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Business and International Education Projects

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Administered by:

US Federal Government Agency (see all agencies)
Department of Education , Office of Postsecondary Education
CFDA #: 84.153

Examples of funded projects...

Projects to improve the teaching of international business and support linkages between institutions of higher education and the business community engaged in international commerce. Howard Community College's International Business and Education Center developed a one-stop shopping International Trade Assistance Center (ITAC) which promotes economic development in Howard County and the State of Maryland with Title VI funding. ITAC provides services to businesses in all phases of exporting. Furthermore, ITAC has partnered with several public entities, including Maryland's International Division, World Trade Center Institute and Howard County's Economic Development Authority and others. These partnerships enable ITAC to serve businesses and promote their capacity to sell its goods and services outside the United States. Moreover, the International Business and Educational Center (IBEC) has launched major initiatives to internationalize both credit and non-credit courses at Howard Community College. These initiatives include international faculty exchanges. The first-hand experience enables faculty to enrich both the curriculum and the student awareness of international business issues. Purdue University's School of Agriculture trained twenty undergraduate students in agribusiness, Russian language and area studies. The students studied Russian language, area studies, agriculture and business practices in both Indiana and Novgorod, Russia. Each student collected and compiled market research for Indiana businesses and were involved in several trade workshops in Indiana to increase the capacity of Indiana agribusiness to conduct trade activities in Russia.

About this section

This section indicates the different types of projects which have been funded in the past. Only projects funded under Project Grants or Direct Payments for Specified Use should be listed here. The examples give potential applicants an idea of the types of projects that may be accepted for funding. The agency should list at least five examples of the most recently funded projects.