Graduate Study Abroad Opportunities
Broad Thinkers, Global Minded
Gain and enrich your global mindset and global competencies. Courses are designed
to expose students to global business including economics, cultural context, competitive
landscape and global marketplace.
Global business experience adds a competitive edge for career advancement. Now more than ever, employers need talent with international competencies, and hands-on experience in foreign cultures and business environments.
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Gain practical knowledge and experience through:
• Hands-on consulting projects that address real-world business challenges
• Market entry strategy, distribution plans, cultural and economic analysis
• Interact with local peers
• Tour local corporations
In-country Travel Experience
• 1 country, 1 week
• 1 consulting project for each group/team
• 5 business visits that support consulting project
• Participants may petition the Dean for a specialized consulting project
5843 GLOBAL FOCUS - (3 semester hours credit)
This course expands students’ understanding of business operations beyond the US and helps them become global business leaders with sensitivity to and awareness of international and cross-cultural differences. Combining traditional, classroom-based learning with rigorous in-country experiential learning, the Global Focus enables students to identify business growth opportunities, as well as the challenges that these offer, in an innovative and flexible framework. The operational aspects of business functions outside the US will include analysis and a comparative review of key elements. Beyond cultural differences, the comparison will focus on the organization, management, economics, resource production, and delivery of goods and/or services.