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International Business

Porter B. Byrum School of Business

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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.


Learn more about the Porter B. Byrum School of Business by exploring their mission, values and their strategic plan.

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Wingate's Leadership & Entrepreneurship Series

Fall 2023

Dr. Craig Richardson,

Dr. Craig Richardson

Dr. Craig Richardson, BB&T Distinguished Professor of Economics and Founding Director of The Center for the Study of Economic Mobility, Winston-Salem State University.  Dr. Richardson is committed to better understand the causes of low economic mobility and find pragmatic policy-based solutions and provide positive incentives for all stakeholders to be involved.

Sara Garces Roselli

Sara Garces Roselli

Sara Garces Roselli, Co-Founder and Foundation President, Rev Tech Labs.  She is a solutions-focused entrepreneur working with early stage, post MVP, pre-Series A Fintech and Insurtech startups to maximize probability for success.  Sara Garces has been at the forefront of Charlotte’s burgeoning entrepreneurial ecosystem and venture capital scene since 2011 helping put the Queen City of the map for VC funding.

Renee Breazeale

Renee Breazeale

Renee Breazeale, Servant CEO and owner of Victory In Time.  She was the founder, Vice President and later CEO, Victory Bolt & Specialty.  She sold the company in 2019 and started her ministry being a circle of influence for elevating business leaders to their highest purpose, potential, and impact.

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.

Shoes Collected

21,507 lbs.
not in landfills

value donated


Dr. Sergio Castello
(704) 233-8638