Mission

Today's business executives cannot treat the global market as a luxury item; the global market is more crucial to business success than ever before. The Whitmore Global Management Center provides the global education and training necessary for Marriott School undergraduate and graduate students to take on the global market. The Whitmore Global Management Center is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as one of the nation's 17 Centers for International Business Education and Research. As a CIBER, the Whitmore Global Management Center works to increase and promote the nation's capacity for international understanding and economic enterprise.

Since 2002 the Whitmore Global Management Center has made strides in global business research, education, and outreach. The center works toward internationalizing the Marriott School. This is accomplished by providing resources, training, and professional development for three inter-dependent groups: the students, faculty, and business community.

The Whitmore Global Management Center provides the following resources:

  • Programs to internationalize domestic students 
  • Faculty development programs and exchanges
  • Financial support for original research
  • Innovative global business curriculum design
  • Outreach to the business community

About CIBER

The Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBERs) were created under the Omnibus Trade and Competitive Act of 1988 to increase and promote the nation's capacity for international understanding and economic enterprise. Administered by the U.S. Department of Education under Title VI, Part B of the Higher Education Act of 1965, the CIBER program links the manpower and information needs of U.S. business with the international education, language training, and research capacities of universities across the U.S.

Locations of CIBER designated universities.