Global Focus

Build Cross-Cultural Acumen

The new economy is an increasingly global economy, from supply chains, to trading alliances, to borderless digital communities. 

At Berkeley Haas you can choose to make your MBA a global MBA, building cross-cultural business acumen both in the classroom and on the ground in countries around the world. These learning opportunities expand your worldview and your network, while allowing you to deepen your understanding of yourself and your place in the world.

Global MBA Learning Opportunities

International Business Development (IBD)

The IBD class, which satisfies the Applied Innovation requirement, offers an international MBA experience, as student teams engage in consulting projects with for-profit and nonprofit organizations worldwide.

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Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM)

This network of top business schools across five continents offers opportunities to explore business as it is conducted in fast-growing emerging nations and developed countries.

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Student Clubs and Activities

From the Global Social Venture Competition to the Africa Business Forum, you’ll find many clubs, fellowship programs, conferences, and research centers that foster global understanding and provide opportunities to put your skills to practical use.

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Exchange Program

In the fall semester of your second year, you may earn up to 12 credits while studying abroad in Hong Kong, Spain, France, or England.

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MA in Global Studies

This interdisciplinary degree program is completed after your MBA. It leverages the expertise of various UC Berkeley departments to broaden your knowledge of different regions and countries.

Learn more about the MA in Global Studies