Studying the effects of cultural influences on business is one thing; seeing them in action is another. Rollins Professional MBA students experience international business first-hand by applying classroom learning to real-world challenges through the following programs:
Global Research and Study Project
This experiential learning course focuses on the challenges and opportunities of doing business in a particular country or region. It features travel overseas as a group, accompanied by the instructor, to gain practical experience in conducting business abroad.
Global Consulting Projects
Professional MBA students may also participate in Rollins MBA Global Consulting projects. Each Global Consulting project includes a one-week trip abroad to conduct field research and gain a direct understanding of the business and cultural aspects of the market.
Global Sustainability: Business and the Environment
This course focuses on the principles and practices of environmentally-sensitive “green” business. Students learn how businesses can innovatively enhance profits through careful stewardship of the environment.
Business in Emerging Markets
This course gives students the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in an emerging market and includes a one-week field trip overseas.
Executive MBA Week at IPADE
Professional MBA students can join more than 500 executives from nine business schools and eight different countries who gather at IPADE in Mexico City each year for Executive MBA week to share experiences, compare points of view and enrich their understanding of social responsibility and business.