Business & International Development

International Development Careers

Business professionals have played increasingly important roles in International Development in the past decade.Therefore, this specialization emphasizes management of business functions within product and service companies engaged in development, particularly in emerging markets. The international development specialization will prepare students for career opportunities such as:

Entrepreneurship

About the Program

International Marketing

International Marketing Careers

Students specializing in International Marketing take courses through the MBA program, and may further tailor their specialization by taking courses in other programs of the Graduate School of International Policy and Management.

This specialization will prepare students for career opportunities such as:

International Finance & Economics

Students specializing in International Finance and Economics take courses in the MBA program, and may further tailor their specialization by taking policy courses in other programs in the Graduate School of International Policy and Management.

International Finance Careers

This specialization will prepare students for career opportunities such as:

Fisher International Business Forum Brings Leaders Together to Discuss Innovation and Sustainability

On Sunday, November 14, the 2010 Fisher International Business Forum brought together industry and thought leaders for a discussion focused on sustainability and innovation. “It was a truly inspirational event because everyone involved was so genuinely interested in focusing on solutions, on how we can pull ourselves out of the recession through innovation and sustainable solutions,” says Carter Chapman (MBA ’11) who was in charge of marketing for the forum, which was held at the Monterey Museum of Art.

Peace Corps, Rep. Sam Farr Celebrate 15 Years of PCMI-MBA Program at MIIS

For some, the value of combining an MBA degree with service in the Peace Corps might seem less than obvious. At the Monterey Institute of International Studies, however, the two have been combined successfully for 15 years now under the auspices of the Peace Corps Masters International (PCMI) program and the Fisher International MBA program.

MIIS Welcomes Three Iraqi Students as Part of New Iraqi Government Initiative

Waleed Khalid Abdulabbas is so keen to get started on his proposed graduate degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) that he couldn’t help feeling disappointed to find the Institute closed on the day he arrived in Monterey—September 6, Labor Day. His enthusiasm for study is not lost on anyone in the Intensive English Program, where Waleed is preparing to pass the high standards in English required for enrollment in the Institute’s TESOL program.

Lucyna Jodlowska: The Intersection of Business and Development in Uganda

It wasn’t until I sat down at a coffee shop admist the bustle of Kampala, tired and sweaty from the sensory overload of being a foreigner and a pedestrian in a massive East African city, that it really hit me.

Location

Kampala
Uganda
0° 17' 28.0896" N, 32° 35' 7.6164" E

Sustainable Business Practices in Action: MIIS Student Describes Amazing Summer at Nike

As a native of Portland, Oregon and a life-long athlete, Christa Thoeresz (MBA ’11) is no stranger to the world of Nike. This summer though, she got to experience Nike from the inside, working with the company‘s Sustainable Business and Innovation team in an effort to take sustainable business practices to the next level and fully integrate them into all aspects of the business. It was “intense,” says Christa, who really enjoyed the “incredible culture” of Nike.

Princeton Review Declares Fisher International MBA Program at MIIS One of the Nation's "Best 300 Business Schools"

The Princeton Review today named the Fisher International MBA program at the Monterey Institute of International Studies one of the "Best 300 Business Schools" in America. The education services company features the program in the new 2011 edition of its book, "The Best 300 Business Schools" (Random House / Princeton Review), on sale today.