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International Business Concentration

An optional concentration in international business may be earned by taking four of the six electives in the international area, in addition to the core classes. International electives may include:

  • Survey of International Business
  • International Finance
  • Managing Cross-Border Teams
  • International Management
  • HR and Global Firm
  • Exploring Global Business*

*One of the classes must be the off-shore learning experience, IBUS 750, Exploring Global Business. The destination and itinerary of this trip will vary from year to year. In recent years trips to South America and China have been planned. This course is designed to allow students to learn about important political, economic, and social processes taking place in the countries they visit. Typically, this course is offered during the fall and spring break sessions.

IBUS 750

Faculty-Led Business Study Abroad: Graduate Students



  
   China
Hodges Scholars

THE PROGRAM
Professional MBA: Fall Break
Selected students only
for scholarship program.

Participants gain insights into the interdependence of business and culture and the result-ant unique business environments in dynamic urban areas of China, specifically the north-eastern industrial corridor of China. Special emphasis will be given to integration, innovation, transition and transformation issues related to economic development, emerging industries and international trade. Students will travel to Beijing, Tianjin and Dandong.

  Central Europe

THE PROGRAM
Professional MBA: Fall Break

This study tour is intended to offer the participant the opportunity to gain insights into the interdependence of business and culture and the resultant unique business environments. This will be accomplished by studying reports made available in advance and on-site experiences in Austria, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia. Special emphasis will be given to integration, innovation, transition and transformation issues.


  Latin America

THE PROGRAM
Professional MBA: Spring Break

This course is focused on conducting business in Latin America and provides you with context, tools, and factual knowledge useful for understanding the institutional and competitive environment and managerial challenges of firms operating in the region.


  Africa

THE PROGRAM
International MBA, MBA and Professional MBA:
May Break

 

The study tour course introduces students to the changing macroeconomic and institutional environments in the South Africa region. Students will gain insights on the challenges and opportunities facing businesses in the region. Students in this class will be able to; identify the major macroeconomic and institutional challenges for businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa, understand the interdependence of culture and business, and understand the how multinational corporations interact with informal markets in South Africa.

Form more information contact:

Amanda Birkenhauer: 803-777-2969

Email:StudyAbroad@moore.sc.edu


Current Professional MBA students can also find more information in the Blackboard Professional MBA Community