abu dhabi

A group of senior officials and executives from Abu Dhabi are in town to learn from Korea’s past in fostering rapid industrial growth. Their visit is the second of its kind as part of the Abu Dhabi Senior Officials Learning Journey to Korea program. The first group of officials visited last month.

I had the great fortune to be in Abu Dhabi two weeks ago leading a group of MBA students from USF as part of their Global Immersions study abroad program. Most of the students are executives pursuing their MBA part-time and this was for many their first visit to the region.

American colleges have long had branch campuses and international programs in which students spend a semester or two abroad. John Sexton, N.Y.U.’s president, is about to open the doors on a more ambitious project.