Global Study

MBA Students Take January 2020 "Doing Business in… " Courses

In January, seven groups of MBA students from NYU Stern traveled around the world for “Doing Business In… (DBi)” courses.

Students who participated in DBi Australia:
  • Visited the headquarters of the leading airline Qantas
  • Attended classroom lectures focused on leadership, financial markets and indigenous businesses in the region
During DBi Costa Rica, based in San Jose, participants:
  • Explored agricultural supply chains and studied sustainable development
  • Toured a coffee cooperative and wildlife sanctuary and learned about the critical role that tourism plays in Costa Rica’s economy
Students who took part in DBi Hong Kong
  • Discussed social issues and learned about operations management at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Visited the Po Lin Monastery and met with representatives of Cathay Pacific and MTR, Hong Kong’s public transportation network
Students who took part in DBi Israel:
  • Focused on Israel’s vibrant entrepreneurial community and high-tech industries
  • Met with experts in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and personalized healthcare
  • Enjoyed a cultural visit to Nazareth and city tours of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv
During DBi Mexico, participants:
  • Toured Grupo Modelo, one of Mexico’s largest beer makers
  • Visited KidZania, a company with 28 vibrant play spaces around the world
  • Discussed cases built around businesses in the region
While attending DBi New Zealand, participants:
  • Discussed investment opportunities in the region and completed a case study on bringing Krispy Kreme to the country
  • Took part in a sightseeing tour of Auckland and enjoyed a wine tasting and gelato sampling while learning about some of the country’s key sectors
Students who took part in South Africa
  • Visited Umoya Wind Farm and journeyed to Robben Island, where former South African President Nelson Mandela spent much of his imprisonment
  • Focused on forging ties between communities and businesses
Please see below for photos and a sampling of social media highlights from the January 2020 DBi courses:

Empowered women empower women . . . #dbiaustralia #sternwomen #swib #stern

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Our last day at INCAE...what an amazing school #dbicostarica #nyustern

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Students holding a purple banner
Students holding a banner with "NYU Leonard N. Stern School of Business"
Students in Mexico