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.
Set in Panama, this EMFS course gives students the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of business issues and opportunities in developing economies and prepares them to conduct business in foreign markets. The EMFS course counts as credit for the International Business study abroad requirement or the Global Studies GEC.
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 Green Business program 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.
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.