Since 2009, 250+ students and alums have participated in SE@G’s Social Enterprise in Latin America travel modules. The trips expose travelers to the challenges faced in developing economies by engaging participants in how business principles and market-based solutions can be applied to achieve meaningful societal impacts. Trips range from 7-10 days and are facilitated by a team of both SE@G faculty and NGO partners.
For Alumni & Evening MBA
Start off 2017 with our travel module to Nicaragua from January 1-8, 2017. This trip is designed for the EvMBA students and alums and is led by Professor Peter Roberts. Travelers will explore the colonial cities of Leon and Granada, visit coffee farms and meet growers, work on health project in the community, and participate in outdoor adventure activities (volcano hikes and more). EvMBA students receive course credit and can enroll through their program office. Alumni should register through the SE@G office by contacting Melinda Morrow at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mid-Semester Module for Full-Time MBA
Take full advantage of the mid-semester break with our travel module to Nicaragua and El Salvador from February 22-March 3, 2017. This trip is designed for One-Year and Two-Year MBA students and is led by Professor Peter Roberts. Travelers will explore coffee farms and their communities (including cooperatives), visit social enterprises / social entrepreneurs, work on community health projects, tour Granada and Suchitoto (two amazing colonial cities), and participate in outdoor adventure activities (volcano hikes and more). MBA students receive course credit and can enroll through their program office.
Study and learn in the classroom and then experience it firsthand with our Social Enterprise in Nicaragua travel module from March 3-March 12, 2017. This trip is designed for undergraduate students enrolled in BUS 334 and is led by Professor Wesley Longhofer. A course based trip, the module provides students a chance to study and experience issues related to sustainable economic development in Latin America through both class meetings on campus and a 9 day experience in Nicaragua. Interested students should enroll in BUS 334 to participate.