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Brandeis IBS Courses Supported by the Perlmutter Institute

Perlmutter Institute Courses

The Perlmutter Institute supports a variety of Brandeis IBS courses that prepare students to emerge as leaders in the global corporations of the future. Funds from the Institute support courses such as these offerings:


BUS 120a - Organizational Behavior
Sandra Cha

Covers the fundamentals of organizational behavior, including topics like leadership, work motivation, organizational culture, organizational structure, group dynamics, perception, and decision-making in a global environment. Assignments include individual and group project analyses focused on topical business issues using course concepts.


BUS 219f, Organizational Behavior
Andrew Molinsky

Covers the fundamentals of organizational behavior, including the topics of leadership, work motivation, organizational culture, organizational structure, group dynamics, perception, decision-making, and cross-cultural interaction. Assignments include group project analysis of a real organizational dilemma using concepts covered in class.


BUS 222f, Global Dexterity
Andrew Molinsky

To be a global worker and a “true citizen” of the world today, means you are able to adapt your behavior to conform to the new cultural contexts without losing your authentic self in the process.


BUS 262a, Alliance and Acquisition Strategy
Benjamin Gomes-Casseres

Covers strategies used to transform a business by using acquisitions, alliances, and divestments. 


BUS 264f - Business and the Environment
Warren Leon

Deals with environmental issues in business strategy. Using the case method, the course explores firm responses to environmental policy, the challenges of developing clean technologies, and the opportunities for firms to differentiate themselves with "green" strategies.