Activity By Skills: Holistic Thinking

  Global Banking Lesson 6 Worldwide Financial Crises Primer

This class activity includes videos and readings to introduce the Financial Crisis.

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  Global Banking Lesson 5 China and International Investment Discussion

The instructors ask the students: Did China make a mistake in holding U.S. dollars? Discuss it from the point of view of China and the U.S.? With respect to the Chinese currency, what is the position of the Obama administration?

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  Global Banking Lesson 5 Exchange Rate Activity

Students should read the short Investopia article ahead of time to understand the concept of weak and strong currencies.

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  Global Banking Lesson 5 Introduction to Financial Markets

The instructors lectures and discusses basics of the international financial markets using the lecture notes and the PowerPoint presentation.

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  Global Banking Lesson 4 Ethical Issue Question Activity

The instructor asks the students to identify commonalities and differences across the three firms and develop observations about the likely effectiveness of firms’ effort to promote ethical conduct and social responsibilities based on the websites.

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  Global Banking Lesson 3 Ethical Issue Activity 3

This is a role-play on the benefits and detriments of outsourcing.

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  Global Banking Lesson 3 Ethical Issue Activity 2

MNCs from developed countries often move to developing countries to take advantage of poor labor standards and lax environmental conditions. The instructor asks the students to explain how these moves can help the company, but hurt the country. What can be done to benefit both the company and the country?

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  Global Banking Lesson 3 Ethical Issue Activity 1

Undertaking FDI, by definition, means not investing in the MNC’s home country. The instructor asks: What are the ethical dilemmas here? What are your recommendations as a (1) labor union leaders of your domestic labor force, (2) MNC executive, (3) host country official, and (4) home country official?

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  Global Banking Lesson 3 Introduction to International Investment

The instructor introduces the topic of international investment using the PowerPoint presentation and the lecture notes.

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  Global Banking Lesson 2 Ethical Issue Activity World Bank Reform

Divide students into three groups. One group would represent the IMF or World Bank officials, the second group the rich countries, the third group the developing countries. Each group should create a short presentation outlining the necessary steps to reform the IMF or World Bank.

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