Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa

Photo of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

A group of G-Lab students worked with a company in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to develop a metric to measure the impact of the firm's advertising services. (Image courtesy of Diego Cavichiolli Carbone on Flickr.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

15.389B

As Taught In

Fall 2010

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

15.389B Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa enables teams of students to work with the top management of global start-ups and gain experience in running, and consulting to, a new enterprise outside the United States. The focus is on start-ups operating in emerging markets throughout the world, with a special focus on Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa. The course combines an internship in a growing firm with in-class discussions of the issues and policies that affect the climate for innovation and start-up success around the world.

Special Features

15.389B is part of a two-section course and includes materials that cover entrepreneurship in Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa. 15.389A Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Asia-Pacific is also available on OpenCourseWare and covers topics pertinent to these additional regions.

Johnson, Simon, Yasheng Huang, and Michellana Jester. 15.389B Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa, Fall 2010. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/sloan-school-of-management/15-389b-global-entrepreneurship-lab-latin-america-the-middle-east-and-africa-fall-2010 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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