Foreign MBA Can Give You the Edge

Doing an intensive course at an overseas business school can give a vital international perspective to budding executives

THORSTEN SEEGER cannot remember what colour his team eventually chose as the background to its presentation. But he does recall that it took several hours for the six aspiring business leaders to agree on it.

Just a week into his MBA course at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai, Seeger was confronted with a culture clash. The two Europeans in the team would have had a vote to resolve the issue within minutes. The proceedings were drawn out because the others were Chinese and they wanted to find a consensus.

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Author: Grayson Leverenz

Grayson Leverenz founded MBA in the USA® to help international students build networks, find jobs, and have fun in the USA. Hundreds of global professionals have benefited from Grayson’s intercultural workshops, and she has worked with people from Brazil, China, India, South Africa, South Korea, the UK, and the USA to build effective virtual teams and craft brilliant careers.

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