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Immersion Programs

Immersion programs are an experience-building opportunity for Smeal MBA Students.

Negotiations Immersion - Fall, Second-Year MBA Students

August 21 - August 25, 2017

In their second year, students use this course to learn a systematic approach to negotiating. Much of the class revolves around hands-on negotiation skill building. The course is one of the core requirements for every Smeal MBA Student.

Global Immersion - Spring, Second-Year MBA Students

Exact Dates TBD

Awareness of international business practices and diverse cultures is an integral part of life as an MBA student, both in the classroom and beyond. Global Immersion is a one-week hands-on opportunity for Smeal MBA students to strengthen and deepen their understanding of global business. Each trip affords students a chance to meet with business leaders for a look at the inner-workings of their corporation and how the company operates in the economy of the country.

Leadership Immersion - Spring, Second-Year MBA Students

March and/or April 2018

We are proud to offer a Leadership Immersion, aligning with Smeal’s growing focus on leadership development. This program is designed to enhance the MBA student experience through practical application of leadership, communication, and decision-making. As an integral part of this program, students may have the opportunity to choose from voluntary trips which include a Marine Officer Training at Quantico, and a day with the NYC Fire Department.