Mission Statement The Global Business & Finance Institute’s mission is to enhance the reputation, visibility, and global standing of the Cotsakos College of Business. It is committed to creating and disseminating global business knowledge and promoting its practical application, by using state of the art technology. The institute builds a solid bridge between academia, policy makers, and business practitioners to provide learning opportunities for domestic and international students as well as practitioners in the field. Preamble The institute pursues its mission (as described above) by guiding resources and activities both internally across all disciplines and areas within the Cotsakos College of Business, as well as externally from industry experts and professionals within key sectors in the state of New Jersey. The institute focuses on any disciplinary area as well as inter-disciplinary activities, to complement for-credit academic curriculum of the Cotsakos College of Business.