Programs

Gary J. Sbona Honors Program

Summary: As a student, you will work together in teams with other similarly qualified students on a significant and meaningful project at a major business in the Silicon Valley where you can apply what you have learned in the class room to real world business problems.

Contact Persons:  william.devincenzi@sjsu.edu, rob.vitale@sjsu.edu,

                                     jeanne.sawyer@sjsu.edu

Requirements:   1. Minimum SJSU GPA of 3.0, with a GPA of 3.25 in your major

                                 2. Must be in your second semester of course work at SJSU.

                                 3. Completing any pre-requisites as required by their major

Website Link:  http://www.sjsu.edu/cob/sbonahonors/index.html
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 Thompson Global Internship Program

Summary: The Thompson Global Internship Program is a unique opportunity for College of Business students to live abroad while completing a project for Crown Worldwide Group.

Contact Persons:  william.devincenzi@sjsu.edu, jeanne.sawyer@sjsu.edu

Requirements:   1. Recent Transcript of Grades

                                 2. Resume

                                 3. 500 Word Personal Statement
                                 
                                 4. 2 Faculty Recommendations

Website Link:  http://www.sjsu.edu/cob/tgip/
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Global Leadership Advancement Center

Summary: The Global Leadership Advancement Center (GLAC) is a research and training institute located in the College of Business at San José State University. GLAC was established in 2009, GLAC is funded by the generosity of the Donald and Sally Lucas Foundation.

Contact Persons:  joyce.osland@sjsu.edu, jeffrey.gaines@sjsu.edu                                  

Requirements:   Not Applicable                                 

Website Link:  http://www.sjsu.edu/glac/
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Global Leadership Laboratory (GLLAb)

Summary: The GLLab provides assessment, training modules, and experiential learning opportunities to educate students and managers to be more effective in global contexts.

Contact Persons:  joyce.osland@sjsu.edu, jeffrey.gaines@sjsu.edu                                    

Requirements:  http://www.sjsu.edu/glac/docs/GLLAB_Associate_Application_2012.pdf                    

Website Link:  http://www.sjsu.edu/glac/gllab/index.htm
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Global Leadership Passport Program

Summary: This unique student opportunity takes advantage of SJSU’s global and cross-cultural co-curricular activities and courses to develop a global mindset and global leadership skills.  After participating in courses or workshops that help students assess their skill level, they design a personal development plan.  Students earn required passport stamps in global leadership competencies for approved courses, programs, experiences, projects, and e-portfolio reflections. 

Contact Persons:  joyce.osland@sjsu.edu, jeffrey.gaines@sjsu.edu                                    

Requirements:   1.Enrollment in BUS165A:Global Leadership or Bus297D :Global Leadership and  Innovation

Website Link:  http://www.sjsu.edu/glac/students/
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Study Abroad

Summary: "Gain a competitive edge in the global economy. Get global business skills while learning a different culture. Learn another language while gaining valuable cross-cultural skills. Network and make life-long friends from around the world. See the world and have the adventure of a lifetime".

Contact Persons:  New "manager" coming in on Jan. 18th                                    

Requirements:   Good academic standing (case basis). Recommended that you're an upper division student

Website Link:  http://www.sjsu.edu/cob/studyabroad/index.html,
                              http://www.sjsu.edu/depts/studyabroad/
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Faculty-Led Overseas Program (India, Summer 2012)

Summary: Experience a special 3-week, 3-unit summer course in Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India. Visit leading businesses and non-governmental organizations as part of the learning experience. Participate in weekend field trips to historic sites in Mysore and either Belur or Hampi.

Contact Persons:  mahesh.rajan@sjsu.edu, alaka.roa@sjsu.edu                                    

Requirements:   1. Participants must be in upper division undergraduate or graduate standing, unless
                                     approved by faculty leaders

                                  2. Must be at least 18 years old.

                                  3. Costs $5200
                                
                                  4. Sign up for BUS297D/180 during the summer

Website Link:  http://www.sjsu.edu/studyabroad/students/facled.htm
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International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition

Summary: Our teams work from January through April to integrate and apply the principles learned in their coursework to make decisions with immediate implications. Participants learn important lessons in the operation decisions and trade-offs involved in running a business, involving teamwork, strategic planning and competitive intelligence. The competition provides a unique opportunity for undergraduates and graduates to learn and apply business skills.

Contact Persons:  simon.rodan@sjsu.edu, richard.okumoto@sjsu.edu                                    

Requirements:   SJSU is currently soliciting teams from the Lucas School and the Sbona Honors
                                 Program                                

Website Link:  http://www.cob.sjsu.edu/icbsc/                             
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Global Leadership Survival Series

Summary: The series is designed to introduce leadership to new incoming students at the College of Business. Focusing on the development of of personal leadership and efficiency such as personal and professional goals setting, the essence of collaboration and teamwork through the Foresight and Innovation method and digital collaboration tools, and also a panel of recent alumni in the corporate world. The topics they will be discussing are on team leadership in this global era. The series will also provide the next steps to the students towards becoming a global leader through various university programs and student organizations.

Contact Persons:  justrL@gmail.com, danielle.ynostroza@sbcglobal.net,
                                    sk.owyong@gmail.com                                               

Requirements:   None                               

Website Link:  http://www.sjsu.edu/cob/Students/LeadershipSS/