The International Business & Culture in North Africa study abroad program takes corporate site visits to the next level. Students learn about some of the toughest problems Moroccan businesses face and whip up plans on how to solve them. Undergraduate and graduate students from the trip’s latest two cohorts recently spoke about their experiences in Georgia State’s Dahlberg Hall.
Institute of International Business
Forty-five Robinson College of Business undergraduates received “global competency certificates” on April 14 at the Rialto Center for the Arts downtown for participating in an optional international business course providing skills necessary to be an effective manager in today’s global environment.
Clinical professor Penelope Prime recently contributed a piece to The Conversation on how China’s economic upswing over the past 40 years could offer insight into Trump’s upcoming administration.
Juanita Velez, a 2013 graduate of Robinson’s Master of International Business program, received the Young Professional of the Year Award from the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce this month. The 26-year-old possesses the chops of a fortysomething at mid-career.
When Mary Lyles enrolled in Georgia State University (GSU) in the fall of 2009, she planned to only stay a few years then transfer to the University of Georgia. However, she fell in love with Georgia State, Atlanta and the J. Mack Robinson College of Business and stayed to complete the Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Master of International Business programs.
At the Friday Conversation on February 26, Dr. William Kirby, a faculty member at Harvard Business School as well as faculty chair of Harvard Center Shanghai talked with Dr. Penelope Prime, a clinical professor at Robinson’s Institute of International Business and founder and director of Georgia State’s China Research Center.
The Georgia-Pernambuco Partnership, an organization uniting the state of Georgia with the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, has elected David Bruce of Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business as president for a two-year term.
Paula Huntley, business manager in Robinson’s Institute of International Business, has received the university’s Staff Award for Global Engagement in recognition of accomplishments and contributions to international education.
Daniel C. Bello, professor and director of Robinson’s Institute of International Business, has been named the 2015 recipient of the American Marketing Association’s Significant Contributions to Global Marketing Award.