International Experience

Whether you travel the world on business, manufacture products that are sold internationally or compete with companies on a global scale, the UB Executive MBA program is for you. We draw from long-standing relationships throughout the world to teach you global strategies and prepare you for the demanding challenges of the global business market. And our world-class professors, experts in many different fields and industries, will bring you practical global perspectives on doing business with different cultures in changing economies.

  • The one-week EMBA international residency is an important part of the International Business course. This residency includes plant tours and interviews with company officials and takes students to countries in which many of the program's sponsoring organizations do business. 
  • The residency is required for EMBA program participants. The cost of the residency is included in the total program fee and includes in-country airfare, ground transportation, lodging, course materials and some meals. The cost of the flight to and from the international residency location is not included in the total program fee and is each student's responsibility.

“For my EMBA team members, it was their first trip to China and they gained valuable experience into the automotive industry and the Chinese culture”

William Fedor, EMBA Class 17
Chief Engineer
Powertrain Software and Systems, with Delphi Automotive LLP

"UB's EMBA international residency provides a learning platform that links business with academia. I have leveraged the manufacturing contacts and applied the knowledge I gained while studying in China to several real-world projects. I would recommend UB's EMBA program to anyone looking to elevate their career and enhance their global business skills."

Kirk Dorn, EMBA 11
Director of Business Technologies
TMP Technologies Inc.

"The international residency was the capstone experience of my executive education. It was an opportunity to help solve a current business problem and meaningfully contribute to a global business challenge in my organization with everything I learned. Those seven days removed me from my comfort zone and enlightened my global business perspective. It was, without a doubt, one of the most defining and memorable periods of experiential learning in the program." 

Brian D. Carr, EMBA 10
Director of Production
The Buffalo News, a Berkshire Hathaway Co.