and a vast diversity of providers and consumers. You will learn that supply chain management is a key factor of success in Europe but it requires developing strong competencies to deal with national singularities. You will learn that retail management in Europe is unique: notably innovation, streamlining the go-to-market process, driving the most advanced market in the world towards sustainability ...
Reading
7 videos (Total 25 min), 1 quiz
Video7 videos
4.1 Introduction to the unitm
Organizing the supply chain in Europe (Prof. Valérie Moatti)6m
Retail management in Europe (Prof. Fabrizio Zerbini)5m
4.4 Testimony from Elisabeth Cazorla (Ready-to-wear Director - Galeries Lafayette)3m
Testimony from Sofia Benvenuto (Former Export Manager - Winsure)6m
4.6 Conclusion of the unitm
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 4 - Self Assessement2m

Instructors

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Prof. Dr. Florence Pinot de Villechenon

Associate Professor
Economics, Law and Social Sciences
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Prof. Dr. Béatrice Collin

Associate Professor
Strategy, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources

About ESCP Europe

The World's First Business School (est. 1819) ESCP Europe is the world's oldest business school and has educated generations of leaders and entrepreneurs. With its five urban campuses in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin and Warsaw, ESCP Europe's true European identity enables the provision of a unique style of cross-cultural business education and a global perspective on international management issues. ESCP Europe welcomes 4,000 students and 5,000 executives from 90 different nations every year, offering them a wide range of general management and specialised programmes (Master, MSc, MBA, PhD and Executive Education). ...

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