Leadership in a Global Context – An Introduction

Hey everyone! My name is Vanessa Kern and I am an incoming sophomore in the College of Business. I am currently pursuing a major in Marketing and a certificate in leadership and ethics. I am also hoping to pursue a second major in Global Management and a second certificate in entrepreneurship and innovation. In the…

The End

It’s hard to believe that the project has come to an end. The long hours of work and endless revisions were all worth it after our final presentation. As we wrap up the semester, I began to reflect on my professional and personal development as well as all the new knowledge I have acquired from…

It’s The End

This semester has flown by, I can’t believe it’s already the end of the semester and that summer is near. With the projecting wrapping up, I have started reflecting on my time in this program and what it was like working with our client Possehl Online Solutions. This program has been a wonderful addition to…

Cheers, London!

At the beginning of this journey, our CAPA Internship program instructor for the Remote Global Business Institute program asked us to choose three words that described our emotions before jumping into the program. Although it took a bit of time for me to put my feelings into writing, the three words that I related to…

Auf Wiedersehen Deutschland!

With the project all wrapped up, there have been so many takeaways that will be applicable to the remainder of my college and professional career. The three biggest lessons I gained from working with Possehl were perseverance, morale, and critical thinking. As opposed to previous projects I’ve worked on, collaboration with the client was not…

The End of the Road

So far, 2021 has been a whirlwind year filled with exceptional personal growth and development. My experience interning through the Global Business Institute (GBI) this semester has been one of the biggest contributors to that. I owe so much of who I am now to Kaizntree, the company in which I interned, and to Marcos,…

Time to Say Goodbye

As our project concludes, I am left with three emotions: sadness, satisfaction, and hope. I am sad because this marks the end of my time working with my team, Amizade, and CEOLI, who have all been absolute pleasures to work with. My satisfaction stems from the fact that our team was able to deliver what…

G’bye Sydney, Australia!

It is hard to believe that this semester is almost over! As this semester comes to an end, I look back on my time with EventBuzz360 and Pitt’s GBI program fondly. I am so incredibly thankful to have been given this opportunity to experience working virtually in Sydney, Australia in the midst of COVID-19!  To…

Concluding Our Consulting Project

The most important lesson I learned throughout this experience is the difference between high context business relationships and low context business relationships.  We learned in our class that high context business relationships mean that people think it is important to establish a relationship and a deeper level of trust before / while conducting business.  This…