Global Business Expeditions (GBEs) are short-term, high-intensity global programs offered during Spring Semester. Each program is designed by our Fisher College of Business faculty to integrate industry expertise with a global context. For full cultural and business immersion, students travel during 2018 Spring Break on a private tour of globally successful, multi-national companies and the must-see historical sites of the region.

Learn More About GBE Cuba

 

Cuba: Startups and the Planned Economy (1.5 credits)
Prof. Heidi Eldred

Nearly 60 years after the Revolution of 1959, small business in Cuba has begun to emerge from the country’s Marxist–Leninist ideology. Connect with local players operating in light manufacturing, agriculture, and the service industry to learn how they are navigating complex government regulation and ever-changing international politics in an attempt to reclaim the “glittering and dynamic” reputation of yesteryear.

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Learn More About GBE Israel

 

Israel: Innovation and Entrepreneurship (1.5-3 credits)
Dr. Oded Shenkar

Discover the entrepreneurial spirit of Israel! Dubbed the “Silicon Valley of the East”, the entrepreneurial spirit is palpable from the modern city of Tel Aviv, the holy sites of Jerusalem, and the capital of the Negev desert, Beersheba. Visit the nation home to many of the most sacred Abrahamic religious sites and the largest number of startups per capita in the world. The journey begins on campus with an intensive 7-week course.

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Learn More About GBE Spain

 

Singapore: Global Marketing and Strategy (1.5 credits)
Dr. Shashi Matta

Singapore, the Gateway to Asia, is a powerful economic hub that champions a sophisticated western approach to business while retaining, at heart, traditional Asian values that emphasize relationships and interdependent networks. Our travels will feature a Who’s Who of global brands and marketing success stories – complete with the luxury of Marina Bay Sands and the sites and sounds of Little India, Chinatown, and Arab Street.

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