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Darla Moore School of Business

Folks Center for International Business

The Folks Center for International Business at the Darla Moore School of Business is a corporate/academic partnership providing strategic direction regarding the overall international activities of the school. The center, in consultation with corporate partners, also identifies initiatives and curriculum design to develop global business leaders.

The Darla Moore School of Business established the Folks Center for International Business to enhance the global positioning and capabilities of the school. The center is designed to serve as an exclusive academic/corporate partnership for providing strategic direction regarding the overall international activities of the Moore School and to better integrate the corporate world into the process of identifying initiatives and curriculum design for developing critical skills associated with successful global leadership. The center will provide cutting-edge knowledge and develop innovative programmatic initiatives to maintain and enhance the Moore School’s reputation for world-renowned excellence in global business education and research.

A strategic priority of the Folks Center is to enhance the experiential learning component of internationally focused educational programs so as to positively impact the employability of our students. Thus, with our internationally focused programs, the center will promote internship and international consulting project opportunities abroad and with multinational corporations. Correspondingly, an objective of the center is to establish and manage partnerships with internationally connected corporations, organizations and alumni throughout the United States and abroad.

Folks Center Faculty

Kendall Roth

Kendall Roth

Senior Associate Dean of International Programs and Partnerships; Chair, Sonoco Department of International Business
Executive Director, CIBER


Phone: 803-777-3604


Partner Companies

Alston & Byrd Continental Automotive World Bank Group Nikkol Group (Japan) Sonoco Products
Apple Dell
K&L Gates Pizza Hut Syngenta
Capital Markets Argentina Integration
McGuireWoods LLP Positec Tool Corp UPS International
Cisco International Finance Corporation Morgan Stanley Rock Creek Global Advisors U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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