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About the Global Business Leadership Institute

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Cheryl Lane
Assistant Director
Center for Global Business | McCombs School of Business
The University of Texas at Austin
Phone +1 512-471-7875

The Basics

The Global Business Leadership Institute is a unique opportunity to master skills in international teamwork and global business operations while earning six credits in four weeks! You'll build, and run, your own virtual global company along with teammates from top-ranked international business schools. You'll learn to compete in an international environment, and sharpen your skills in intercultural teamwork and management.

Program Duration

Four weeks: second summer session - July 1-26, 2018.


  • UT Students: Six credits for MAN337 and/or IB372. Business Foundations credit is also available (BA320F and IB320F). Students should consult with their academic advisor to discuss how this credit will apply to their degree. 
  • International Program Applicants: Please contact your international program coordinator to verify how this credit will apply to your degree. Grades are provided in number or letter form as required by your institution. Our office is happy to discuss grades/credit and provide information regarding contact hours, student work hours, etc.


  • UT Students: Undergraduate students in good academic standing with a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • International Program Applicants: Undergraduate, degree-seeking business students in good academic standing from partner universities. Applicants must be able to participate fully in English. Please contact your home university for additional requirements

To Apply

UT students and visiting international students have different application steps. Please select whether you are a UT student or an International visitor student for specific instructions.