Mission, Goals, & Outcomes

Center for International Business Education and Research

Duke University's
Fuqua School of Business
Box 90210
Durham, NC 27708-0120 USA

Tel +1.919.660.7654
Fax +1.919.660.7769

Email: ciber@fuqua.duke.edu

Fedex only address:
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708-0104


Our mission is to help advance international business research, international business education, and increase the global competitiveness of the business community.


  • Lead cutting edge research on international business issues
  • Develop programs and methods to promote global education and awareness
  • Engage in outreach activities with the business and education communities to promote global competitiveness
  • Serve as a model and national resource for business schools, businesses, and the community nationally


  • Open source community for sharing knowledge and best practices
  • Opportunities for faculty and doctoral development in IB
  • Research about new emerging offshoring trends that enabled corporate transformational strategies
  • Framework for companies to benchmark offshoring practices
  • New validated cross-cultural communications assessment instrument and research methodologies available for public use
  • Case studies from research projects 
  • Partnerships with leading universities, businesses, and NGOs 
  • Development of new courses  in international business and language topics
  • Incorporating languages as part of Fuqua curriculum
  • Interdisciplinary and collaborative programs that explore  international issues
  • Executive training programs for the business community 
  • Resources for historically black colleges and universities to use in the internationalization of their curriculum
  • National resource for K-12 programs 
  • Promotion of American competitiveness through research, programs, and outreach activities
  • Dissemination of research findings to the public