ABOUT RMCIBER

The Rocky Mountain CIBER is a network of 178 colleges and universities in the Rocky Mountain region dedicated to building international business programs as well as increasing global research capabilities. It includes 15 Tribal Colleges and Universities, 73 Community Colleges, and 37 Hispanic Serving Institutions.. RMCIBER is committed to helping faculty understand and meet the business needs of a changing global environment. It is also a resource for students and businesses to be competitive in today's dynamic economy through insights and analysis of global political, economic and educational trends and developments, as well as world region insights of development, languages and cultures.


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The RMCIBER network provides international business expertise through its two co-sponsors:

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RMCIBER Summer 2021 Faculty Grant Opportunity

 

This grant program provides support for faculty research and course development, with priority around the following topics:

  • Business language teaching
  • Language for specific purposes
  • Less and least commonly taught languages
  • Courses, research, and faculty development programs that advance global competitiveness
  • Research and program development that advances the fields of international business, international entrepreneurship, international marketing, international finance, international management, supply chain, logistics, and related fields
  • Development of new courses or course enhancements in the fields of international business, international entrepreneurship, international marketing, international finance, international management, supply chain, logistics, and related fields
  • Digital globalization and adding digital content into your existing international business courses
  • Regional trade blocks and agreements
  • Development of virtual international field studies, conferences, and meetings in international business

Application typically opens in May and awards are announced in June. To be invited to apply for the next cycle or for more information, please contact karen.freidhof@ucdenver.edu

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Join us in numerous national and regional conferences 

Recent co-sponsored conferences have included:

    • Academy of International Business: AIB 2021 Online Annual Conference
      • Hosted by Michigan State University
      • Pre-Conference: June 25 - 27, 2021 - Main Conference: June 28 - July 2, 2021
    • Academy of International Business: AIB 2020 Online Annual Conference
      • Hosted by Michigan State University
      • July 1 - 9, 2020
    • Academy of International Business: U.S. West Chapter 2020 Annual Conference
      • Conference Theme: "Migration and International Business: Theory and Practice"
      • Hosted by San Diego State University's Fowler College of Business
      • San Diego, California, USA
      • February 27 - 29, 2020

    178 Participating Schools

    across 11 States

    Improving Global Research Capabilities

    through providing grants, research publications, and curricula development

    A primary resource

    for students looking to develop international business knowledge

    The RMCIBER assisted our John M. Huntsman School of Business in its voyage to deeply embed the notion of global vision into our strategic framework... RMCIBER provided mentorship from colleagues who share our passion and sense of purpose, programmatic support, and encouragement that helped launch our global initiatives, ones that have proven to be transformational in the lives of our students and faculty.
    Chris Fawson

    Chris Fawson

    Senior Associate Dean, Utah State University