The Williams College of Business

Puerto Rico

Itinerary for Puerto Rico-9 day trip

This MBA elective course is designed to provide a high-level look at the Puerto Rican economic, cultural and geo-political drivers of this USA territory. By attending faculty lectures and traveling to Puerto Rico, students have the opportunity to learn about the history of this territory and how their global practices work with business. A key focus of the course is for students to develop an understanding and awareness about the many opportunities and challenges faced by global and local businesses. As part of the course requirements, students are expected to apply the theoretical frameworks learned in the MBA program and complete a group assignment.

Course Components:

  • Pre-Trip Lecture: Two mandatory three-hour class
  • Pre-Trip Assignment: Country overview and research
  • Country Immersion: 9 days in country business visits/ cultural exploration/ marketplace observation
  • Post-Trip Assignment: Group Project related to a business in Puerto Rico
  • Post-Trip Meetings: One mandatory final meeting for group projects and final presentations
  • Presently contact Dr. Elaine Crable about registration -