Institute for International Business

Institute for International Business

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The Institute for International Business (IIB) is dedicated to advancing knowledge and international skills, in business and educational communities, through research, education, and consulting. IIB has a variety of opportunities. Explore the programs below to see how you can expand your global perspective.

INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMIT

The IIB will partner with the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce and the Iowa City Area Development Group (ICAD) to host the International Entrepreneurship Summit on March 24, 2017. This year’s summit will focus on business opportunities in Cuba and feature discussions with scholars from the University of Havana, Cuba, Dr. Raul Rodriguez, and IIB Director Dimy Doresca.

BUSINESS CONSULTING

The Institute for International Business works in partnership with the Entrepreneurial Management Institute to provide international business consulting services to small- and medium-sized Iowa companies.

LECTURES

The Institute for International Business partners with several state, national, and international organizations to bring world business leaders and opportunities to Iowa companies.

MANDELA WASHINGTON FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

In 2016, for the first time in University of Iowa history, Iowa JPEC partnered with the Institute for International Business to host 25 Mandela Washington Fellows from Sub-Saharan African countries. During the summer of 2017, Iowa JPEC and the Institute for International Business will again welcome 25 Mandela Washington Fellows from Sub-Saharan African countries to the University of Iowa.

INTERNATIONAL TRIPS FOR STUDENTS

Additional information coming soon!

TRAINING PROGRAMS

NASBITE Accredited CGBP Online and  Exam Prep – The CGBP credential “confirms knowledge in international trade and assures that employees are able to practice global business at the professional level required in today’s competitive environment.”

ADDITIONAL INTERNATIONAL SERVICES & RESOURCES

The IIB offers several additional services and resources to assist your company in its export and overall international business needs. Such services include but not limited to the following. Contact us to find out which service is best for you.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, and to apply for the international business consulting services, please contact Dimy Doresca.

If you’re interested in partnering with or sponsoring the IIB, click HERE to fill out the form.

Support the IIB

Your support will help provide resources for program development, promotion, student support, faculty development, and research in the area of International Business Studies.

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