International Experience

Complement your business expertise with a global perspective. Through custom designed international experiences, you will gain first-hand insights into global strategy and operation, meet business leaders in key industries, and immerse yourself in different cultures.

 

2019 International Experiences

Supply Chain & Value Chain in Asia: Vietnam & Japan
Experience with Asian business conventions is essential to successful supply chains involving partners on this continent. This trip is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the business cultures of the Pacific Rim while deepening your understanding of global supply chains and logistics in Tokyo and Ho Chi Minh City.

Typical Dates: Last week of July & first week of August
Programs: Open to MSGSCM and MBA students.

Business Development in South America: Argentina & Chile
Study business development strategies, opportunities and challenges in two distinct economies: Argentina and Chile. In this two-week intensive, you will learn how to apply tools and knowledge gained in the MBA program to develop solutions to complex situations faced by firms doing business in South America.

Typical Dates: Last two weeks of August 
Programs: Open to MBA students.

Social Innovation in Colombia 
This field study is designed for graduate and senior undergraduate students interested in social entrepreneurship and social innovation, design thinking, international development and institutions, and global commodity supply chains.

Typical Dates: Last two weeks of August
Programs: Open to MBA students & Social Innovation Certificate students. 

International Finance in Europe: France & Belgium
Offered in cooperation with the KEDGE Business School in France, this experience exposes you to the roots of European business culture and practices. You will take a closer look at current international finance topics including geopolitics, global capital markets, social banking, sustainable project assessments, and social return on investment.

Typical Dates: Early September 
Programs: Open to MBA & MSF students.

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For questions and advising regarding your international experience, contact Rachel Foxhoven at foxhoven@pdx.edu.