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Class of 2013 EMBA Students International Trip to South Africa

EMBA Class 28 Table Mountain 

With 18 months of rigorous studies under their belt, the Executive MBA Class of 2013 traveled to South Africa as one of the capstone requirements of their 20-month experience. “The global immersion aspect of our program is always enlightening and often life-changing for our students.  There are many cultural, social, and even economic aspects of global business that just cannot be learned in the classroom” says Assistant Dean Deborah Hewitt.    With stops in Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg, not only did the students learn about the mechanics of doing business in South Africa, but the essence of goodness in a country riddled with contradictions.

Wednesday, May 15 - Cape Town

7:30 am Breakfast at the hotel
9:00 am

Visit with the US Consulate General

11:00 am

Business visit with Wesgro - Economic, Investment and Trade Promotion

12:30 pm Group lunch at Bo-Kaap Kombius
2:30 pm

Business visit with Cape Town Chamber of Commerce

4:00 pm

 Visit with the Amy Biehl Foundation (followed by a service project later that week)

7:00 pm

Dinner at Mama Africa's in Cape Town

 

Learn more about the 2013 International Trip as told by Pilar Mejia.

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