Teachers: Join our movement!
Lead your students in real-world global microenterprise consulting projects
Global Business Squads
With the facilitation of our in-country professional teams, aspiring business students build business skills through consultations and workshops with rural microenterprises.
GET INVOLVED virtually and abroad
virtual experiential learning
Global Business TeleSquads directly propels students into an international consulting setting right from their classroom. The program creates an engaging virtual experiential learning environment leveraging to build cultural competency and gain real-world international consulting practice with a tangible impact on the lives of aspiring entrepreneurs abroad.
in-country volunteer abroad
Students work alongside mentors and our on-the-ground teams to provide probono consulting to microenterprises in under-resourced community partners. Students work to create business deliverables using our frameworks, present their findings to the entrepreneurs, and help capitalize new ideas to foster financial growth.
Each Global Business Squad Includes
Each Squad selects their client(s) such as artisans, farmers, and community banks from our waitlist.
Improving Access to Capital
Students advocate for clients and strengthen their borrower profile to access loans from community banks.
Financial Literacy Training
Students learn and deliver financial literacy workshops to help foster a culture of savings and responsible lending within the community.
Program expenses include support with start-up costs or investments for the clients.
BUSINESS SQUADS PROVIDE STUDENTS:
A local coordinator and translators to support the entire program.
Customizable consulting deliverable templates for client presentations.
A professional mentor and lectures from local economic development experts.
Cross-cultural competency training to improve client interaction.
Local language instruction with business terminology.
Enriching and interactive cultural activities to foster relationships.