For the fifth year in a row, we’re pleased to announce that x-culture will collaborate with AIB US Southeast during the 2016 Annual Conference, and will provide students the opportunity to experience working on a global team and solving a real international Business challenge. We are pleased to announce that SYKES will be our corporate partner for this years competition taking place on the Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship ‘Brilliance’ sailing out of Port of Tampa to Cozumel and return November 10-14, 2016
Participating students will work together on a global team virtually for 3-4 weeks prior to the conference. Then, students will meet in Tampa and pn the cruise ship to work together to develop a consulting report. Winning teams will win prizes and have the opportunity to earn internships or job offers.
The X-Culture project is a collaborative effort by instructors around the world who strive to enhance learning in their International Business courses by providing their students with an opportunity to gain first-hand experience in international collaboration and cross-cultural communication. The first semester, it started with a few hundred students from seven countries. In Spring of 2015, more than 4,000 students from 100 different universities participated.