UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Speakers & Workshops

Successful business people and experts on international economies share their insights and experiences with students, faculty, staff, GBC business partners and the community through a variety of GBC speaker events and workshops.

Cross-Cultural Savvy

A certificate program, Cross-Cultural Savvy for Global Business, offered annually provides a multi-faceted approach to global skills development in business contexts.

Emerging Markets Conference

UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA students host this annual event, focused on doing business in emerging markets, with a special focus on Brazil, China and India and the continent of Africa.

Fall “All Careers Are Global” Workshop

The GBC hosts an annual fall back-to-school event for business students, called “All Careers Are Global: Prepare Yourself.”

The workshop uses an interactive case study to examine issues of global competitiveness. Students also get an overview of what GBC offers them, meet GBC faculty and staff, and network during the event reception.

Global Speaker Series

Speaker topics range from international innovations and the rising power of China to entrepreneurship across borders.

Past speakers have included the CEO of the Fortune 500 AGCO Corp., NPR’s Shanghai correspondent, the vice president and chief information officer for VF and the co-founder and CEO of EvoApp.

Attendees have the opportunity to speak to presenters during receptions following their addresses.

Lunch & Learn

In this invitation-only event, the Global Business Center hosts academics, professionals and savvy students to speak about current issues and trends in global business. Lunch is provided in an intimate setting that encourages discussion among invited students and the speaker.

Global Business Trivia Night

Join UNC Kenan-Flagler students, faculty, and staff to test your global business knowledge!

Events Calendar

Check out the GBC Events Calendar for information on upcoming global speakers and the annual fall student event.

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Learn and Network

All Careers are Global: Prepare Yourself