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Broaden Your Worldview


Gain a Whole New Perspective

Globalization is increasing, and so is the need for employees who understand how business is done in key markets around the world. A study abroad program is an opportunity to enrich your global business and cultural knowledge, forge exciting new connections, and gain an international edge.

The Full-time MBA has a global elective curricular requirement, which can be completed abroad or through an on-campus course with a global focus. If you choose to study abroad, during your 7 to 12 days of travel 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
of Full-time MBA students study abroad

2019 Study Abroad Programs

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Emerging Markets: Latin America

MGMT 714 | January 2019
Buenos Aires, Argentina & Santiago, Chile
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Global Sourcing: Southeast Asia

OPMT 714 | January 2019
Singapore & Vietnam
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Doing Business in Eastern Europe

MGMT 714 | March 2019
Prague and Budapest
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MBA Marketing Lessons from India

An MBA Marketing Business class explores India’s vast social and economic diversity.
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On-Campus Global Electives

If you’d rather stay close to home to fulfill your global elective curricular requirement, you can choose one of these electives:

  • Legal Strategy for Global Business 
  • Global Finance Issues & Policy
  • The Global Economy 
  • International Business 
  • International Marketing 
  • Inclusive Leadership for Diverse Organizations 

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