CIBER helps companies, especially small and mid-size enterprises, to stay competitive in a global marketplace.
CIBER co-hosts events about export opportunities and international markets. Recent events include:
- Doing Business in the Arab Middle East and North Africa, with the Minnesota Trade Office
- Global Health Priorities in Today's World, with the Minnesota International Center
- Medical Industry Opportunities in Brazil, with the Medical Industry Leadership Institute
For a full list of events, please see the Carlson Global Institute Events page.
Chinese Language and Culture for Business
Doing business in China requires knowing how language and culture influence Chinese business relationships. CIBER, the Confucius Institute, and the China Center at the University of Minnesota offer half-day cross-cultural training sessions focused on communications in business settings, negotiating, hosting guests and networking. For more information or to arrange a customized session for your company, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
MSP Export Initiative
The Brookings Institution, in partnership with multiple state and local leaders including the University of Minnesota, has facilitated a collaborative planning process to double exports from the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area between 2012 and 2017. This economic development initiative is in its implementation phase.