They tackled a business case study in Mexico, visited the European headquarters of Google and Facebook in Ireland, and debated intellectual property law in China. Students from member schools of the Global Network for Advanced Management sampled commerce around the world from October 14 to 18.
During Global Network Week, graduate business students travel to member schools for intensive study organized around a theme that includes company visits and networking opportunities. This year, seven schools in China, Ireland, Israel, Mexico, Spain, and the U.S. took part.
“The trip shed a lot of light on how Mexico’s economy has grown—the Mexican Miracle—initially because of political stability and the nationalization of oil, and most recently because of free trade agreements with the U.S. and Canada,” said Lokesh Todi ’14. Nate Wong ’14 appreciated the cultural aspects of his trip, in addition to the business component. “One of the most eye-opening aspects of Shanghai was the juxtaposition of traditional Chinese with very modern Western elements,” he said.
UCD Smurfit School, Dublin
Technion‐Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
EGADE Business School, Mexico City
Yale School of Management, New Haven
School of Management, Fudan University, Shanghai
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