Friday Factoid: International Opportunities at UCLA Anderson

Although UCLA Anderson might not be as well known internationally as other top-ranked U.S. business schools, it has invested in the development of resources dedicated to international business. International courses include “International Business Economics,” “Business Forecasting for Foreign Economics” and “Business and Economics in Emerging Markets,” which explores market reform processes in Latin America, Eastern Europe and Asia, paying particular attention to issues such as privatization, political and economic risk and global competitiveness.

Meanwhile, approximately 50–60 second-year Anderson MBAs spend one quarter studying abroad via an international study exchange with one of the school’s 30 partner institutions around the world. Among others, students may study at the China Europe International Business School in Shanghai, the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore, and Wits Business School in South Africa. Most students take courses in English, though some international exchange programs offer opportunities to learn and study in other languages. UCLA Anderson students interested in improving their skills in a foreign language while on campus can take language courses in Korean, Chinese, Spanish or French.

Indeed, at Anderson, international opportunities (quietly) abound…

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