LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 7, 2012) — The World Trade Center Kentucky has been contracted by the University of Kentucky’s Gatton School of Business and Economics to teach a global business elective for its MBA program.
The elective, which is being taught from Jan. 2-11, will cover a variety of topics including international payment, export financing, international legal considerations, import/export compliance and logistics. International Trade Specialists from the World Trade Center Kentucky and business professionals from the local business community will provide instruction for the elective.
“The University of Kentucky’s MBA Program is excited to partner with the World Trade Center Kentucky in providing a world-class course in global business for our students,” said Harvie Wilkinson, MBA director and director of the Executive Education Center. “Both the students and employers in the area have expressed a keen desire to have a global course such as this in order to expose our students to many of the areas involving international trade and commerce.”
At the completion of the elective, the MBA students will be required to complete a market entry research project which will be presented to the University of Kentucky and World Trade Center Kentucky. The students will be presented with a certificate reflecting their successful completion of the course.