Global Economy Lectures

The global economy is weakening. Global growth is estimated at 3.7 in 2018, according the International Monetary Fund’s latest figures, and will slow to 3.5% in 2019. Europe is particularly affected. Prospects are much more uncertain than they were just a few months ago, forcing central banks to rethink their strategy of withdrawing stimulus. Several factors are at play and several risks are emerging. The Global Economy Lectures try to identify them and connect the dots between them, from the possibility of trade wars and the waning of the international economic order established after World War II, to the troubles of the monetary union and European politics facing nationalism and populism, to the still-unsolved aftermath of the decade-old global financial crisis.


Alessandro Merli

Alessandro Merli

Educational Director

" We live in an uncertain world. Growth is slowing and risks are now tilted to the downside. Where is the global economy heading? What is holding it back?
Why is Europe doing worse than the rest of the world? "

Structure

The course is divided into four meetings from 4.15 to 7.30 pm. The dates of the lessons are:

  • 12th march:

THE CHANGING FACE OF THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC ORDER. PROTECTIONISM AND TRADE WARS

  • What is happening to the world order? The end of
  • globalization?
  • Trade wars or geopolitics? The US vs China.
  • The EU and its trade policies

 

  • 10th april:

THE EURO AT 20. THE ECB AFTER DRAGHI

  • The original sins of the European monetary union.
  • Euro reforms after the crisis: what was done and
  • what remains to be done
  • The future of the ECB and its monetary policy after the end of Draghi’s term

 

  • 08th may:

THE EUROPEAN ELECTIONS IN THE FACE OF SURFING NATIONALISM AND POPULISM

  • Europe votes at the end of May, facing the new threat
  • of nationalism and populism.
  • The fraying appeal of traditional political parties.
  • No more European integration?

 

  • 12th june:

TEN YEARS AFTER THE GREAT FINANCIAL CRISIS. ARE WE SAFER?

  • Ten years of reforms of the rules of global finance.
  • Why is Europe lagging behind?
  • Next opportunities, next threats: fintech, shadow banking, too-big-to-fail.

COURSES

Learning method

Our courses are characterized by a Faculty of academics and consultants. The teaching methodology avails itself of the support of an e-learning platform in which materials and exercises will be loaded for the study and the deepening between the two classroom sessions.

Networking

Networking takes place between students in the same class, between participants and lecturers, and with students from other courses or previous editions of the same program.

COMPANIES

Over the years, our partners have been constantly involved in the various activities that make up the structure of our programs. Companies belonging to our network participate in project work and master classes; they actively contribute to introducing guest speakers and organizing company visits. Our partners are our first supporters: they sponsor various scholarships, host internships for students and provide professional opportunities for graduates. The partner companies of Bologna Business School are:

Aeroporto G. Marconi Assicoop Bologna Metropolitana Automobili Lamborghini Bologna Fiere Brevini Power Transmission Camera di Commercio di Bologna Camera di Commercio di Ferrara Camera di Commercio di Forlì-Cesena Camera di Commercio di Modena Camera di Commercio di Rimini Camst Carpigiani Group Cassa di Risparmio in Bologna Confcommercio Emilia Romagna Confindustria Emilia Romagna Coswell Datalogic Ducati Motor Holding Enel Engineering Ingegneria Informatica Expert System Falorni Fastweb Ferrarelle Ferrari Ferretti Group Finalma Fondazione Carisbo Fondazione Cassa Risparmio Cesena Fondazione Cassa Risparmio di Cento Fondazione Cassa Risparmio di Imola Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Carpi Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Ferrara Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo Fondazione G. Marconi Fondazione IBM Italia Fondazione Isabella Seràgnoli Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna Fondazione per la Collaborazione tra i Popoli Food Trend Foundation Furla Google Italia Granarolo GroupM Gruppo Coesia Gruppo Sistema H-ART HSPI Haworth Hera Horsa IBM Italia IMA Iconsulting Intesa San Paolo KPMG Advisory Laboratori Guglielmo Marconi Landi Renzo Legacoop Bologna Lighthouse Manutencoop Mape Maps Masai Italia Maserati Microsoft Italia Montenegro N.C.H. Nuovi Cantieri Apuania Olidata Onit Group Opera Santa Maria del Fiore Philip Morris Italia Poltronesofà Regione Emilia-Romagna Ricoh S.E.C.I. Gruppo Industriale Maccaferri SAP SCS Consulting STMicroelectronics Schneider Electric Seps Technogym Teuco The Boston Consulting Group Toyota Material Handling Italia Trevi Group Umberto Cesari UniCredit Unieuro Unindustria Bologna Unipol Vem Sistemi Veronesi Viabizzuno Videoworks Volvo Car Italia WPP Italia Yoox Net-A-Porter Group

FEES

The registration fee for the complete cycle is 1,000 euros (plus VAT) to be paid by the start date of the course; and 300 euros (plus VAT) for each single appointment.   Ample free parking is available in the school park. Benefits are provided for: – for entries received in advance; – for Business Network companies; – for Alumni and Profingest Alumni; – for groups of at least 3 people.

INTERPROFESSIONAL FUNDS

Alumni and Companies can check the availability of vouchers at the relevant Interprofessional Fund: Fondimpresa – for middle managers / middle management SME Executives Fund – for managers of industrial SMEs Fonditalia Fondirigenti – for executives Fon.Coop – for cooperative companies    

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APPLICATION PROCESS

FAQs

The participant may choose to take some courses full time and some others part time, in agreement with the Program Manager of the master.
The participant may choose a part of the academic platform the educational offer of the School
The selection interview is necessary but not binding. If necessary, a second meeting can be held to provide further clarification.

Faculty

Faculty members at Bologna Business School work together offering outstanding teaching standards. An international and interdisciplinary approach is guaranteed by a joint team of distinguished national core professors, adjunct, visiting professors, guest speakers and top managers.

CONTACT US

Giulia Palermo
Giulia PalermoTutor Didattico

Phone: 051 2090143

Email: giulia.palermo@bbs.unibo.it

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