2014 UW Bothell MBA Global Study Tour to Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia
In March 2014, twenty MBA students from the UWB School of Business took part in the Globalization of Business, Trade and Societies of Southeast Asia study tour lead by faculty member James Reinnoldt. During the two-week trip to Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia, the group visited manufacturing facilities, corporate offices, consultants and government agencies in order to learn about how these organizations are impacted by and coping with the forces of an increasingly globalized world. Visits were made to Boeing, The Singapore Economic Development Board, Tableau Software, Expedia, The Jabil Industrial Estate, PT. Citra Tubindo, PT. Kinema Systrans Multimedia Studios, The Malaysian Investment and Development Authority, TQPR Media, Gloria Jean’s Coffee and other key global organizations.
2013 UW Bothell MBA Global Study Tour to Brazil
A group of 16 UW Bothell MBA students traveled to Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba, Brazil for two weeks in March. Lead by Professor Steve Holland, MBA students focused on the key issues, opportunities and challenges that business and other institutions in Brazil face as their global profile and impact grows. Students met and talked with several international and local companies located in Brazil, including the unique opportunity to examine the impacts of the growing hospitality and tourism industry as Brazil prepares to host the World Cup soccer tournament in 2014 and the Summer Olympics in 2016.
2012 UW Bothell MBA Global Study Tour to Thailand and Cambodia
A group of 17 UW Bothell MBA students participated in a Global Study Tour to Thailand and Cambodia from March 10-23, 2012. The tour was lead by a James Reinnoldt, a UWB MBA faculty member with substantial business experience in Southeast Asia. The students attended classes before and after the two-week study tour and earned four graduate credits. While in Thailand and Cambodia, students worked with NGOs and businesses that will commission projects.
2011 UW Bothell MBA Global Study Tour to Ghana
Exposure to and knowledge of business prospects and opportunities around the world is an integral part of the UWB MBA curriculum. As part of the MBA experience, twenty eight UW Bothell MBA students participated in a Global Study Tour to Ghana in the 2011 Winter/Spring Intersession. This tour was co-lead by a faculty member and two MBA students who were closely involved with conceptualizing and organizing the Tour. The students attended classes before and after the two-week study tour and earned four graduate credits. In Ghana, the students worked with specific firms that had commissioned business studies or projects beforehand and made presentations.