Romanian executive MBA students visit Kennesaw State

Eighty−one Executive MBA candidates from Romania recently completed a visit to the Coles…

Georgia (Apr 28, 2004) — Romanian executive MBA students visit Kennesaw State

Terri Thornton


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Eighty−one Executive MBA candidates from Romania recently completed a visit to the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University. The students attend the Institute for Business and Public Administration (ASEBUSS) in Bucharest‚ Romania. ASEBUSS and the Coles College have an academic alliance to enhance professional opportunities for students and faculty in their respective executive−format MBA programs.

The Romanian students have been working in virtual teams with associates in KSU’s MBA for Experienced Professionals program since October 2003. During their recent visit‚ which ended April 26‚ the Romanians visited U.S. businesses including BellSouth Corporation‚ Bank of America and CNN. The KSU students traveled to Romania in January 2004.

“Working directly with colleagues from overseas is the only way to fully understand the intricacies of international business‚” said Rodney Alsup‚ senior associate dean of the Coles College. “This sort of alliance is a great opportunity for our students.”

The MBA for Experienced Professionals program is the largest executive−format MBA program in the Southeast. In addition to global travel‚ associates in the program meet once a month for weekend class sessions at KSU’s state of the art Executive Development Center.

For information about the program‚ contact Mandy Brooks‚ DMBA Programs Associate Director at (770) 499−3564 or


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