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Global Learning Experiences: Argentina & Chile

The Wisconsin Evening and Executive MBA programs include a global learning experience as a key part of their curriculums. Evening and Executive MBA students have traveled to Asia, Southeast Asia, and South America on 10-day tours that include visits with ministries and companies to enhance understanding of government positions on trade, multinational operations, and economic policy. Meetings with a variety of top corporate officials offer important insights on business practices in the region. This year, the Evening MBA class of 2015 traveled to Argentina and Chile.

Brian Burch (MBA '15), Elesha Belke (MBA '15), Danielle Knutson (MBA '15), Becca Meyer (MBA '15), John Donnelly (MBA '15), and Eric Bescak (MBA '15)
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Brian Burch (MBA ’15), Elesha Belke (MBA ’15), Danielle Knutson (MBA ’15), Becca Meyer (MBA ’15), John Donnelly (MBA ’15), and Eric Bescak (MBA ’15) visit Club Atletico River Plate, home of the River Plate football team, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Sudamericana Agencias Aereas y Maritimas (SAAM) representatives speak to Evening MBA class of 2015
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Sudamericana Agencias Aereas y Maritimas (SAAM) representatives speak to Evening MBA class of 2015 students during a site visit to the company's central offices outside Valparaíso, Chile.

A representative of Club Atlético River Plate
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A representative of Club Atletico River Plate presents Casey Sambs (MBA '15) with a River Plate scarf.

Sally Floyd (MBA '15) and Jesse Schultz (MBA '15)
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Sally Floyd (MBA ’15) and Jesse Schultz (MBA ’15) tour Santiago, Chile, at “La Bicicleta Verde," a sustainable tourism company. In English, the company's name means "the green bicycle."

Evening MBA class of 2015 students hike through the Andes
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Evening MBA class of 2015 students hike through the Andes at Lodge Andino el Ingenio near Santiago, Chile.

Juan Cortez Cruz, Susan Huber Miller, Leslie Petty, Phil Miller
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(L to R) Juan Cortez Cruz, Argentina program manager at Austral Group; Susan Huber Miller, director of global applied learning; Leslie Petty, assistant dean for Evening and Executive MBA programs; and Phil Miller, assistant dean for research programs, enjoy an evening at Portofino restaurant in the resort city of Vina del Mar, Chile.)