Category Archives: International Trip

Announcing the 2016 UA EMBA International Trip

The Culverhouse College of Commerce Executive MBA Class of 2016 will be going to Marrakech and Casablanca, Morocco and Madrid, Spain, February 27-March 5, 2016. The 2016 trip is a requirement of the IBA 550 International Business course in the … Continue reading

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The International Trip – An EMBA Highlight

The 2015 Culverhouse College of Commerce Executive MBA study abroad tour took us from Panama City in the Republic of Panama and then to Bogota, Colombia, February 28-March 6. While waiting to depart with some of the EMBA Class of … Continue reading

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Differences, Similarities, Opportunities

As each of us prepared and anticipated our moments in South America, both from an educational perspective and a personal perspective, we were encouraged and challenged to keep an open mind: to identify differences, similarities, and even opportunities. Many of … Continue reading

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Latin America — An Alumni’s Perspective

When it was announced that alumni could attend the EMBA International trip, I immediately signed up. Several alumni showed interest; however, only three of us ultimately made the trek to Chile and Peru. In my opinion, attending the international trip … Continue reading

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Experiencing Peru

A famous American author once said “If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.” (James Albert Michener) It’s easy to say we are glad we didn’t stay home. … Continue reading

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Culture Shock

First time in South America, first Pisco Sour, first time in the Andes and for some, first time in a non-English speaking country. You expect a certain amount of culture shock, but the truth is the amount and the type … Continue reading

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Santiago’s Scenery

Flying into Chile was an awesome experience for our team.  The Andes mountain range enveloped Chile in a way that seemed to protect the country like a giant looking over it.  Upon entering Santiago, what we found interesting was the … Continue reading

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