SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

Chile: Emerging Economies, Kelley School of Business

This course provides an opportunity for Evening MBA students to widen their international experiences and to explore one of the world’s largest emerging markets. The focus of this course is Chile and its position as one of the important emerging markets in the world. Class meetings prior to the study tour will address the business and institutional environments of Chile.

China: Doing Business with China

The objective of this program is to acquaint students with theories, concepts, practices, and techniques in international business, with a strong emphasis on transition economies such as China. Topics covered include benefits and costs of international business to both domestic and global economies.

Dominican Republic: School of Medicine - Medical Community Service

The purpose of this experience is to expose and educate the participants to the 7 Elements of Human Securities in the Dominican Republic and their respective barriers while providing sustainable relief to the local communities. Students will participate in lectures and daily community service activities communities. Specific service projects will vary year to year, but will maintain similar themes. The focus during recent programs have been community diagnostics, water availability, and health promotion.

Ghana: Africana Studies

This program explores the historical and contemporary cultures of Ghana, including historical topics covering slavery, colonization, liberation, integration, globalization, the promotion of unity and solidarity, women in development, and regional economic communities.

India: Global IT Management

Visit to Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT), where students will be able to interact with Indian students and learn about the differences between the US and Indian education systems and cultural aspects and life style. Visits to a variety of cultural and historical sites to help the students understand the environment in which the outsourcing and offshoring industry has developed.

Worldwide: International Human Rights Law Internships, School of Law

McKinney School of Law students do internships in the field of international human rights law. The substantive areas of their work have touched on many of the SDGs, and can potentially touch on all of them. Since 1997, our program has had international human rights law internship placements in over 75 countries on six continents.

Worldwide : Emerging Economies - Kelley School of Business

This course for MBA students focuses on the host country and its position as one of the important emerging markets in the world. Students vote on where to travel each year.