Announcing 2022 MBA Short-Term Study Abroad Programs

The Global Business Center is excited to announce our MBA Short-Term Study Abroad programs and MBA Immersions, occurring in March and June of 2022. Applications open October 8th and close October 24th. Applications for all programs will be posted on the MBA Global Programs website. Read on to learn more!

WINTER QUARTER 2022 PROGRAMS

Photo of Tel Aviv, Israel at night.Study Tour to Israel

Price: $3250
Dates: March 13-24, 2022 (departure on March 12)
Faculty: Dr. Tracey Seslen
Credits: Optional 2 credits of IBUS 570 during Winter ‘22

Come to Israel with Professor Tracey Seslen to better understand the Israeli model for business innovation and strategies for responsible, sustainable, and inclusionary business activities. Israel leads the world in terms of startups per capita and R&D investment as a fraction of GDP and has become one of the most sought-after locations for technology companies going global – amazing statistics for a water-starved, immigrant-heavy country of 8.5 million people that has existed for a mere 70 years.

Photo of Westminster and the River Thames at duskStudy Tour to England

Price: $3250
Dates: March 13-24, 2022 (departure on March 12)
Faculty: Wendy Guild, Assistant Dean of MBA Programs
Credits: Optional 2 credits of IBUS 570 during Winter ‘22

Join Wendy Guild on a Study Tour to London, England. The goal of this study tour is to explore cutting edge practices in key industries and organizations, those that are driving our economy in the context of the fascinating changing political, regulatory, and cultural landscape of the UK. Company visits will include global financial firms, marketing consultancies, tech giants, and more. Cultural experiences will include a walking tour of London, a visit to the Royal Baths in Bath, and punting down the River Cam in Cambridge.

Students crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge in SelmaRace, Culture, and Business MBA Immersion to the American South

Price: $1500
Locations: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama
Dates: March 19-26, 2022
Faculty: Dr. Ed deHaan
Credits: 2 credits of ACCTG 579 during Winter ‘22

This course will explore the intersection of Race, Culture, and Business (RCB) through, in its first year, an exploration of the American South – with a focus on the historic and current experience of Black and Latinx Americans. Led by Professor Ed deHaan, and developed in collaboration with Project Pilgrimage and student representatives, this program is intended to provide students with a lens through which to evaluate business in the broader U.S. social structure, in which issues of race and culture are inherently central.

SPRING QUARTER ’22 PROGRAMS

A Tokyo street scene at night.Global Consulting Project: Japan

Price: $2650
Dates: Spring Quarter class + travel June 5-11, 2022 (departure on June 4)
Faculty: Dr. Kevin Boeh
Credits: 4 credits of IBUS 579, Spring ‘22

Join Professor Kevin Boeh for the 2022 Applied Global Consulting Project, based in Japan. This offering combines hands-on consulting projects with international collaboration. The ten week, 4-credit, Spring Quarter class (in Seattle) will have students working on real-world problems faced by Japanese companies. At the end of the course, participants present to their clients in person – in Tokyo!

Photo of Berlin at dusk. Doing Business in Berlin

Price: $2650
Dates: June 4-10, 2022 (departure on June 3)
Faculty: WHU’s Dr. Michael Frenkel and Dr. Dries Faems
Credits: 2 credits of IBUS 570, Spring‘22

Join the Global Business Center for a five-day academic deep dive into entrepreneurship in Europe, based in bustling Berlin, Germany. This 2-credit course will be hosted by the WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, the top ranked business school in Germany. The program will include 3-hour morning class sessions, taught by Professor Michael Frenkel and Professor Dries Faems, of WHU. Afternoons will include case review and 2-3 company visits to Berlin start-ups. *Rescheduled from December*

UPCOMING INFO SESSIONS

Short Term Study Abroad (Study Tours, DBI Berlin & Global Consulting Japan)
October 5, 12:30-1:20 & 5:00-5:50 via Zoom: 918 2059 9994
October 19, 12:30-1:20 & 5:00-5:50 via Zoom: 918 2059 9994

Race, Culture, and Business MBA Immersion
October 14, 12:30-1:20pm – PCAR 393
October 14, 5:00-5:30pm – via Zoom: 939 8503 3173

CURIOUS WHAT A STUDY TOUR IS LIKE?

Read blog posts by previous MBA Study Tour participants:

Rohan Sebastian, FT MBA ’19 – China/Taiwan 2019 with Dr. Christina Fong 

Holly Ostrom, Eve MBA ’19 – Israel/Jordan 2018 with Dr. Tracey Seslen

Megan Stevenson, Eve MBA ’21 – Colombia/Panama 2019 with Dr. Tracey Seslen

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Ready to get started and make your MBA global? Email Angela Shelley, Assistant Director of MBA Global Programs, at [email protected], to set up an advising appointment!