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Broaden Your Worldview

Executive MBA Global Experience

Gain a Whole New Perspective

Globalization is increasing, and so is the need for leaders who understand how business is done in key markets around the world. Studying abroad gives you the chance to enrich your global business and cultural knowledge, forge exciting new connections, and gain an international edge.

The study abroad trip is part of the required Global Systems course, and lasts 7 to 10 days. During the trip you will:

  • Visit multinational and local companies
  • Observe successful companies operating in a different business framework
  • Take an in-depth look at location-specific business topics
  • See historic sites and engage in a variety of cultural activities.
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Over 1200 Executive MBA alumni

Previous Study Abroad Programs

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International Residencies

Executive MBA students enhance their knowledge through an International Residency that brings them face-to-face with emerging and established economies. The program includes site visits, business meetings and personal reflection.
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Spring 2018: United Kingdom & Ireland

This program delivers a well-rounded experience featuring special events that allow students to immerse themselves in the culture.
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MBA Students Get a Lesson on Brexit

A global studies trip to the UK offers students a compelling, first-hand look at the impact of Brexit.
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In the News: Minnesota's workforce shortage causes headaches for hospitality industry, but good news may be ahead

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Outside Consultant: What Are the Best Practices for Auditing DEI Initiatives?

This "Outside Consultant" column by Ernest Owens, an assistant professor of management in the Opus College of Business, ran in the Star Tribune on Oct. 3, 2021. If you burden the department in charge of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) with an inability to audit the process, you assure its failure. Without defining a workflow and baseline for the process, you… The post Outside Consultant: What Are the Best Practices for Auditing DEI Initiatives? appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.

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