From Theory to Reality: One University Reaches Out

by Jon Franklin Ramsoomair


Internationalization is a trend of the nineties. Business schools, says the author, have been slow to respond to calls for internationationalization, and they have usually responded by sending faculty abroad and bringing foreign students to their institutions. Usually their foreign partners are universities, and what is taught is not adapted to the culture and conditions found in the foreign country, which is usually a developed country. This article tells about how a Canadian University formed a successful partnership with a university and a bank in an underdeveloped country, tailoring the program to the needs of managers in this country.

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