Global Programs and 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.
GPP works closely with the Undergraduate Program Office to offer the following programs to our Marshall undergraduate community.
Learning About International Commerce (LInC)
|Who:||First-year business and accounting majors|
|What:||2 unit course (BUAD 104) + 8-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)
|Who:||Upper division students who have transferred into Marshall or Leventhal from other institutions|
|What:||2-unit course (BUAD 206) + 8-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)
|Who:||First-year business and accounting majors (invitation only)|
|What:||Year-long colloquium (BUAD 101 (Fall) + BUAD 102 (Spring) + 8-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
|Who:||First-Year World Bachelor of Business (WBB) students|
|What:||2-unit course (BUAD 114) + 8-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.
For MBA.PM second year students, GSBA 582 is a project-based class that focuses on global business with a strong emphasis on experiential learning.
For MBA's and by invitation-only, ABAC (APEC Business Advisory Council) is a year-long, real-world consulting project that culminates in a presentation before the business arm of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) at its annual CEO meeting.
For MBA's looking to expand on their international business experience while studying at an overseas university, here are the connections you can make with USC Marshall.