While it earned the national resource designation in 2010, Georgia State University and the Institute of International Business at the Robinson College of Business have been serving the academic and business communities with international business expertise since the 1970s.
Building on rich traditions of curriculum and faculty internationalization, strong ties to the corporate community and exemplary programs such as the Master of International Business, Georgia State University CIBER will remain in the forefront of international business education, research and business outreach.
GSU-CIBER Team is composed of diverse, talented, dedicated, and globally oriented individuals that build a globally competitive and exemplary program.
Georgia State University recognizes the critical importance for the United States to sustain its leadership as a globally competitive economy. CIBER’s mission is to fully deploy its rich assets of faculty talent, programs and educational offerings, as well as its vast network of regional, national and international partnerships to serve its various stakeholder groups.
CIBER at Georgia State University pursues the following objectives:
- Serve as a national resource for the teaching of business and international context
- Provide instruction and training in critical foreign languages and international fields
- Conduct research and training to enhance the preparedness of U.S. businesses to compete with their foreign counterparts
- Strengthen knowledge, skills and preparedness of regional businesses to successfully conduct international business
- Reach out to faculty and students of two-year, four-year and historically black colleges in the Southeastern U.S. region, with innovative international business education and faculty development programs
The GSU-CIBER Advisory Council incorporates a highly distinguished group of faculty, administrators, business leaders, representatives from regional higher education institutions and an appointee of current Georgia Governor Brian Kemp. Council members meet semi annually to help formulate the strategic thrusts, project objectives and activities of the center. Members are instrumental in defining the areas of need and how GSU-CIBER could respond to meet these needs.