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Overseas Faculty Development Programs

CIBER Faculty Development Programs

Africa: Understanding the Business Challenges of Sub-Saharan Africa - a May 7-27, 2017 program was held to experience first-hand the unique business challenges of Sub-Saharan Africa as they travel to Cape Town, South Africa; Kasane; Chobe, Botswana; Livingstone, Zambia; and the Ezulwini Valley, Swaziland, and participate in numerous business and academic site visits, culture tours and academic and professional seminars. Sponsored by the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina CIBER and co-sponsored by the CIBERs at BYU, UC Denver, University of Connecticut, George Washington University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Indiana University, Michigan State University, and Texas A&M

ASEAN Faculty Development In International Business Program: Summary - a January 5-15, 2016 program was held in Singapore, Philippines, and Malaysia, featured the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, one of the most dynamic and important regions in Asia and the world. If it were a single country, ASEAN would be the 7th largest economy in the world with a combined 2014 GDP of more than $2.5 trillion. Hosted by UC Denver CIBER.

Australia Faculty Development in Sustainable Business - an annual January program designed specifically for faculty from business, engineering, economics, and international studies. The program will provide the participants an in-depth understanding of how Australian universities, government, and businesses are flourishing and leading the way in innovation and technology relative to green business and sustainability. Participants will also have the opportunity to explore Australia’s unique cultural heritage and witness the sustainable use of the limited resources of the Australian landscape. Hosted by the University of Conneticut CIBER and The University of Queensland, co-sponsored by several other CIBERs including UC Denver CIBER.

China Faculty Development in International Business Program - UC Denver CIBER’s China FDIB program is held every two years, the next one is planned for January, 2019. It will focus on new developments in China’s Five Year Plan, approved by the PRC National People’s Congress. The Plan depends on massive infrastructure projects and export driven growth as primary models and calls for GDP annual growth of 7%. But is also turns its attention to “quality growth” and a focus on the individual. 

Cuba Faculty Development In International Business Program May 20-28, 2017 program was held in Havana, Cuba, to enable participants to develop a better understanding of the working of the Cuban economy within its broader historical, political and cultural context, to get a sense of the changes that are underway both domestically and in the context of the evolving US-Cuba relationship, and to appreciate the business prospects that have opened up. Hosted by the University of Maryland CIBER

Japan Faculty Development In International Business Program - a May 2017 program was held in Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka, Japan, hosted by Georgia Institute of Technology CIBER.

Ireland: An Economic Renaissance - May 14-21, 2017 program was held in Dublin and Shannonto Ireland,and provided a greater understanding of Ireland’s economic resurgence over the last two decades created through increased FDI, expanded exporting, a focus on high tech innovative entrepreneurship and a commitment to strengthening the international financial services sector. Hosted by University of Connecticut CIBER and other national CIBERs.​

Peru & Colombia Faculty Development in International Business​​ - a June 11-25, 2017 13-day study trip for faculty and professionals nationwide interested in learning more about the opportunities and challenges of those working in/with LA’s PA market-friendly countries of Peru and Colombia, cities include Lima, Cusco, Machu Pichu, Bogota, and Medellin.Hosted by the University of Miami CIBER and several local universities.


Other Faculty Development Programs

European Union Visitors Program - 5 to 8 days of meetings with EU officials at EU institutions in Brussels, Strasbourg and/or Luxembourg, to provide information about conducting business in the European Union, for US participants including educators in their mid-20s to mid-40s, co-sponsored by the European Parliament and the European Commission.​​

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