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Center for Global Business

Who We Are

Advancing global business acumen and engagement at McCombs through outstanding teaching, research, outreach, and experiential learning.

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Crafting the Next Generation of Global Leaders

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The Center for Global Business aims to position The University of Texas at Austin as a source of global leaders of the future.  As reflected in our current Strategic Plan, the Center’s goal is to enhance McCombs global offerings, connections, and impact.

Meet the International Business Major

With global affairs on everyone’s mind, the International Business major is more relevant than ever. Learn more about what IB students do and where they can go.

New Video Library for Faculty

The Center for Global Business has curated a video library of expert insight for use by faculty in their courses. These videos facilitate dynamic, integrated instruction and complement a variety of curriculums.  Current topics include:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • International Business
  • Partnerships
  • Managing Financial Risk

These videos are designed to enlighten and engage at a time when student attention is increasingly divided. Visit the library now.

The New Global Management Minor

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To prepare for a future beyond the 40 Acres, students need to be ready for a global environment. The Center for Global Business’s supports students as they incorporate global readiness into their education.

Open to all majors, the Global Management Minor helps students get the most out of their time at UT by combining of academic and experiential learning.

The minor is built around an international experience, with pre- and post-travel instruction. With this model, the Global Management Minor imparts international business and management skills valued by employers. Learn more about Global Management.

Note from the Director

Deirdre Mendez Headshot Designing programs to enhance our students global acumen and forge relationships with global alumni and employers is an exciting and rewarding project. And recent events have only underscored the importance of our programs

New models of international business engagement and operation are emerging as multinational corporations adapt to changing global conditions. And no one is immune to world events—local companies and individuals who work domestically are affected as well. The Center for Global Business offers our students the skills and knowledge business leaders need to navigate today’s evolving environment, wherever they choose to live and work. Stay tuned for news of new international opportunities, events, and accomplishments!