Porter B. Byrum School of Business
An international business career enables you to travel around the world, interact with high-level clients, and shape organizational outcomes. It’s a career that cuts through complex intercultural issues—helping you make a lasting impact on global organizations all while positioning yourself for professional advancement.
With a growing world economy, many corporations have offices overseas and are looking for international business employees, such as management and financial analysts, marketing managers, HR professionals, and executives.
These companies include, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, BMW, Daimler, Nike, Chanel, Bank of America, UPS, IKEA, Wells Fargo, Netflix, and many others.
You will be well-positioned for a multitude of careers by being able to appreciate the dynamics of how to work cross-culturally. By studying for a career in international business, you are preparing yourself for the world of the future.
The Porter B. Byrum School of Business is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is the leading accreditation association for business education for institutions with a focus on teaching excellence. ACBSP accreditation assures students of a commitment to overall quality, academic rigor and continuous improvement in business education.
Learn more about the Porter B. Byrum School of Business by exploring their mission, values and their strategic plan.
Wingate's Leadership & Entrepreneurship Series
Michelle Tunno Buelow
Founder and CEO of Bella Tunno, a personality-filled baby and parent accessory brand launched in 2005. She has been honored on Inc. Magazine’s Female Founder 100 list for using her products’ sales to feed hungry children. Her company is passion fueled, mission driven, woman owned, product focused, sustainable material and safety tested.
Founder, President, and CEO of SellEthics Marketing Group, the largest regional food sales and analytics agency in the Southeast. The mission of the company is to deliver results with ethical solutions and the purpose is to glorify God by operating the business based on Christian principles creating an environment where associates, customers, and suppliers are respected and appreciated.
US Area Vice President of Sales of Baxter International. Everything the company does converges at the critical intersection where products that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare professionals and caregivers who make it all happen. Mr. Dimeo has had exceptional leadership achievement in sales, training, R&D, M&A, and GPO functions.
The Porter B. Byrum School of Business has been an active partner with Soles4Souls since 2017. Students in the BUS 105: Business, Society and Sustainability course manage the shoe drives on Wingate's campus. Students measure their impact based on how many shoes have been collected, number of pounds not sent to a landfill and the value of shoes donated.
not in landfills
Dr. Sergio Castello