Organizational Design and Management with Professor Stephen McGuire, Ph.D.

Organizational Design and Management

Professor Stephen McGuire, Ph.D.

What: This course is part of the official AUBG EMBA program, and is accessible for open enrollment. It allows you to take credit courses together with Executive MBA students at AUBG.
ECTS: 3 Credits
Where: Elieff Center for Education and Culture, Sofia
Who: Executive managers, team and group leaders, entrepreneurs, business professionals, and decision-makers, AUBG alumni and friends, and personal-growth seekers.

Course overview:

This course provides students with in-depth knowledge about the essence, functions, and styles of management. It also touches on organizational effectiveness by examining the role of executive leadership, information processing, organizational learning, cross-cultural differences, management innovation, and organizational culture. Case studies and simulations provide an opportunity to develop recruiting skills, team building, and negotiation skills within an organizational context. The course offers a global picture of organizational management, organizational structures, and organizational life cycles.

About Professor Steven McGuire 

Steve McGuire is a Professor of Management and Director of the Entrepreneurship Institute at California State University, Los Angeles, where he received the University Outstanding Professor Award. He previously taught at Georgetown University (Washington), the Catholic University of Portugal (Lisbon), Moscow University Touro (Moscow), and The George Washington University (Washington), where he was awarded the Bender Prize for Teaching Excellence.

Steve is a former partner of the HayGroup, where he was CEO of Hay Portugal and later Director, Hay International Business Group. He worked as a management consultant for major organizations in 23 countries. In Los Angeles, Steve works one-on-one with students and members of the community to move from a business idea to a business plan to a new venture. His carries out empirical and case study research on culture and entrepreneurship, and the relationships between cultural values, conflict styles, ethics, and entrepreneurship among people in different countries.

Steve McGuire has a Ph.D. in Business Administration from The George Washington University, B.A. at Providence College, an MBA. at IESE (Barcelona), Connecticut State University (New Haven, CT), The University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal), and The Sorbonne (Paris).

Organizational Design and Management Course Schedule

May 17, 2020
May 30-31, 2020
June 13-14, 2020
July 25-26, 2020


Regular Rate*

Special Rate for Alumni

900 Euro

648 Euro

VAT included VAT included

*Corporate packages available.


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