Study Abroad Programs: MGMT
Travel to Central America and complete your capstone strategic management course. Students will engage in strategic management coursework while also traveling to Costa Rica and Panama. While abroad, students will enjoy visits to the POAS VOLCANO, EMBERA QUERA INDIGENOUS VILLAGE, PANAMA CANAL and several local company headquarters where you will analyze the cultural, ethical, and international differences of business and management. This program includes breakfast each morning, many lunches and dinners, sightseeing tours, lodging and transportation including flight from San Jose to Panama City on January 8. Students will need to provide flight to Costa Rica and from Panama.
Experience real Mexico this winter! The 2016-2017 winter break in Mexico Program provides an exciting introduction to the culture, history, business climate, and beauty of central Mexico. The course will begin with a couple of on-campus meetings in December, readings and video lectures. The group will meet in Mexico City for two days of historical and cultural immersion including visits to the Teotihuacán Pyramids, Castle of Chapultepec, the National Museum of Anthropology, Metropolitan Cathedral National Palace, the U.S. Embassy, etc. The group then will travel to Puebla, one of Mexico’s oldest Spanish cities. Over the next five days, there will be visits to the VW automobile factory, brewery, and industrial parks. Additionally, campus tour and guest lectures will be provided at UPAEP University. Cultural highlights in Puebla will include the Zocalo and Puebla Downtown, Pyramid of Cholula, and a migrant village. Students will also experience colonial Mexican foods, festivals, and markets.
Spend your spring break in Spain enjoying fresh tapas on the beautiful streets of Madrid and Seville! This week-long program allows students to fully immerse themselves into the Spanish culture while learning about the country’s foreign business practices. While abroad you will stay in Spain’s capital city and visit the historic city of Seville, Spain’s most atmospheric city. You will visit with prominent global companies and meet with foreign business professionals as well as tour the famous Prado museum, attend a Flamenco show, and other cultural sights and activities.
MGMT 4650: Business of Entertainment
MGMT 5500: Business of Entertainment
Learn about the nature of GLOBAL BUSINESS while enjoying a MEDITERRANEAN SUMMER in Greece! This program introduces you to international management and examines the roles of politics, economics, religion, ethics, and culture play. The trip includes visits to the U.S. Embassy, the House of Parliament, the Acropolis, Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon, and a FERRY TRIP to the ISLANDS OF HYDRA AND MYKONOS. Information will be presented through lectures, team projects, and visits to leading European companies. Special topics of discussion include the current economic crisis and the growing importance of environmental concerns.
Explore amazing BARCELONA and learn about the EUROPEAN UNION. Spain benefited greatly from being a member of the EU, leaping ahead in banking, retail, tourism, real-estate and manufacturing. With the current global economic crisis, however, Spain is experiencing challenging problems. Class time will be in the morning, professional visits in the afternoon, with free time over the weekend and evenings.
This program combines 6 hours of credit coursework with sightseeing, company visits, and tours. The program is held at the respected REGENTS UNIVERSITY, located within Regents Park in NORTH CENTRAL LONDON. Facilities on campus at Regents include dorm style sleeping rooms, food services, classrooms, computer lab, library, laundry and lounge area. Coursework is supplemented by visits such as ISN, CAMBRIDGE, OXFORD, PHILLIPS66, BMW/ MINI COOPER FACTORY, AND MORE! Weekends in London are considered “free weekends” where students will have the opportunity to travel on their own or do additional sight-seeing. Other sightseeing opportunities in London are: BUCKINGHAM PALACE, the NATIONAL GALLERY, the LONDON EYE and the TOWER OF LONDON.