Founded in 2010, the Institute for International Business (IIB) is the Kelley School’s focal point for international outreach. Our mission is to transform lives, organizations, and communities by creating and nurturing partnerships that build business and entrepreneurial knowledge in emerging and developing markets.
Advancement and Development Through Entrepreneurship Programs and Training
A three-year Global Development Alliance in Myanmar with $1 million of USAID support, ADEPT builds MBA faculty capacity and curricula at the Yangon University of Economics (YEco) and, with Hewlett Packard and Gap Inc., creates training centers for developing entrepreneurship, business, and life skills.
Student Entrepreneurship Program Participants
Pedagogical and Entrepreneurship Seminar Participants
Women's LIfe-Skills Training Participants
HP Life Training Centers Established
Building Entrepreneurship Excellence and Developing Economic Enterprises
BEEADEE is a three-year, $1.5 million project funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative. Its Bethlehem Business Incubator program (BBI) aims to foster sustainable growth by enhancing the West Bank’s entrepreneurial environment, especially in women and youth ages 15-29.
Youth/Women at all BEEADEE Public Events
Bethlehem Business Incubator
Training Event Attendees
Startup Companies Incubated
Collaboration with Bethlehem University
Faculty Participants at Training Workshop
Entrepreneurship Courses Created
Center for International Business Education and Research
Part of IU’s legacy of international engagement since 1992, CIBER transforms international awareness to engagement and global competence through education, collaborative and mentorship relationships, and experiential learning. Business is Global (BIG), CIBER’s flagship program, is a two-week intensive experience for high-school students from the United States interested in exploring business, language, and culture.
CIBER is funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
Funded CIBER of 15 National Centers in the U.S.
Students Received Overseas Experience Since 2014
Business Is Global
Program Alumni Matriculated at IU
Global Business Institute
Through GBI, college students from participating countries in the Middle East, North Africa, and Near Asia experience entrepreneurship and business in an American context. Through a one-month curriculum that includes panels and company visits, students gain an understanding of American business practices and pedagogy and discover a wide variety of entrepreneurial venture opportunities. GBI partners with the Coca-Cola Company and the U.S. Department of State.
Participants Since 2012
Countries Represented from Middle East/North Africa
Participants Have Started Businesses, Creating More Than 770 Jobs
GBI Alumni Received Scholarships for Further Study
of Program Alumni Engaged in Entrepreneurial Activities
Employment Within 3 Months of Graduation