International Experience - International Trips
A unique requirement of the UMaine MBA program is that all students participate in an international trip during their program of study. These trips enhance cultural knowledge, sensitivity, and appreciation of different people, cultures and business practices.
- Sweden: Dr. Erhardt and Dr. Harkins will be leading a trip to Stockholm this May to explore dimensions of international business with visits to many fascinating businesses!
- Brazil: Dr. Daniel will lead a trip for the second time to the Amazon basin in Brazil where our students will have the once-in-a-lifetime experience of going deep into the jungle to learn about Eco-tourism and well as visiting some world class businesses in a large city in Brazil.
- May, 2012: Dr. Mahon and Dr. Strong led a trip to Germany where they visited a number of businesses and did collaborative consulting work with students at the University of Aalen.
- Dec. 2011-Jan. 2012: Dr. Welcomer led a trip to Nicaragua where the group studies fair trade, visited and worked in coffee growing farms, visited businesses and experienced a unique culture.
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