MBA Global Business Courses

2014-15 MBA Global Business Courses

Please Note: Global Business Courses are only open to 2nd and 3rd year MBA students. For the Academic Year 2014-15, the BUSI798 series will be four credits total (1 credit in the fall, 3 in the spring) starting with the one credit fall BUSI788 course.

Students in the fall BUSI788 one-credit course will automatically be registered for the spring BUSI798 module.

THE GRADUATE COURSE BILLING includes UMD tuition for 4 credits total (1 credit in fall, 3 credits in spring), a program fee of $2,250, $250 UMD Education Abroad fee, and a fee for the mandatory CISI insurance.  The $2,250 program fee covers lodging in a shared hotel room, local transportation to company visits and any tickets or fees for required cultural activities as outlined in the syllabus, some group meals, and professor and partner fees.

DEAN'S GLOBAL SCHOLARSHIP ($1,000) is available to eligible full-time and part-time MBA students who are participating on a UMD program abroad in 2014-15. Students must not have studied abroad previously on a UMD program to be eligible for this $1,000 scholarship. There is no application form required for the scholarship. Instead, it will be automatically applied to your student account after our office has verified in our records that this is your first time studying abroad with UMD.

Public Policy India course offering is approved for BUSI798 Smith MBA credits. Click here for more info.

Winter Break

Fall Term Class / Winter Break Travel: CHILE
Doing Business in Chile: A Macro and Micro Examination


Fall Term Class/Winter Break Travel: Chile (first year DC Blended Weekend Only)
Doing Business in Chile: Chile at a Crossroads


Fall Term Class / Winter Break Travel: UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Mega-Project Management

Middle East

Fall Term Class / Winter Break Travel: SINGAPORE & JAPAN
Asia's Business Hubs


Spring Break

Fall Term Class / Spring Break Travel: BRAZIL
Emerging Multinational Companies


Fall Term Class / Spring Break Travel: EUROPE
New Dynamics in the Energy Industry and Energy Policy



Fall term competitive applications/Summer I Travel:
(Open to all MBA students, including 1st year students)
Dingman Center for Entreprenership AdVENTURE Challenge