Engage in experiential learning activities offered by GBSN and its members and partners. Student programs offered by GBSN are designed to develop valuable knowledge and skills that are relevant to international development and emerging economies. GBSN experiences include competitions, company projects, simulations, and Global Treks, which are signature GBSN travel programs.
Social Logistics Challenge
Graduate and undergraduate students from across the globe are invited to participate in the Social Logistics Challenge. Now in its 4th year, the Social Logistics Challenge, sponsored by DHL Global Forwarding, is designed to incorporate human elements into systems and utilize logistic principles and techniques to address societal issues. Teams will be asked to identify a systematic supply chain issue within the local community and develop an innovative business solution to address this challenge. This year students will are asked to consider the intersection of people and technology in their problem statements and solution plans.
1st Place Prize earns $5,000 USD!More Details
GoTrade Fellowship Program
This Fellowship Program is designed to partner selected postgraduate business students with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the developing world with the aim of fostering greater cross-border trade. This directly addresses our collective mission at GBSN –– to improve access to quality, locally relevant management and entrepreneurial education for the developing world. GoTrade is education and access.
The Africa Business Concept Challenge
ABCC aims to challenge student teams to design a viable business concept that addresses a locally-relevant challenge or problem related to sustainable development and Agenda 2063. The Africa Business Concept Challenge is designed to assist young people from the African continent who have an entrepreneurial orientation and a desire to serve their community.More Details
International Summer University WU Summer Scholarships
WU offers scholarships for the summer program ISUWU. Undergraduate and graduate students can apply for these scholarships during the application process, if they meet the respective criteria.More Details
GBSN Student Competitions are designed to develop valuable knowledge and skills that are relevant to international development and emerging economies. Student Competitions are part of student centered learning experiences that include, industry fellowships, company projects and simulations.More Details
Localized: Virtual Career Community
All students from GBSN member institutions have complimentary membership to the Localized platform. Localized partners with schools, organizations, companies and accelerators to connect young professionals in emerging markets with experts who share roots and employers looking for talent. While talent is everywhere, opportunity is not. Localized builds virtual career community on a global scale.More Details