Asia

International Business in China and Hong Kong

Travel to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong and learn about the history, culture and business environment of China firsthand. As part of this program, you will have the opportunity to work on a hands-on project as a consultant to an assigned company in China. Past site visits and project sites include the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, HSBC Bank, Unicom, Rich Products, Unifrax, Technomic Asia, Volkswagen, Huawei Technologies and Keen’s.

“The China program was truly transformative for me, both personally and professionally. I visited world-class companies, connected with renowned industry professionals and leveraged UB’s extensive alumni network. These experiences taught me important life lessons about developing cultural awareness, embracing diversity and building professional connections that I will carry with me well into the future.”

— Taylor Speer, MBA ’18

Who Can Apply

  • Second-year MBAs only

Application Deadline

Second-year MBA students who are interested in participating in the program will register for MGG 602 for their third semester, which meets during the second half of the fall semester preceding the trip.

Next Program

The China program is a 3-credit course that caps off with an experiential learning trip. Travel dates are as follows:

  • Jan. 7-19, 2020

Social Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership in India

Travel to Bangalore and Mysore, learn about the history and culture of India and complete a hands-on consulting project in a rural village. Before the trip, you will be assigned a project theme and village in southern India, and will engage with local residents before departing the U.S. to understand current challenges and develop sustainable solutions. Upon arriving in India, you will spend the first week living and working in this village to implement your solutions. Afterward, you will have the opportunity to explore India, including site visits to Zero Hunger, Samarthanan Trust for the Disabled and ATREE, as well as cultural sites like the Mysore Palace.

Who Can Apply

  • Second-year MBAs only

Application Deadline

March 15. All applications must be submitted by this date in order to be considered for the following year's program.

Next Program

The India program is an elective credit course that caps off with an experiential learning trip. Upon acceptance, MBA students will be force-registered into a 3-credit course which meets during the fall semester preceding the trip. Travel dates are as follows:

  • Jan. 11 - 24, 2020