The Fletcher School's Master of Global Business Administration is an online program that combines core business courses with international relations, economics, and law courses. Students in the program are mid-career, averaging 38 years old, and they come from a wide array of sectors including business, NGOs, military, and public service.
The courses in the program run for a traditional 13-week semester, and each week students watch about 90 minutes of recorded content followed by a 90-minute live class session held over Zoom. The live sessions are interactive and engaging, making connections between the recorded sessions and readings though active discussion, breakout rooms, and review of videos when needed. The recorded course content, course structure, and syllabi have already been created; this position is designed to teach and facilitate the live class sessions only.
Responsibilities for the position include:
Prepare for the course by watching all recorded videos, reviewing the syllabus and readings, and coordinating with the faculty member who designed the class
Participate in trainings about the online platform and technology used for the program
Conduct a weekly 90-minute live class session for thirteen weeks, to be offered either during a weekday evening or Saturday morning (eastern time)
Identify guest and external speakers as necessary
Conduct a mid-semester course evaluation to get feedback from students
Prepare, grade, and offer feedback on problem sets, exams, papers and other deliverables as outlined in the syllabus
Assign final grades for each student.
Conduct weekly office hours and engage with students regularly to ensure a high-touch learning experience
Conduct/coordinate with a TA to offer weekly review sessions
Provide feedback to program administration about possible enhancements to the course
We seek a lecturer for the Corporate Finance in Global Capital Markets course for the fall term (Sept 7-December 16). This is an introductory course to corporate finance from the perspective of a company's chief financial officer (CFO). The first part covers financial planning and budgeting, financial analysis, and short-term financial management. The second part will help you develop a valuation framework for making investment decisions (capital budgeting) for new equipment, launching new products, managing mergers and acquisitions and LBOs, and making funding/financing decisions to be coordinated with those investment decisions. Special attention is given to the cost of capital and valuing stocks, bonds, convertible debt, and preferred stocks in the context of global capital markets. This course serves as an intense introduction and is a required class for GBA students.
Instructors should have a relevant background in finance, business, or other relevant disciplines. A PhD is preferred but not required.
Please submit a CV, Cover Letter, and course evaluations by May 31 at 11:59pm. If you have any questions about this application please reach out to Rob Tedesco at John.Tedesco@tufts.edu.
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