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Read the initial situation Initial Situation:...




Read the initial situation Initial Situation: EDUS Corporation enjoys an excellent reputation as the third largest provider of nontraditional education in the U.S. EDUS is the parent company of 26 universities located throughout the U.S. and Canada. It has a strong international business and management program offering in most of its holdings and is known for its exceptional online delivery capability. The CEO of EducUS Corporation (EDUS), in conjunction with the EDUS board of directors, has decided to increase the corporation?s footprint and expand its international operations. The EDUS board of directors has decided to explore the possibility of purchasing a university and has set up a steering committee to identify global opportunities. You have been selected to work on the EDUS research team in support of the steering committee for acquisition. You are part of a high performance work team that will focus its research in five separate areas: Perform a cultural audit of the country Conduct a risk assessment of the political-legal environment Analyze potential risks and propose risk management strategies Research information related to marketing and promotion Analyze potential HR-related areas of interest The EDUS CEO has briefed the team and expressed the need for comprehensive research to ensure that the acquisition of a particular institution will be right for both organizations. She tells you and the team that acquisitions, like this, are often unsuccessful because of incompatible cultures, clashes in management styles, poor integration strategies, and inadequate communications. So she has requested that you particularly focus on these areas of inquiry. The EDUS CEO also informs you and the team that although she understands that this project will take some time, it is imperative that preliminary recommendations be presented within the next six weeks. To meet the guidance of your CEO, you will lead the project team in a presentation of the team?s findings within this designated period. Use the template for completion. respond back to me the country that you select


Paper#10950 | Written in 18-Jul-2015

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