Four times a year, MBA@UNC students have a unique opportunity to attend action-packed Global Immersions to get a closer look at how business works around the world. By participating in …
At this year’s Global Immersion in South Africa, a number of experts and thought leaders will convene to provide participants with a multidimensional understanding of current condition in this country. While examining and analyzing the issues and opportunities unique to South Africa, students will be able to enrich their knowledge of business, economics and other subjects. On day two, participants have the opportunity to explore Soweto, stopping at multiple historically and culturally significant sites along the way. Combined, the lectures and the tour give students a more comprehensive understanding of the past, present and future of South Africa.
The Global Immersions are just one component that differentiates MBA@UNC from other top MBA programs. Our trip to Johannesburg, South Africa features a number of guest speakers who will give students a rich understanding of the country’s business landscape and explain how the region’s business environment can be understood in a global context.
Offered four times a year, the MBA@UNC Global Immersions are exciting opportunities for students to convene in some of the world’s most captivating cities to learn new business frameworks, gain on-the-ground perspectives and collaborate with classmates to put what they learn into practice.
When asked what he advice he would give a new MBA@UNC student, recent graduate D’Andre Payne said, “Go to as many Global Immersions as you possibly can. Having the opportunity to go somewhere, learn something and meet your fellow classmates and cohorts face-to-face — that’s something you can’t get from any other program.”
On September 12, 2013, 84 MBA@UNC students arrived in Turkey to participate in the Istanbul Global Immersion. Titled “East Meets West,” together they will explore Turkey’s unique role as a growing economy that sits on the physical and cultural divide between Europe and the Middle East.
Legendary UNC-Chapel Hill basketball coach Dean Smith first coined the words “The Carolina Way” to reflect the spirit of the university. The Carolina Way means something slightly different to every Carolina student and alum, but underpinning every definition is a belief in excellence. This excellence drew me to Carolina as both an undergrad and graduate student, and it’s what attracts so many students from around the world.