Global KEY Certificate Program

The KEY Global Competence Certificate is a hands-on approach to acquiring cross-cultural skills during your time at KU Business. Start the journey by attending the Global Key Symposium. As a benefit of the Global KEY Certificate Program, gain access to additional study abroad scholarships.  With the Capstone in Global Collaboration, showcase the skills and competencies you gained during your study abroad by completing a project based on your interests & experience.

KEY Symposium

KEY to a Global Mindset. Attend the Global KEY Symposium to get a head start on your path to global competence. During this half day event, you will have access to EY professionals and KU Business upperclassmen with international experience, as well as campus partners who provide information on maximizing your international access throughout the KU community.

Global Experience & Education

International Experience Requirement. Complete a semester program or a 6-8 week long summer program that is approved by CGBS.

Academic Requirement. Complete 2 approved courses with a ‘B’ or better:

  • Choice of courses from IDR list
  • Submit a global-focused course that interests you, or one that you find abroad, for approval

Co-Curricular Requirement. Complete two of multiple options, including activities such as attending the KEY International Business Conference or participating as a mentor in a future KEY Symposium.

Capstone in Global Collaboration

KEY Global Collaboration Activity. Work with the KU School of Business Center for Global Business Studies to design an experience that demonstrates global collaboration through documentation of leadership and impact in an approved global/international project.

Register for the Global KEY Certificate Program.

Questions? Contact Nichole Valliere, Program Coordinator, KU Center for Global Business Studies, nmvalliere@ku.edu, (785) 864-3125.


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