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QE Liquidity in search of profitability: the dilemma … EC1-135-I
This case seeks two purposes. First, illustrating the relevance of the economic environment for determining business profitability. Second, putting in practice students acquired macroeconomic analytical skills by using them to support a real life financial investment decision. The students are asked to endorse one of two options, US or Brazil, for the launching of a new investment fund by FTInvest, a financial investment company. The recommendation is made by students acting as members of the Economic Research Department of the company. Therefore, it should be based on the country identified by them as providing the most favorable economic environment for the profitability of the investment in the medium/long run. The decision takes place in the second half of 2011, at a time when the US economy showed a hesitant recovery after the Great Global Recession of 2008 and when the Brazilian economy was booming after a very short blip. It was also at a time when, due to ultra-loose US monetary policy, interest rates and yields were at historical lows in the US while they were relatively high in Brazil.Academic Area:Economic Environment & Public Affairs | Finance
Launching the tesla model X in the U.S.A.: From word … MK1-153-I
At the begining of 2015 Tesla Motors was launching its new Tesla Model X, a full-electric car defined as an sport-utility vehicle (SUV). The marketing team of Tesla Motors had to put together a Marketing Plan to launch Model X and they are questioning if Tesla should do a marketing campaign based on word of mouth as they have done with their previous models or if Tesla should develop a mass marketing campaign to launch the new Tesla Model X.Academic Area:Marketing & Communications
Novartis. Commercial Strategy for Success MK1-138-I
This interactive case study has been developed for students to apply their knowledge about how to develop a sales strategy and a commercial plan. It takes a practical approach and includes two interactive exercises: The first exercise Launch of Exforge in Spain and the second Launch of Rasilez Galvus & Eucreas in Spain. In both exercises students have to plan the commercial and promotional strategy for these new products as well as for those already existing already in the market.Academic Area:Marketing & Communications
France Vichy Cosmetics: Blog or not to Blog? SI1-104-I
On May 20th 2005 Delphine, product manager forVichy’s French subsidiary perhaps had one of her worst days professionally speaking. She had to present public apologies to her clients for the false blog created due to the launching of a new anti-aging cosmetic product.
Soon, it became a scandal of mass proportions and it appeared on main French newspapers. This is why the top management ofVichyFrancehad to make plans for a response strategy. The question now was to know if they should act nationwide using traditional communication methods or new methods. Or simply just let some time go by for the problem to be forgotten.
What to do with the blog then?Academic Area:Digital Technologies & Data Science