Business, International

The International Business Forum, http://www.iblf.org/resources.jsp
The International Business Leaders Forum is an international non-profit organization that promotes responsible business leadership and partnerships for social, economic and environmentally sustainable international development. Their main focus is for individuals who would like to conduct international business particularly in new and emerging economies.
International Business Association, http://www.indiana.edu/~iba/
The 2006 officers for the International Business Association represent a diverse group of business oriented individuals. Our goal is to strengthen an already established student organization. The focus of IBA is on individuals who aspire to conduct business internationally or would like to simply integrate business and culture.
Global Edge, http://globaledge.msu.edu/ibrd/ibrd.asp
Created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University (MSU-CIBER), GlobalEdge is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities. This site would be useful for individuals looking for global resources, country insights, academy resources, and diagnostic tools.
The Internationalist, http://www.internationalist.com/welcome.php3
This site was designed to consult, inform, assist, and manage international situationsfor companies and individuals involved in international business. A person who has an interest in international travel, books and newspapers would want to check out this site. It provides many resources and news which may affect their travels.
International Association of Business Communication, http://www.iabc.com/
The International Association of Business Communicators provides a professional network of more than 13,000 business communication professionals in over 60 countries. IABC's web site contains a robust library of how-to articles and case studies of successful communication in the real world. Available to members only and accessible 24 hours a day, this content can help guide you through countless professional situations and challenges.
National Black Association, http://www.nbmbaa.org/
NBMBAA chapters are at the forefront in meeting the needs of their community and providing opportunities for members to really make a difference. The National Black MBA Association’s (NBMBAA) mission is to lead in the creation of economic and intellectual wealth for African Americans. One of its primary services is the continuous delivery of unparalleled professional development opportunities. They also hold the world’s largest African American Career Fair with employment opportunities partnering with Fortune 500 companies.
Association of MBA, http://www.mbaworld.com/
The Association’s vision is to be the international advocate of the MBA. This site would be for the individual that may be looking for a network for MBAs, business schools and employers. They also offer an important forum for the exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. This site would also be helpful for prospective MBA students, MBA student and graduates, business schools, such as Cleary, and MBA employers.
The BIG Guide to Living and Working Overseas, www.WorkingOverseas.com
An excellent resource for the college graduate desiring comprehensive information on opportunities to work abroad.
University of Michigan International Center’s Overseas Opportunities Office, www.umich.edu/~icenter/swt
Designed for U-M students but there is still much information that applies broadly.
NAFSA’s Year of Study Abroad, www.nafsa.org
See the September 2006 topic on Work, Internships and Volunteering Abroad (WIVA).
Abroad View, www.abroadviewmagazine.com
See the Fall 2004 article on Stepping Stones to International Careers
International Business Resources compiled by: Bridgette Robinson Winter, 2006

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