“There’s no way that you can be a successful business person in the 21st century if you don’t know the world.”
— Sebastian Edwards
Distinguished Professor, Henry Ford II Chair in International Management
(1) Participation in a global immersion course
(2) Completion of an international project: Applied Management Research or Business Creation Program
(3) Enrollment in one of the many on-campus or virtual global management elective courses
Concentrating on the school’s target regions of Asia and Latin America, UCLA Anderson offers four-unit global immersion elective courses designed to expose students to a country’s economy, political environment, major industries and businesses, local culture, key historical events and the many aspects of conducting business outside the United States. Typically, these courses include a travel component. Courses with a travel component include an immersive one-week in-country for a blend of guest speakers (business executives, policy makers, opinion leaders and entrepreneurs), company and startup visits, as well as cultural activities and networking with alumni.
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Applied Management Research (AMR) is a capstone project for second-year full-time MBA students. The Center for Global Management supports field study projects focused on social enterprise and community impact globally. From education and health care to conservation and labor rights, through these projects students learn about the issues facing entrepreneurs and nonprofits in emerging markets.
Henry Ford II Chair in International Management
Associate Professor of Accounting
Associate Professor of Finance
Christopher S. Tang
Edward W. Carter Chair in Business Administration
Associate Professor of DOTM
Laurence D. and Lori W. Chair in Finance
Professor of Policy
Adjunct Professor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management
Associate Professor of Marketing
Distinguished Professor of Finance
How Specializing in Global Management Broadens Your Career Horizons
This specialization will provide you with what you'll need to examine management, operational and policy issues from a global perspective.
Gain Valuable Insights from Global Leaders with the CGM Mentor Program
Apply for a mentorship with one of our CGM board members and prepare to become a global leader.
Engage in Interactive and Enriching Conversations around Current Issues that Transcend Borders
From conferences to small luncheons and dinners, the CGM invites important and influential speakers with expertise in key regions of the world to discuss critical issues that impact the global political economy and global business.
“ Through the CGM, we will help you expand how you think, not just about your opportunities, but also your obligations as leaders to lift communities and societies. We will bring the world to you through exciting on-campus and virtual programming and you can experience global immersion with classmates through our courses virtually and around the globe, and global research projects focused on social enterprise and community impact. I look forward to meeting you and helping prepare you to become well-rounded and well-informed global citizens who understand global issues and their impact on business and society.”
Lucy E. Allard (’06)
Executive Director, Center for Global Management