May 12 - May 21



MBA 5020  

International Experience


International Business Consulting  



 This course focuses on developing students expertise in business and culture in Japan. Students will immerse themselves in local business and cultural environments throughout cultural activities, class discussion with local instructors and students, and company visits.


Course Goals and Objectives:

  • Seminars will provide an overview of the international challenges and opportunities associated with doing business in Japan. 

  • Students will learn practical communication tools and develop a range of effective interpersonal strategies for communication with the focus on business and social etiquette, attitudes towards time, negotiating practices, relationship building, leadership, motivation and team building.



  • Observe the economic strength and social vitality of Japan

  • Witness the preparation of Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics 

  • Visit international firms operating in Japan

  • Network with top executives to explore international internship opportunities

  • Build international friendships with local students via academic and social activities

  • Tour major attractions in Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Okayama, and Kurashiki