Infusing Leadership with a Global Focus

The EMBA International Field Seminar

EMBA students get the opportunity to put the curriculum into action in a global context during the international seminar in Residence Week 3.

The seminar provides hands-on experience:

  • Making business contacts abroad
  • Conducting research on countries and industries overseas
  • Pulling together—quickly and efficiently—a high-performing team

During the seminar students have the opportunity to participate in the following activities:

  • Lectures and presentations, including discussion of cultural, legal, and regulatory issues
  • Site visits with businesses, government officials, and non-profit organizations
  • Team assignments that engage students with local organizations

>>Read about the experience: The BU EMBA Experience Blog.

Recent trips include:

  • 2014: Santiago, Chile and Lima, Peru
  • 2013: Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2012: Mumbai and New Delhi, India
  • 2011: Bangalore and New Delhi, India
  • 2010: Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam
  • 2009: Istanbul, Turkey and Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2008: Tokyo, Japan and Shanghai, China
  • 2007: Bangkok, Thailand and Singapore
  • 2006: Shanghai, China and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • 2005: Warsaw, Poland and Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2004: Santiago, Chile, and São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil