Global

Freeman School’s Study Abroad Program Ranked #5

The Freeman School’s study abroad programs are ranked #5 in the US. This ranking is ahead of many prestigious universities such as Stanford and Harvard. Check out the list here.

July 22, 2014 ×

Visiting the US Embassy in Beijing

During their international business trip to China, the second year MBAs visited the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. The students benefitted from a lecture and discussion with Ms. Yasue Pai, a Commercial Officer, about U.S. corporate entry into the Chinese market. The afternoon at the Embassy provided a valuable perspective for […]

March 28, 2014 ×
From the French Quarter to Quartier Latin: My Semester Abroad as a Tulane MBA

From the French Quarter to Quartier Latin: My Semester Abroad as a Tulane MBA

Why do we choose to leave established careers and steady paychecks and go back to business school? We all know the “right” answers: to gain knowledge, develop our business network, and hopefully boost the above-mentioned paycheck after graduation. However, in addition to all that, we want to gain a different […]

February 5, 2014 ×
Consulting in Argentina: The International Business Experience

Consulting in Argentina: The International Business Experience

Throughout the fall semester our class engaged in consulting projects with non-profit organizations in Argentina. This opportunity gave us the chance to work first-hand with prominent Argentine charities in a wide range of projects. We spent months corresponding via videoconferences and email, extensively researching and analyzing our organizations’ issues, and […]

January 8, 2014 ×

Buenos Aires, Argentina: The Amazing Race

Second Year MBAs arrived in Buenos Aires either directly from New Orleans or from brief stopovers in Latin American countries like the Dominican Republic, Belize and Brazil. I was in the latter group (15 of us spent 3 exhausting days in Rio), and when I arrived at the Loi Suites […]

November 26, 2013 ×
US-China Energy and Trade Forum

US-China Energy and Trade Forum

A large group of Freeman School graduate students attended the US-China Energy and Trade Forum at school on Thursday, October 17, 2013. After brief remarks by the Chinese delegation, the forum was open to a Q & A session. Since the U. S. is an important trading partner, the delegation […]

October 25, 2013 ×

Internship at the Presidency of PepsiCo Mexico Foods

My name is Mariana Paredes. I come from a small community in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico. I am a Chemical Engineer. I left home when I was 17 years old to attend college in Mexico City and then I started working in the chemical and cement industries. With five […]

September 19, 2013 ×
The Global MBA & Mexico City

The Global MBA & Mexico City

Even when the prospect of getting an MBA was but a tiny seedling in the recesses of my mind, I knew that I needed an international experience to fully realize my goals. I considered my options within the United States, and in Europe, Asia, and Latin America, but I was […]

February 5, 2013 ×

MBAs Meet with the Croatian Ambassador

This past weekend, a group of us MBA’s had the opportunity to listen to a lecture by the Croatian Ambassador, followed up by a sit down lunch with him and the consul. The morning started off with Ambassador Paro speaking to a group of Freeman students in one of our […]

January 23, 2013 ×

Buenos Aires Adventure

This semester has just been flying by. To update you on the recent events, the MBA2s and some PMBAs just traveled to Buenos Aires to complete the second part of our global leadership module. It was a wonderful experience being in South America and I hope to spend more time […]

November 26, 2012 ×