Dr. Ann Langlois, associate professor of business at Palm Beach Atlantic University, led a group of 25 Rinker School of
The purpose of the Global Network Society (Formerly International Business Club) in the Rinker School of Business is to provide a forum for undergraduate and graduate students to develop an increased global awareness of geopolitical, cultural and international business issues.
The Global Network Society's goals are to:
|Dr. Ann Langlois led a global business trip to China,
including a visit to GE offices.
The Rinker School of Business and the Global Network Society travel on an annual global business trip. Undergraduate and MBA students can experience the local culture and business environment of developing countries.
Destinations have included:
During the seven to 12-day business trip, students have the opportunity to embrace local culture and visit with some of the world’s leading corporate executives. The trip provides students an educational experience by taking the classroom to a new country. Students not only experience the country but make valuable networking contacts with executives from major corporations including: GE, Oracle, Ford Motor Corp., Harley Davidson, U.S. Commercial Services, Global TV and global nonprofit agencies.
Student testimonial from Dubai trip:
"Going to the Middle East and experiencing this beautiful place opened my views even more so than any other worldly trip. The people of Dubai were some of the nicest people I'd ever come in contact with and there was so much to see, do and learn there. I believe that there will be other Emirates that will shadow the amazing city Dubai is today."
-- Caitlin Blackwell
Email Dr. Ann Langlois, or call (561) 803-2458.