LEXINGTON, KY, USA - June 29, 2016 – The World Trade Center Kentucky (WTC-KY) has partnered with Bellarmine University’s W. Fielding Rubel School of Business to offer a global business course through the University’s Master of Business Administration program. Students who successfully completed this course were awarded a “Global Commerce and Strategy Specialist Certificate” from Bellarmine University and the WTC-KY.
The course, MBA 721 – Issues in Global Management, ran from May 20 through June 11 and incorporated speakers from UPS, Papa Johns, WTC-KY, US Export Assistance Center, DHL, Rev-A-Shelf, EXIM Bank, POS on Cloud, Bannockburn Global Forex, Zoeller Pump and Louisville Forward.
Issues in Global Management was designed on an international curriculum and focused on our region’s roles and resources within the global context and provided students with training on U.S. trade policy and tools, international market research, cross-cultural communication, international legal considerations, financing, and more.
“The School of Business is pleased to partner with the WTC-KY and we are proud to be able to offer this valuable opportunity to our MBA students,” said Robert L. Brown, Dean of the W. Fielding Rubel School of Business at Bellarmine University. “The focus of business is increasingly more global, and this course provides our students with the information they need to develop as international trade professionals in our business community.”
“In today’s global economy, it’s mission critical that Kentucky’s universities provide its workforce and future business leaders with an understanding of international trade opportunities, as well as teach them the value of cross-culture communication and trade for Kentucky,” said Ed Webb, WTC-KY President and CEO. “On behalf of the World Trade Center Kentucky, we’re proud to partner and support the efforts of Dean Brown and his global vision for Bellarmine University.
For more information, contact the World Trade Center Kentucky at 502-574-1599 or visit www.wtcky.org.