The Office of Global Programs & Partnerships
THE WORLD IS YOUR CLASSROOM
USC Marshall Global Programs and Partnerships (GPP) manages global immersion courses for undergraduate and graduate students. The experiential nature of these programs positions students inside a true global lab offering hands-on project work and dynamic visits to global companies that leverage the Trojan Network.
The Office of Global Programs & Partnerships 2023 Annual Report
Our 2023 Annual report is now available for download.
Full - Scale | Full - Immersion | Full- Circle
GPP is proud to offer a comprehensive range of programs, providing invaluable global exposure to our future business leaders. See what we provide USC Marshall undergraduate and graduate students by clicking the buttons below:
GPP collaborates closely with the Undergraduate Program Office to provide various global programs tailored for our Marshall undergraduate community. These immersive experiences offer students the opportunity to gain international exposure, fostering a more expansive understanding of both business and culture. The primary objective of these programs is to elevate students' global skills, ultimately preparing them for success in today's evolving global environment. Learn more about these programs below!
Learning About International Commerce (LInC)
|First-year business and accounting majors
|2 unit course (BUAD 104) + 8–10-day international trip
Gain abilities in analyzing business issues with a global mindset, and skills in cross-cultural communication by learning from distinguishing Marshall faculty and interacting with business leaders from different countries.
Transfer International Experience (TIE)
|Upper division students who have transferred into Marshall or Leventhal from other institutions
|2-unit course (BUAD 206) + 8–10-day international trip
Get connected to business leaders in thriving global hubs and immerse yourself in another culture while developing business skills for future managerial roles.
Global Leadership Program (GLP)
|First-year business and accounting majors (invitation only)
|Year-long colloquium (BUAD 101 (Fall) + BUAD 102 (Spring) + 8–10-day international trip
Actively learn the discipline needed to become an effective global business leader and become part of a thriving international student and alumni group.
Global Social Impact
|First-Year World Bachelor of Business (WBB) students
|2-unit course (BUAD 114) + 8–10-day international trip
Work on a consulting project for a global field partner in the social impact field during the semester then meet your field partner on location and present your recommendations.
GPP collaborates with faculty and program offices to provide Marshall graduate students with unique global experiences.
GSBA 580 (Global Context of Business)— known as the PRIME Module — is a mandatory course for all first-year full-time MBA students, which focuses on the applications of frameworks for international business to a specific country.
Global Graduate Programs
The Office of Global Programs & Partnerships (GPP) plays a multifaceted role within USC Marshall by supporting other graduate global programs offered to MBA and MS students.