How EMI Helps

The Johnson Cornell Emerging Markets Institute is a leader in three focus areas: Academic Thought-Leadership, MBA Global Education, and Corporate Solutions.  Whether you are an academic researcher investigating trends in emerging markets, an MBA student interested in business as well as cultural challenges, or a corporation looking to expand your firm internationally, we can help.

Academic Thought-Leadership:
  • EMI Grant Program provides vital funding resources for academic researchers within Johnson
  • Research Partnerships establishes relationships among researchers from leading institutions for joint projects
MBA Global Education:
  • EMI Fellowship competitively selects Johnson MBA students who have demonstrated a strong desire to be involved with emerging markets
  • Study Trips provide students the opportunity to visit these markets and learn about the business environments first-hand
  • Global Speaker Series invites business executives to engage with Johnson MBA students in an interactive setting, meeting with students in both large and small settings
  • EMI fields teams of students to participate in International Case Competitions, such as the Celebration Business Plan Competition (NUS), and the mai Bangkok Business Challenge (Sasin), testing their skills against the best business schools globally
Corporate Solutions:
  • Roundtables and Conferences facilitate networking opportunities for corporations that are looking to be connected with experts in emerging markets
  • Johnson Global Business Solutions teams high caliber MBA students with companies to work on real projects in emerging markets
  • Access to proprietary research through our exclusive database allows partner firms to gain market insights on current industry issues along with expert perspectives

Richard J. Coyle, MBA ’86
Executive Director of Emerging Markets Institute 
Suter/Staley Director of Global Business

Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management 
Cornell University 
Ithaca, NY 14850-4353 
Phone: 607-255-9428

Kimberley Mark, MBA '14

“During my internship in Kenya, I developed the business model to prove mobile technology as an effective and scalable platform for the delivery of health learning content. .”

Kimberley Mark, MBA '14