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INFX523-01-Globalization’s Winners and Losers: Challenges for Developed and Developing Countries, Georgetown University’s first MOOC, brings together faculty and staff from Georgetown’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship, Gelardin New Media Center, and Lauinger Library. This course will give GeorgetownX students a basic understanding of major principles, theories and public policy issues related to the dynamics of an interdependent world political economy.

Photo of Ted Moran Discussing Globalization on edX Students will have an opportunity to identify solutions to problems associated with economic development all over the world and to examine opportunities for engagement at the intersection of international public and private sector activities. Readings and discussions regarding industrial policy, foreign investment and national security, and effective supply chain management will be unpacked and analyzed. Professor Moran will challenge students to prescribe policy responses to spread the benefits of globalization more broadly and mitigate economic dislocations.

Photo of the Globalization production team filming Dr. Moran

Georgetown’s partnership with edX is simply another way the University’s actions reflect its mission to educate and engage with the global community on important issues and problems. Following Georgetown’s long-standing tradition of uniting quality education with new technologies and innovation,

INFX523-01 engages global learners with problems Dr. Moran and his colleagues investigate and wrestle with every day at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.

We look forward to welcoming you to “the Hilltop” this fall!

Globalization’s Winners and Losers starts on October 1, 2013. Sign up to take the course today.

By Emily Cheung and the GeorgetownX Globalization Team