Assignment: Global Organizations: The IMF & World Bank

Global Organizations: The IMF & World Bank

The assignment for this Module has you look at a project that has been or is currently being undertaken by either the World Bank or the IMF. (LINKS to BOTH websites are located earlier in the module.)

Written Assignment:

  1. Go to either the IMF or World Bank website and look at what they are doing. You will select one initiative from ONE of the two organizations as the subject of your two-page written paper this week.
    1. At the World Bank site: World Bank, click on the “Projects and Operations” tab from the Home Page. You may then select a project based on  Sector, Theme or Country.
    2. At the IMF site: IMF, go to the Home Page and then select “Our Work” which will give you access to information about initiatives being undertaken by the IMF.
  2. Select ONE project or initiative of interest from either the IMF or World Bank.
  3. Your written assignment should include the following information:
    1. A brief overview of the project or initiative. This should be an overview of the type of project, the partners involved in the project and the goals/outcomes of the project.
    2. How does this project/initiative reflect the role of the organization in the global business environment?
    3. What is the long term benefit of the project/initiative to the global business environment?
  4. Be certain to include a source (link/URL) for all of the sources that you used to prepare your assignment.
  5. Your assignment should follow the Written Assignment Guidelines posted in the course. It will be graded using the Written Assignment Grading Rubric that is also posted.