LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 30, 2018) — The World Trade Center Kentucky (WTC-KY) was invited by the University of Louisville to teach the fundamentals of international business for their MBA programs. The purpose of the program was to prepare students to tackle the opportunities and challenges of international business.
For the four-day program, the WTC-KY staff, along with local company representatives, provided instruction on international sales contracts, global market research, export/import compliance and international trade finance. In addition, the students were able to learn about the potential career paths in international business from industry leaders.
Edwin Webb, CEO and president of WTC-KY International Education Center, stated, “The World Trade Center Kentucky was honored to work with the University of Louisville and its leadership at the College of Business. Dr. Richard Germain and Vernon Foster’s vision for the college’s MBA program and their support of our trade education programs is a win for its students and for current or future employers in our State and region.”
The WTC-KY was impressed by the students’ active participation in discussions and case studies. From feedback it appears that students are excited about the opportunities in the global marketplace.