UCM’s School of Business Administration has a unique opportunity called the Integrative Business Experience; we call it “IBE”. BSBA majors may take IBE during the junior year. During this 12-hour block of 4 courses, you and your team will start a one-semester business, complete a project for a non-profit organization chosen by your team and donate your profits to the non-profit. IBE is a great way to experience first-hand the interconnectedness of the various business functions.
Since its inception in 2004, more than 1600 students in 74 IBE student companies have:
IBE is a 12-credit block of courses typically taken 1st semester junior year. During the IBE course block, students:
The students are motivated for business success by the community service component in IBR
IBE is required for many BSBA majors including Management, Entrepreneurship & Social Enterprise, and Events Marketing & Management. Other business majors may also choose to take the IBE block.