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The Institute for Global Business (IGB) was established in 1996 with the mission to help educate high quality business students with the skills and understanding necessary to assume leadership roles in an increasingly global business model. The dynamic changes in the world's physical, political, economic and cultural environments have created new challenges along with new opportunities to effectively compete in the marketplace as it exists today and will evolve tomorrow.

In addition to our the College of Business Administration (CBA) International Business academic programs, the IGB connects students to hands-on, practical experiences that build global fluency and prepare students to enter the global marketplace career ready and connected. Numerous faculty in the CBA focus on global issues in their scholarship and teaching.

Studying Abroad

Globalization and international business have become the norm in today's world. Many businesses are involved in international business either directly or indirectly. Whether you plan to work domestically or abroad, an understanding of international business adds value to any workplace. Through the study of international business, you will:

  • Gain a better understanding of the cultures and people with whom you will work and serve
  • Better understand transportation, supply chains, and distribution networks
  • Learn to approach issues from different perspectives
  • Look for the big picture when it comes to business issues and solutions