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 I will carry with me well into the future.”
— Taylor Speer, MBA ’18
April 15. All applications must be submitted by this date in order to be considered for the following year's program
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.
The China program is a 3-credit course that caps off with an experiential learning trip. Travel dates are as follows:
Wei Loon Leong, MBA '05
Director of International Alumni Engagement
“It has been an honor to be involved with the annual China trip, first as an MBA student and now leading the trip. The experience has expanded my horizons and built my career over the years, and it is always heartwarming to see students on the trip develop a new view of the world. International perspective is more important than ever in today's competitive global business world.”
To ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty, alumni and business partners during COVID-19, all global and Experience the 50 programs for fall 2020 and winter 2021 will be virtual learning experiences. Programs for spring 2021 are being developed with an option to easily shift to virtual learning experiences should that prove necessary.
Associate Professor, Operations Management and Strategy
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 departing the U.S., you will be assigned a project theme and village in southern India, and will engage with local residents 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.
April 15. All applications must be submitted by this date in order to be considered for the following year's 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 that meets during the fall semester preceding the trip. Travel dates are as follows:
Clinical Assistant Professor, Organization and Human Resources
Faculty Director of Global Programs