Global Labs are immersive cultural and business tours led by one of our Fisher College of Business faculty experts. These short-term, high intensity programs offer a quick survey of different business specializations and regions of the world. The structured itinerary is ideal for first time travelers and students looking for a short international experience.

Freshman Global Lab: Germany
Industry Immersion: Italy
Operations Global Lab: Hong Kong / China
Sustainable Business Global Lab: The Netherlands / Sweden
Global Business Expeditions: Cuba OR Israel*

*During the 2017-18 academic year, Fisher College of Business will consider select third-year and fourth-year undergraduate applications for graduate-level Global Business Expeditions (GBEs).

 

Learn More About Freshman Global Lab

Freshman Global Lab (1 credit)

Fast track your global business education! Complete a business core class (BUSML 3380) in Hamburg, Germany during May 2018. As the largest economy in Europe and the top ranking country on the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index, Germany is the perfect location to experience classroom theories in application. Outside of the classroom explore Hamburg – from the Holy Roman Empire to WWII, from sweet Franzbrötchen to the flavors of the local night markets.

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Learn More About Industry Immersion Italy

Industry Immersion: Italy (1 credit)

Add a global edge to your Industry Immersion experience in May 2018. Join us for our new cross-functional program in Italy - home to fashion retails giants, leaders of automotive design and construction, dozens of household brands, and a powerhouse middle market. After completing your 1-credit Spring Semester course on campus, travel across Northern Italy, including Venice, Padua, Verona, Milan, and Turin. Join us for must-see sites and behind-the-scenes access to companies across Italian industry.

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Learn More About Operations Global Lab

Operations Global Lab (1 credit)

All roads lead to Rome; all business leads to China. China – an “increasingly diverse $11 trillion economy”—remains a top exporter of manufactured goods and a major demand center. After completing your 1-credit Spring Semester course on campus, travel to  Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing in May 2018 to better understand how companies are adapting and innovating their operations strategy to ensure the success of their global investment. Discover how 5000 years of rich history translates to one of the largest markets of today.

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Learn More About Sustainable Business Global Lab

Sustainable Business Global Lab (1 credit)

Explore the latest trends in sustainability. Coursework and travel to The Netherlands and Sweden during May 2018 asks you to reexamine how individuals and institutions in other political, economic and social settings view the challenges and opportunities associated with sustainability initiatives in business.

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Learn More About GBE Cuba

GBE Cuba: Startups and the Planned Economy (1.5 credits)

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.

*During the 2017-18 academic year, Fisher College of Business will consider select third-year and fourth-year undergraduate applications for graduate-level Global Business Expeditions (GBEs).

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Learn More About GBE Israel

GBE Israel: Innovation and Entrepreneurship (3 credits)

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.

*During the 2017-18 academic year, Fisher College of Business will consider select third-year and fourth-year undergraduate applications for graduate-level Global Business Expeditions (GBEs).

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