Global Management Center (GMC)

The purposes of the Global Management Center are

  • To support the strategic international initiative of the university in preparing our graduates for success in the global business environment, through providing a distinctive academic curriculum with an organized perspective to the integrated study of international business, culture and communication
  • To leverage existing knowledge resources of the College of Business through
    • The active support and coordination of further global research
    • International conferences
    • Travel-for-learning grants to students
    • Improved access to relevant research databases
  • To cooperate closely with other colleges, centers and institutes within KSU, with regional business partners and employers in providing well-structured experiential learning opportunities; and with universities abroad for international study and research

Services Provided

  • Educational workshops and seminars
  • Speaker series
  • Action learning projects
  • Support for faculty research
  • Student study abroad scholarships


Michael Mayo, Ph.D., Director

Kent State University
PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
Phone: 330-672-1269

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