Study Abroad

Solve a real problem in an emerging market and add it to your resume with AGILE—Accelerating Global Immersion Leadership Education.

With Kelley Direct’s innovative AGILE curriculum you can gain real-world international business experience while pursuing your online degree. Through our tiered approach, you can choose from a variety of immersive global consulting experiences that combine online and in-country experiences to fit your schedule.

Take on a high-stakes problem

Take on a high-stakes problem faced by your client—a real business in an emerging economy. As part of a competitively selected student team dealing with an unfamiliar locale and culture, this experience will accelerate development of your global executive leadership skills as you quickly adapt your business knowledge and make decisions to deliver solutions to complex challenges.

Student-led team deployments build skills in:

  • Innovative thinking and entrepreneurship
  • Consulting
  • Project management
  • Cultural and emotional intelligence
  • Data collection, market, and operations research

We offer an elective AGILE course each quarter, often in partnership with other top business schools around the world. Current experiences take students to global hubs of emerging economic opportunity:

  • Gaborone, Botswana
  • Sao Paolo, Brazil
  • Beijing, China
  • New Delhi, India
  • Myanmar
  • Johannesburg, South Africa

Once you are accepted to Kelley Direct, work with your advisor to incorporate this life-changing opportunity into your plan of study.

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