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Center for Global Business

Crafting the Next Generation of Global Leaders

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

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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.

Upcoming at Center for Global Business

McCombs MBA graduate Maxine Lu shares transformational leadership strategies and career insights from her 20-year work experience in companies in China, Japan, the US, and Switzerland. RSVP for a seat now, 

CGB Presentations and Articles

CGB constantly introduces innovations in international education as well as articles and videos displaying thought leadership by global industry leaders. Stay in touch with recent developments here on campus through our blog. We profile changes in key industries through our Industry Snapshot Series and our Global Shift Dialogues Video Series, which feature distinguished members of our Board of Advisors. We also invite noted speakers on important topics as part of our new VIP Speaker Series.


CGB's video library contains of brief videos 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.

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!