Squads Abroad is a 501c3 non-profit organization under our parent company Global Brigades, a Platinum Level Guidestar member for Financial Transparency. Since 2004, our organization has collectively mobilized more than 70,000 international volunteers to help resolve global health and economic disparities around the world.

TeleSquads is the world’s first virtual experiential-learning and volunteer program for high school student groups on an international level.   

Each Global Business TeleSquad is designed for aspiring business students to build business knowledge through skill-based virtual programs that deliver small business consultation to “clients” from our partner communities. 

TeleSquads are structured as up to 14 professionally guided online sessions over the course of 2-12 weeks customized to meet your schedule and curricular objectives.

Check out how students make an impact in this Global Business TeleSquad deliverable presentation video.

 

Current Programs

Entrepreneurship- SWOT Analysis for Rural Microenterprises in Panama

For aspiring business students to engage in a sequence of international business experiences and apply the SWOT Analysis Framework for a rural microenterprise in Panama.

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Marketing- Marketing Plans for Refugee-Owned Microenterprises in Greece

For aspiring business students to learn and apply general marketing strategies and create marketing plans for refugee-owned microenterprises in Athens, Greece.

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Marketing- Marketing Plans for Rural Microenterprises in Panama

For aspiring business students to learn and apply general marketing strategies and create marketing plans for microenterprises in rural Panama.

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Accounting & Finance- Financial Statements for Rural Microenterprises in Panama

Learn and apply concepts of accounting and bookkeeping in the context of small businesses in rural Central America.

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Entrepreneurship- Business Plans to Support Migrants & Refugees in Greece

For aspiring business students to engage in a sequence of international business experiences to develop a business plan for a refugee-owned microenterprise in Athens, Greece

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Entrepreneurship- Business Planning for Rural Microenterprises in Panama

For aspiring business students to engage in a sequence of international business experiences to develop a business plan for a rural microenterprise in Panama.

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Make an impact abroad, right from home

Business TeleSquad Itinerary

 

  • 9-15 SESSIONS ADAPTED TO MEET YOUR CLASS SCHEDULE
  • 15 HOURS OF GUIDED ONLINE INSTRUCTION LED BY OUR FACILITATORS
  • 8 SELF-PACED ACTIVITIES  FOR ADDITIONAL INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP INSTRUCTION
  • 20 + HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE CREDIT WITH CERTIFICATES OF ACHIEVEMENT

 

 

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Ready to start planning?

View Our Information Session

Our experts recently hosted an information session for classroom leaders to learn more about how easy it is to keep students engaged virtually with Global Business TeleSquads. View the recording where they walk through the itinerary and explain how each session can create meaningful learning outcomes for aspiring business leaders. 

Our Panel

Erik Werner

President

Squads Abroad

Juan David Villegas 

Juan David Villegas

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Anibal Cardenas

Anibal Cardenas

Strategic Development Director

Panama

 

 

Will your school join the movement?

Squads Abroad is a 501c3 non-profit organization under our parent company Global Brigades, a Platinum Level Guidestar member for Financial Transparency. Since 2004, our organization has collectively mobilized more than 70,000 international volunteers to help resolve global health and economic disparities around the world.
Squads are passionate groups of volunteers who mobilize abroad to create positive change. Each Squad type has a skill-based focus area that support the education, health and economic development objectives of community partners. Faculty choose their dates, duration (typically 1-2 weeks), and their site location from one of our six program countries.