CBA expands its global focus

The Current, Fall 2003

Photo (top): Alan Reed, from the British Standards Institute, leads the information security class held on the Downtown Campus in October.

Photo (bottom): CBA students and faculty take a break to enjoy the sights of Cambridge University. Twenty-three students attended courses on global supply chain management and information security management offered in London, England in the summer.

 

 

With global understanding becoming crucial to success, the College of Business Administration continues its commitment to international study and involvement.

In October, the College hosted a week-long certification class sponsored by the British Standards Institute (BSI). Students received internationally registered certification as lead auditors in the ISO 17799 standard for information security. This standard is the single worldwide basis for establishing and accrediting information security management systems for organizations. BSI is the national standards body of Great Britain and the College is its longest-standing academic affiliate in the U.S.

Twenty-three students attended courses on global supply chain management and information security management offered in London, England in the summer of 2003. Led by Professors Shahram Taj and David Huff, the students stayed and studied at Imperial College, attended presentations by the British Standards Institute and Sapphire Technologies Ltd., and visited Southbank College.

Together with Fu Jen Catholic University in Taiwan, the world’s largest Catholic university, the College of Business Administration has developed a joint Global Entrepreneurial Master in Business Administration Program (GEMBA). The two-week intensive program will be taught in both Taiwan and the United States.

Beginning Summer 2004, the College will partner with Tobias Karcher, S.J., to offer programs at the Heinrich Pesch Haus Center for Applied Ethics in Ludwigshafen, Germany.