LAS WorkplaceFundamentals of the Latin American Workplace

LAS 6905
SECTION 5505, CLASS # 26670

1-credit course online, asynchronous

Explore the characteristics of the Latin American work environment and prepare for a career working with or in the region, our close neighbor. This course features synchronous discussions with UF alumni who will share their experiences working in or with Latin America at different career stages and in a variety of professional fields such as business, government, non-profits, healthcare, and STEM fields. Course topics include developing leadership skills, building a global professional profile, navigating organizational culture, and learning about the growing Latino community in the U.S. workplace.

ProfessorMary Risner Small
Dr. Mary Risner
Associate Director, Outreach and Business Programs
Center for Latin American Studies
Email: mrisner@latam.ufl.edu 
Phone: 352-273-4723

Research Interests
Marketing, retailing, intercultural competence, digital literacy, Languages for Specific Purposes (LSP), experiential learning, globally networked learning environments

Geographic Expertise
Brazil, Mexico