Carlson Global Institute: Shaping the Future of Global BusinessGlobal Management Education at the Carlson School

The Carlson School of Management has a long standing tradition of supporting global management education. It is one of the first business schools in the United States to introduce an international experience requirement, boasts over 50,000 alumni in 78 countries and offers two top-ranked Global Executive MBA programs.

The Carlson Global Institute builds on the Carlson School's deep and expansive partnerships and initiatives around the world to lead a comprehensive global strategy.

Our distinctive agenda comprises strategic priorities in global management education, research and outreach to advance the global competence of leaders and the broader goals of the Carlson School and the University of Minnesota.

Our Mission

To lead global management education through transformative experiences and cross-sectional collaboration that inspire and develop future leaders.

Our Vision

Shape the future of business by advancing excellence in global management education.

Strategic Priorites

In collaboration with faculty, staff, and other stakeholders we will:

  • Advance the international business knowledge and intercultural competence of students through transformative and experiential education opportunities
  • Support Carlson School students to help them fully realize their  international experiences through curricular and co-curricular innovations and scholarships
  • Drive continuous improvement, impact assessment, and advancements in the field of global management education through evaluation and research
  • Leverage University resources to foster a dynamic and reciprocal network of global business leaders and institutions in Minnesota and beyond