What is the Field Global Immersion?
Updated: Oct 12
What will you do? This is what the Harvard Business School asks its applicants. Delivering and taking up challenges in the business world globally is a vision that the schools today envision to ensure for the MBA admits. Field Global Immersion is a complementary component to the MBA program at the World's leading Business Schools.
Field Global Immersion is an integral part of the case study based curriculum in many leading schools. We will explore how it has impacted the school learning experience.
Harvard Business School
The FIELD Global Immersion (FGI) is a semester-long first-year (RC) MBA course. The course is a capstone of sorts, and it requires students to build on learnings from their first-year courses and apply them to real-world business problems. At the beginning of the semester students are paired with a Global Partner (GP) company in one of 16 cities that has a product or service challenge they would like the team to address with their local consumers.
The course culminates in a one-week Immersion at the end of the semester, at which time students travel to their assigned Immersion location and meet in person with their GP and local consumers. To maximize the experience, students are asked to travel to a city and country in which they have no significant prior work, travel or life experience.
London Business School
Explore the real world of international business in all its complexity – gain hands-on experience on Global Immersion Field Trips, LondonLAB and business treks
Be mentored by MBA and MiF students and alumni - successful professionals who support you with job applications and advice
Gain expert insight into the innovative business practices that differentiate top performers. Inspirational speakers have included Apple’s Pascal Cagni and Dame Amelia Fawcett, non-executive Chairman of The Guardian and former Banking Executive at Morgan Stanley.
Stand out in your internship with our seven-week Multidisciplinary Action Projects (MAP) course.
Taken by all first-year MBAs at no additional tuition cost, you’ll work full-time with fellow classmates to tackle a real business challenge for a sponsor company. The MAP experience is designed to help students hone their analytical, project management, and leadership skills. It’s a true action-based approach to learning, where the stakes are high and the impact is real.
Berkley Haas School of Business
International Business Development is the global management consulting program at the Berkeley Haas School of Business.
IBD’s impact is twofold: we connect clients with talented Berkeley Haas MBA students who will help them to tackle a variety of value-enhancing projects, and we provide Berkeley Haas MBA students with practical experience in international management consulting.
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