Economy & Emerging Markets Webinar


This opportunity is open to all DMU students. The maximum number of places for this event is 15. Please check our eligibility criteria for further details.


In cooperation with our partner, Pagoda Projects, DMU Global will be offering twenty online events throughout the 2020-2021 academic year. All events are employability focused and aim to give students an insight into topics related to the international working world.

After decades of poor economic performance, emerging markets are now the most dynamic markets in the world despite their volatility. All players in the business world are trying to seize this business growth opportunity. Defining a strategy to take advantage of the multiple yet complex opportunities offered by these markets is a major challenge to many companies.

This event will look at key emerging markets and their characteristics with the focus on Asian countries. In addition, challenges faced by transition and emerging-market economies will be addressed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the main differences and similarities that characterize emerging economies.
  • Analyze the challenges and opportunities presented by emerging economies.
  • Examine how low-cost innovations take place in emerging markets.
  • Assessing the risk encountered by firms operating in emerging countries.
  • Analyze the additional ethical challenges and issues of social responsibility shared across emerging markets.


Osman FaisalEconomist for the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

A Masters graduate currently working within the Civil Service as an Environmental Economist, Osman has experience with macro and micro modelling in a range of econometric and data science methods. He is also well versed in programme management, appraisal and evaluation in the climate and energy field.


If you would like to join this event, click the ‘Apply now’ button at the bottom of this page. You will receive a formal invitation to register for the event to your DMU e-mail account shortly after the deadline. Please, check your inbox as well as junk inbox regularly.

Key information

  • Application deadline: Monday 8 March 2021, 9am
  • Live session start time: Thursday 11 March 2021, 10am
  • Session duration: 1 hour

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