Le Grand Syllabus 2016/2017
eﬁts of knowing "who is on our team", namely, individual preferences, proﬁles, culture, skills, competencies, and, consequently the beneﬁts of diversity. Number of key behaviors linked with leadership are examined through lectures and exercices : knowing, being and disclosing yourself, effective listening, delegation, feedback, coaching. In addition to furnishing a solid understanding of the various stages of team dynamics, the course provides guidance on : adapting management styles to foster optimal personal development, and distributing roles and responsibilities to obtain the very best individual and team performance. Basic elements of conﬂict resolution are also included. Required reading : Robin Sharma, The leader who has no title ; Garry Hamel,The Future of Management ; Rob Goffee & Garteh Jones, Why Should Anyone Be led by You ? ; Vineet Nayar, Employees ﬁrst, customers second ; Patrick Lencioni, The Advantage.
ment. This course will take an applied approach to introduce the main actors of the microﬁnance sector such as microentrepreneurs, MFI, regulators, donors and investors. The question of social performance and impact study will be analysed in order to identify the best practices and discuss polemic topics. At the end of the course the students should have a sound knowledge of the main challenges of the ﬁnancial inclusion. Required reading : Economics of microﬁnance, Beatriz Armendáriz de Aghion, Jonathan Morduch. Available in electronic version : http :// www.fgda.org/dati/ContentManager/ﬁles/Documenti_microﬁnanza/Economics-of-Microﬁnance. pdf ; Portefolio of the poor, Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch, Stuart Rutherford & Orlanda Ruthven. 1st chapter available in electronic version : http ://www.portfoliosofthepoor.com/ pdf/Chapter1.pdf ; Repenser la pauvreté, Esther Duﬂo, Abhijit V. Banerjee. Website : http ://pooreconomics.com ; Microﬁnance Handbook : An Institutional and Financial Perspective, Joanna Ledgerwood, 2009, Word bank.
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Opened to the exchange program
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Opened to the exchange program
Teachers : Pauline BENSOUSSAN (Chargée de mission, Coordinatrice des programmes du Collège Universitaire de Paris, Sciences Po), Sebastien DUQUET (Managing director, OXUS Group). Prerequisite : none Pedagogical format : Elective Course validation : The evaluation of the course will be based on both a take home exam (40%), an oral exam (50%), and class participation (10%). Workload : 12 seminars of two hours each (24 hours). Credits : 4. Pedagogical method : Lecturing and case studies. Course Description : This course is aimed at understanding the principles and the role of microﬁnance in developing countries. The topics covered will include ﬁnancial exclusion, informal ﬁnance, microﬁnance products, ﬁnancial analysis of the microﬁnance institutions, funding of microﬁnance institution and methodologies of assess2066
Teachers : Jean BARTHELEMY (Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Sciences Po). Prerequisite : Macroeconomy course Pedagogical format : Elective Course validation : A mid-term individual paper (30% of ﬁnal grade) ; a short presentation (20%) ; a ﬁnal written exam in class (40%) ; a participation grade (10%). Workload : 12 seminars of two hours each (24 hours). Credits : 4. Pedagogical method : Case studies. Course Description : This course aims at providing main historical backgrounds, facts, ﬁgures, and theories to understand modern monetary policy. An expected outcome of this course is that students should be able to discuss current monetary policy issues and decisions. The course begins with basic theories needed to understand