You’ll be awarded the official 'Working across Borders' certificate based on the quality of your team’s work.

The project

Working across Borders is a virtual international consultancy project that will take place in the Fall of 2021.  More than 400 students from all continents will be involved. Explore the challenges of doing business across the globe acting as a business consultant for Garcia, an international fashion brand.  So start by analysing the economic, political, social and cultural environment of a particular country. Next, you will explore business opportunities that can help achieve one or more UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Finally, you will come up with recommendations for the policy of the company.

What's it about?

  • Working in mixed teams with students across the globe
  • Experiencing the challenge of working with different cultures
  • Writing up a country analysis of a particular country and analysing  SDGs
  • Investigating sustainable business opportunities for Garcia in this country
  • Building an international network
8 reasons to join
  • Broaden your horizon without extra costs 
  • Work together in a diverse student group
  • Practice your foreign language skills
  • Test your knowledge on sustainability and strategy 
  • Get to adopt another country’s perspective
  • Become a sustainability advocate
  • Put your intercultural skills to good use
  • Expand your global network
How does it work?

Prepare yourself individually for international team work:

  • Explore your intercultural skills
  • Challenge yourself on sustainability issues
  • Test your readiness

Together with your online team members:

  • Attend informative webinars on the topic
  • Participate in online work sessions with your team
  • Be coached online during your project
  • Collaborate during progress meetings

Your virtual team?

  • Team up with students from different universities across the globe
  • Communicate via professional online tools 
  • Online support via a platform community and online coaching
Project partners
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan
Binus University International, Indonesia
CIS, Gestione d’Impresa, Italy
Daffodil International University, Bangladesh
DOBA Business School, Slovenia
Durham College Oshawa, Canada
Inholland University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Russia
Northwood University, United States
Communication Technology University, Ghana
University Colleges Leuven-Limburg, Belgium
Universidad del Istmo, Guatemala
University of National Business, Kazakhstan
West Ukraine National University, Ukraine

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