Courses and Requirements

The Global Studies programs through the Farmer School of Business are open to all majors at Miami who meet the prerequisites. Students participating in this program will take MGT 304 (3 credit hours) & MGT 291 (3 credit hours). 


30 earned hours by May 2020 and a 2.60 GPA by December 2019. Please note that priority will be given to business majors and rising seniors for this program.  Students must be at least 18 years old by the program departure date.  

Semester Expectations

During the spring semester there will be mandatory pre-departure meetings. These meetings will include some course work as well as travel and cultural preparation.

Courses Offered

MGT 304:  Cross Cultural Management  (3 credit hours)

Taught by faculty from Audencia School of Management, in Nantes

This course is designed to familiarize students with the major concepts used in managing people in diverse environments, both internationally and domestically.  In addition to learning about a variety of cultures, students can become more adept at thinking about issues from multiple perspectives. 

MGT 291: Introduction to MGT & Leadership (3 credit hours)

Taught by: Mr. Rocco Manzo

Introduction to the importance of investing in human capital. Students are introduced to the theories and practices of how to attract, develop, and retain a competitive workforce. The goal of this course is to help students better understand, predict, and manage themselves and their work relations with others and with organizations, and to understand how organizations utilize this knowledge to design competitive management practices.