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Global Business Institute

The CAPA Global Business Institute is a unique partnership with the University of Pittsburgh’s College of Business Administration, a founding member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

Students are provided an intensive and focused study of the impact of globalization on international business practices. Upon completion of the program, students receive an accredited Certificate of Study in Global Business.

Global Business Certificate Curriculum

A dynamic combination of a concentrated business curriculum and an optional internship placement gives you the opportunity to enrich your studies with hands-on, practical experience within a global context.

Students can earn the Certificate in Global Business Institute in one of the following ways: five Business courses; four Business courses and the Global Internship Course; three Business courses, the Global Internship Course, and one of the elective course; or four Business courses and one elective course. Course availability may vary by location.

Business Courses:

  • Global Supply Chains Management
  • Global Workforce Management
  • International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior
  • International Economics
  • International Finance
  • International Marketing
  • Global Internship Course

Explore Our Global Business Institutes

Each Global Business Institute location provides distinctive content specific to its host city; for instance, a focus on Asian-Pacific trade in the Sydney program or a focus on the European Union in the Florence program.

Through CAPA’s robust educational technology, students in all locations across the world are linked through a common network where they can share coursework and resources with each other. This approach makes the Global Business Institute truly global because it facilitates transnational learning opportunities. 

The [Global Business] Institute takes study abroad to the next level by allowing the students to embed themselves in the local culture while taking business courses and completing guaranteed international internships. It’s hard for me to express how strategically important to a student’s future career this will be.

Dr. Audrey J. Murrell, Associate Dean

University of Pittsburgh, College of Business Administration