Study Indicates International Business a Focal Point at Community Colleges
A recent study was conducted by researchers at Michigan State University. According to the MSU website, the study found that in 2008, only about 51 percent of community colleges in the country were offering basic courses in international business. In just four years, that number has skyrocketed to 85 percent. With a significant number of college students in the United States attending community college today, those findings show the country is on the right track to cultivating a more globally-minded workforce in the future.
This video discusses international business in the California Community Colleges.
- Program Offerings
- Strategic Commitment
- Organizational Infrastructure
- Investment in Faculty
- The addition of international courses during a sluggish economy indicates optimism that the tide will change and community colleges are becoming more confident of an uptick in the economy.
- A key element to successful incorporation of international business education at the community college level is the addition of competent faculty members to teach those courses.
- The addition of international business classes is indicative of the need for preparation for a global business world.