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Balancing Skill Application with Cross-Cultural Contexts of Business in International Travel Programmes: A Site Study

  • Jennie L. Walker
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Abstract

International travel programmes in MBA degrees vary widely in length, location, and focus. They may involve a term of study abroad, an international project or internship, or a business trek abroad. For example, looking at the 2014 Financial Times Top 10 MBA Programmes for International Business ranking (Financial Times, 2014), six of the ten have a required travel component in the curriculum, while the other four provide optional travel opportunities (Table 30.1). The required travel programmes vary from one to three weeks, with most being ten days long. Locations often include cities in Europe, Asia, or Latin America. The focus of programmes vary as well, largely depending on the course they are attached to.

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International Business International Travel Global Leadership Peace Corps Global Mindset 
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