Frontier Market Scouts on Display at SF Bay Home

The residence of Samira Rahmatullah and Munir Alam (Midd’99) in Hillsborough served as a lovely backdrop for a casual salon gathering of 20. The evening was energized with conversations surrounding the Frontier Market Scouts program and multiple cross connections were discovered.

Dates: Sept. 14-15, October 5-6; 26-27                                        Brochure Download

Time: 9am-4pm Saturday and Sunday (Lunch: 12-1pm)        

Location: Monterey Institute campus, Monterey, California

Frontier Markets Scouts Program Wins Prestigious Ashoka U – Cordes Innovation Award

The unique Frontier Market Scouts® program at the Monterey Institute of International Studies has won the Ashoka U - Cordes Innovation Award, given to innovative university programs focused on promoting social entrepreneurship.

2012 in Review: A Year of Great Achievements, New Programs and Amazing Students

The Monterey Institute community celebrates 2012 as a year of great achievements and is looking forward to a new year filled with possibilities and promise.
Picking the top five news stories of the year was especially difficult this time around, but we have chosen five important stories, listed by date:

February 24, 2012
Record Number of Employers Seeking to Hire MIIS Graduates at Annual Career Fair

Frontier Market Scout Steve Hoberg Calls Program a “Potential Game Changer”

At 59, Steve Hoberg had built his own successful manufacturing company and seen his three children through college. After turning management of the company over to his partner, he felt he was ready for a new chapter in his career and the Frontier Market Scouts (FMS) program at the Monterey Institute seemed like the perfect fit.

MIIS Students: Thankful for New Friends and Getting to Spend Thanksgiving with Family

In the spirit of the season of giving thanks in the United States, members of the Monterey Institute community are sharing expressions of gratitude.  We continue our series with a common sighting on the Monterey campus – friends from different continents.

Translating Values into Value

Drawing on 30 years of research and consulting experience, Dr. Peter Robertson facilitates a day of practical breakthrough concepts, addressing the stinging question, “Why do the 3 C’s (corrosion, corruption, criminality) of organizational leadership sometimes become so prevalent and why do good, talented people so often become destructive leaders?"

This workshop is focused on his latest insights and he expects that everyone leaving this workshop will experience at least one fundamental change in the way she or he views the world.

Register today!

Fall Session: September 20-21, 2013

Prepare for Adventure: MIIS Winter Term Offerings Announced

For many Monterey Institute students, the short winter term in January is a great opportunity to gain real-world experience and a deeper understanding of a particular subject, and/or to enhance their language skills. The courses and immersive learning opportunities offered for the 2013 winter (or “J-term”) are a wonderful reflection of the vibrant academic environment created by the unique Monterey Institute community.
 

Career Focus Day Helps Students Maximize Their Potential

Monterey Institute students flocked to a wide range of workshops and discussions offered across campus all day on Career Focus Day. They took advantage of opportunities to explore their strengths, learn about different career paths, improve presentation skills, get tips on alumni networking and starting they own business, learn about incorporating social media into job searches, and stretchwork in sessions throughout the day.