Short-Term Study Abroad
In this Program, previously known as the i4 Program, teams of MBA students will work with various multinational companies to complete a consulting project that will start here on the Fisher campus and final deliverables presented in-country. A course will be attached to enhance a student's understanding of doing business in that region.
In this Program, MBA students will meet once a week for the first half of Spring Term 1 semester, (January 6 - February 21, 2014). A course will be attached to enhance a student's understanding of doing business in Israel which is considered one of the most advanced countries in Southwest Asia in economic and industrial development. The country is ranked 3rd in the region and 38th worldwide on the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Index as well as in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report. It has the second-largest number of startup companies in the world (after the United States) and the largest number of NASDAQ-listed companies outside North America.
Emerging Markets Global Lab empowers students to critically analyze the impact of trade regulations and barriers on emerging economies. Students are challenged with creating an export initiative, designed to give them a first-hand understanding of how to use international resources to best tap into the potential of an emerging economy. Travel to Manus, Brazil over 2014-15 Winter Break.
The Freshman Global Lab allows FisherDirect students (those directly admitted to Fisher) to go abroad during their first year at Ohio State. The Freshman Global Lab combines a section of the BUSMHR 2000 Introduction to International Business class (core business class) with travel to Europe during May where students will learn about culture and important industries through a variety of site visits.
The Sustainable Business Global Lab explores concepts and principles of “green business” in Costa Rica. The course gives undergraduate students the opportunity to gain in-country international experience with a blend of academic, corporate, and cultural experiences focused on green business practices.
Marketing Global Lab pairs marketing elective BUSML 4253: Global Marketing with capstone travel to Singapore over 2014-15 Winter Break. The course gives students the chance to apply their marketing skills on a real-world project and present to executives in Singapore.
The Summer Global Internship Programs provide an opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in a customized global internship based on students' preferences. Students learn how business is conducted in that region and industry, as well as assimilate into the country's culture during the 8-week unpaid internship.