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Mayor's Office Honors USC Marshall's IBEAR Program
International Business Education and Research MBA program Commended on 30th YearInternational Business Education and Research MBA program Commended on 30th Year
September 9, 2008 • by News at Marshall

USC Marshall's International Business Education and Research (IBEAR) MBA program received a certificate of commendation from the office of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa in honor of its 30th year this August.

Dario J. Gomez, an IBEAR alum and director of the Office of International Trade for the City of Los Angeles, presented the commendation on behalf of the mayor’s office at a luncheon for alumni and the members of the class of 2009 on August 19.

The IBEAR MBA is an accelerated one-year international MBA for mid-career managers. One of six MBA options at USC Marshall, IBEAR is focused on international business with 19 internationalized core courses and business electives. The program has more than 1,500 alumni hailing from 50 countries. IBEAR’s 31st class, which graduates in 2009 consists of 55 participants from 11 countries.

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