Geography Lessons

International business programs to prepare you for work abroad

international business seminar in Oxford, England; executive finance programs in Santiago, Chile; as well as mini programs in Latin American countries including Mexico City; Quito, Ecuador; and Bogotá, Colombia. Fees vary. Contact: 574-631-5285.

Harvard Business School: The executive education programs include Building Ventures in Latin America in São Paulo, Brazil. The program was created by Harvard Business School and seven of the leading business schools and institutions in Latin America. It is designed to promote an entrepreneurial mind-set and help participants learn to define and execute strategy, develop and leverage capabilities, and measure and reward performance. Harvard also offers an agribusiness seminar in Latin America. Building Ventures fee: $3,000 per person; discount for teams of four. Agribusiness fee: $3,500 per person. Contact: 617-495-6555,

University of Chicago Graduate School of Business: In partnership with Instituto de Empresa Business School in Madrid, Spain, the University of Chicago offers the Global Senior Management Program, designed for vice presidents, managing directors, unit directors, and country managers with more than 10 years of senior management experience. Courses include Developing St
rategic Vision in the Global Marketplace. Fee: 21,000 euros. Contact: 312-464-8732,

INSEAD: Billing itself as the business school for the world, INSEAD offers a full suite of executive education and M.B.A. programs, including Building the Business: Strategies for the Asia Pacific, an intensive five-day program. It also offers Managing Young Global Enterprises, or MYGLOBE, a two-module program co-developed by 11 major international business schools in Greece, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Costa Rica, India, Ukraine, Pakistan, Taiwan, Turkey, and South Africa. Module 1 takes place in one of the countries, Module 2 takes place in France. Fee for Building the Business: 5,500 euros per person. Fees for MYGLOBE vary. Contact: For European programs, e-mail execed.europe For Asian program, e-mail

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