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IPADE "Mexico as an Emerging Market" Short Term Exchange
Mexico City, Mexico (GW Partner) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring Short Term
Cost Estimate Spring Short Term
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3
Language(s) of Instruction:
Class Status:
Graduate Open to non-GW students: No
Level of Immersion:
Short Term Abroad
Program Description:

Mexico as an Emerging Market - Short Term Exchange with IPADE Business School, Mexico

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This short-term exchange course is offered through our exchange partner,  Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresa (IPADE) and is taught at the IPADE campus in Mexico City, Mexico.  

Course Objectives

• Learn about the countries that are considered as Emerging Markets, the role that they all play in the actual globalized world, and their impact in the world’s economy.
• Enrich the interaction with other international and Mexican MBA students.
• Explore Mexico as an Emerging Market.
• Experience the Mexican culture.

This five-tiered course includes classroom lectures featuring live case studies from leading Mexican Enterprises, conferences with businessmen from different sectors, three corporate visits, team projects, and cultural activities. 


The program is only open to degree-seeking graduate students in the School of Business.  Students will be nominated for this program on a competitive basis.  Applicants must have an established academic record at GW and be in good academic standing with the university.

Academic Credit

From 1.5 credits may be awarded for successful participation in this program.  

GWSB graduate students must earn at least a B equivalent in order to receive credit for the course taken at IPADE.  Credit earned through a GWSB short-term exchange will not count towards a student's GW GPA.  

This program has been approved to fulfill elective credit within the following MBA Concentration:
Global Management


Application Deadline: November 1, 2015

On campus Dates: None*

*Students will be required to attend a mandatory pre-departure orientation lead by G&EE prior to this program. 

Overseas Dates: March 7 - 11, 2016 - The week prior to GW Spring Break

Cost Estimate

Click HERE for cost estimate.

Information Session

View a live recording of the information session HERE.

Additional Information

Watch the IPADE promotional video here:

2016 Program Information:
IPADE_EmergingMarket_2016_Informational Powerpoint.pdf


This program is administered by Global & Experiential Education in The George Washington University School of Business.  Feel free to contact us at 202.994.0767 or with your questions.

Helpful Links

Eligibility & Payment (GWSB Graduate)
Cancellation Policy for Short-Term Abroad
Pre-Departure, Health & Safety Orientation for Short -Term Abroad
Health Insurance for Short-Term Abroad
Non-Participant Accompaniment
Withdrawal & Refund Policy (GWSB Graduate)