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International Business Program Receives Grant

Posted on | May 28, 2010 | Comments Off on International Business Program Receives Grant

Mānoa’s Shidler College of Business has been awarded a $387,551 renewal grant for its Center for International Business Education and Research program for the first year, with an anticipated combined total of $1.55 million through 2014.

During its past grant cycle, UH CIBER created new Asia-Pacific-related programs including microfinance field study to South Asia, faculty development field study to Vietnam, online business modules in Chinese, and interdisciplinary international research. In its upcoming grant cycle, UH CIBER plans to build upon foundational programs such as the Pacific Asian Management Institute Summer Program, Asian Field Study and Pacific Asian Consortium for International Business Education and Research. These programs have over 20 years of past success reaching thousands of students, faculty and community members, and developing new programs partnering with the UH Sustainability Action Alliance, UH Islamic Asia Initiative, and Hawai’i Technology Entrepreneurship Network.

“UH CIBER is strategically positioned to capitalize on a wealth of Asia-Pacific resources and fulfill our goal of promoting U.S. competitiveness through enhanced collaboration, communication, and trade in the Asia Pacific Region,” says UH CIBER Director Shirley Daniel.

Read the news release.