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OIM Brazil: Global Health Innovation Lab || Travel »Summer Travel || Fall Session
From the beaches of Joao Pessoa to the technologically advancing clinics of Campina Grande and Porto Digital in Recife, work in student teams to ideate, test, and implement health innovations in Brazil. Visit clinics and hospitals, enjoy historical and cultural sites, and work with faculty and students from the Unifacisa, founded by the family of Dr. Diego Gadelha, MBA '22. Continue your projects through the fall, concluding with a bi-continental final presentation with industry leaders.
ECN Business Models, Competitiveness, and the Changing European Environment || Travel »March Travel || Spring Session
We will Immerse ourselves in Milan, the industrial center of Northern Italy, to study how Italian and global multinational companies stay ahead of competition when facing changes in consumer trends, disruptive competitors, challenges in their supply channels and changes in the European Union and its regulations. Learn from interactions with family businesses of well known luxury brands and organizational leaders of global companies how they fine-tune their business models to succeed in global markets. We will soak up the Milanese culture and integrate historic aspects of Italy to understand how art, and history shape and impact business.
MFE International Consulting Experience || Travel »Winter Travel || Spring Session
Work on a consulting project focused on an international company’s business issue. Your team will travel to the company location to commence the consulting engagement. Learn about the local culture, economy and historical and current business trends in preparation for your in-person client meetings and conduct in country primary research during the pre-travel academic sessions. Receive guidance from the faculty advisor, meet weekly with the client, conduct primary and secondary research, analyze the data collected, and virtually present the findings and recommendations to the client.