“Having the opportunity to travel abroad was incredible. I was able to gain perspectives that I would not have been able to get any other way.” 
-Kevin Turco, MBA 2007

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Global Business Competition


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At the Eberhardt School, studying abroad is just one way we prepare you to understand business in global markets. You will travel overseas with your cohort and two faculty members as part of the required MBA Global Business Competition course. In recent years, groups from Pacific have traveled to the following international locations:

  • Shanghai, China
  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Helsinki, Finland
  • Hong Kong
  • London, England
  • Lyon, France
  • Panama City, Panama
  • Paris, France
  • San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Taipei, Taiwan
  • Talinn, Estonia

This year's course will be held in Shanghai, Shenzhen & Hong Kong. Travel dates: May 11 - 25, 2013. DOWNLOAD the informational sheet for China.

Course Description

BUSI 268. Global Business Competition (3) Today, all levels of business operations are becoming global. Business people must consider additional parameters when they enter the global sphere. The rules of the game such as laws, customs, theories, and business practices may be different. This course will work on business problems and strategies within the global environment in which U.S. businesses compete. The key objective of this course is to analyze the operation of global firms; various types of entry strategies into foreign countries, impacts on host and home countries, and the powerful flexibility of global systems. Prerequisite: BUSI 211 or the permission of the instructor and the MBA director.