Washington University in St Louis Olin Business School

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“It’s one thing to read it in a book, but to see a culture in person, how people behave, and businesses operate on the ground has so much impact with students.”

David Meyer , PhD

Senior Lecturer in Management

Faculty Advisor, Japan GMS Trip

“There is a vast amount of experiential learning at Olin. But it wasn’t until we toured the Tokyo Toyota plant that it became hands-on education. It was amazing.”

Takahiro Suzuki

Team Lead

Japan GMS Trip MBA 2013

​Global Management Studies

Global Management Studies (GMS) imparts international perspective and exposure to global businesses and emerging markets. Student-led teams conduct field research in a chosen geographic region and business sector, engaging with business leaders and building a network through social and inter-cultural engagements.

Past locations include:

Brazil Dubai
Japan Russia
China Germany
London South Africa

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