Multinational Management, MBA

The purpose of the Multinational Management major is to prepare MBAs for consulting, financial, managerial, and entrepreneurial positions in which a sophisticated understanding of international opportunities, the multinational firm, the international competitive environment, and the cross-national political and social aspects of business is required. The major consists of courses on multinational management complemented by functional electives in the areas of finance, marketing, accounting, legal studies, public policy, real estate or healthcare management.


A minimum of 19 course units is required for graduation.

Multinational Management Major Requirements
The Multinational Management major requires four course units beyond the required Management core requirements.
Management Core Requirements:
Foundations of Teamwork and Leadership
Managing Established Enterprises
Management of Emerging Enterprises
Select 1.5 course units from the following:1.5
Political Environment of the Multinational Firm
Corporate Diplomacy
Advanced Global Strategy
Advanced Study Project - Multinational Management
Select 2.5 course units from the following: 12.5
Economic Globalization: Policy, History and Contemporary Issues
Global Valuation and Risk Analysis
International Banking
Comparative Health Care Systems
Private Sector Role in Global Health
Advanced Study Project: Management of Health Care Service Businesses
Law of Corporate Management and Finance
International Business Ethics
Social Impact and Responsibility: Foundations
Managing and Competing in China
Private Equity in Emerging Markets
Global Supply Chain Mgmt.
Global Real Estate: Risk, Politics and Culture
International Real Estate Comparisons
Select 5.5 course units of electives5.5
MBA Core Requirements9.5
Total Course Units19

Remaining credit units from any other international courses at Wharton are applied to the major pending approval by the advisor. New course offerings, changes in offerings, and changes in content make it impossible to provide a firm list of approved courses, but the associated list includes courses that have typically been approved for the Multinational Management major. Global Modular Courses, Global Virtual Courses, Advanced Study Projects or Independent Studies that are highly international in scope and pedagogical purpose may also be considered.

MBA Core Requirements

Select one of the following:0.5-1
Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
Fundamentals of Financial and Managerial Accounting
Finance 1
Corporate Finance
Select one of the following:0.5-1
Corporate Finance
Corporate Finance (Half CU)
Select one of the following:0.5-1
Macroeconomics and the Global Economic Environment
Macroeconomics and The Global Economic Environment (Half CU)
Legal Studies
LGST 6110Responsibility in Global Management0.5
or LGST 6120 Responsibility in Business
or LGST 6130 Business, Social Responsibility, and the Environment
MGEC 6110Microeconomics for Managers: Foundations0.5
MGEC 6120Microeconomics for Managers: Advanced Applications0.5
MGMT 6100Foundations of Teamwork and Leadership0.5
MGMT 6110Managing Established Enterprises1
or MGMT 6120 Management of Emerging Enterprises
MKTG 6110Marketing Management0.5
MKTG 6120Dynamic Marketing Strategy0.5
or MKTG 6130 Strategic Marketing Simulation
Select one unit of the following:0.5-1
Quality and Productivity
Business Analytics
Online Business Models and the Information-Based Firm
Operations Strategy
Enabling Technologies
Managerial Decision Making
STAT 6130Regression Analysis for Business 21
or STAT 6210 Accelerated Regression Analysis for Business
Management Communication
WHCP 6110Management Communication0.25
Select one of the following:0.25
Advanced Persuasive Speaking
Communication Challenges for Entrepreneurs:
Persuasive Writing for Business Leaders
Total Course Units9.5

Students cannot enroll in both FNCE 6210 and FNCE 6230.


STAT 6210 is by placement only.

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.