Through Lake Forest Graduate School of Management’s (LFGSM) Global Focus Program, 15 students spent the Winter 2 term studying the Mexican economy and the week of January 25 in Mexico City. This immersive program offered the students an opportunity to focus on the Mexican business environment using a two prong approach: an innovative and flexible framework of traditional classroom experience coupled with a structured in-country experiential learning.
The Winter 2016 edition of the LakeEffects Newsletter celebrates Lake Forest Graduate School of Management’s (LFGSM) 70-year history of building business leaders in the Chicagoland area and across the country.
Pick whatever source of news you like, and you’ll soon see or hear about something that is causing a problem in one area of the globe or another. Sometimes these are natural disasters that have and always will happen randomly, but many others are economic surprises caused by people, sometimes well-intentioned but sometimes not. These events can cause a change in the riskiness of doing business, and changes in the assessment of risk can substantially impact a firm’s value.