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Business in China

This wonderful opportunity to study business in China can give students the chance to experience first-hand the culture and business practices of the world’s largest workforce. The trip starts in China’s capital city of Beijing with visits to historical sites like the Forbidden City and the Great Wall, as well as lectures from China’s international businesses. Students will also experience travel by high speed train from Beijing, in the north, to Shanghai, in the south, to obtain further academic and cultural experiences.

Program Cost

$4,250 (does not include tuition)

Audience

DeVry University and Keller Graduate School of Management students

Session

September 2016

Courses

Undergraduate: Introduction to International Business, BUSN369SA
Graduate: Global Perspectives for International Business, INTL500SA

Application


Study Abroad Application –  Undergraduate Students

Study Abroad Application – Graduate Students

Dates

Application Deadline

Friday, May 23, 2016

Depart U.S.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Arrive Host Destination

Monday, September 19, 2016

Depart Host Destination

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Program Information

Course Descriptions

Undergraduate - BUSN369SA Introduction to International Business (4 credits) This course introduces key concepts defining today's competitive global environment; various cultural, political, economic, and legal systems and their impact on international business. In addition, students will examine a variety of current international business issues and trends, international monetary systems, international trade policies and institutions, and regional economic integration.
Prerequisite: BUSN115

Graduate - INTL500SA Global Perspectives for International Business (3 credits) This overview course presents international strategy, operations, supply chain management, marketing, and finance concepts required for global commerce. Using regional case studies and best-practice examples from familiar multinational corporations, students will gain the management perspective required to understand the unique role of culture, politics, and economics in the execution of multinational business strategy. No prerequisite

What’s Included in the Study Abroad Program Fee

Excursions and Visits:
• All cultural excursions, company and institution visits, day trips, entrance fees and overnight excursions as described in the itinerary

Accommodations:
• Ten nights' lodging in Beijing and Shanghai; rooms are double occupancy and have private baths

Meals:
• Breakfast daily
• Welcome dinner
• Farewell dinner

Transportation:
• Roundtrip airfare; students departing from outside the continental United States may incur additional costs
• Public transportation passes while abroad
• Ground transportation for certain excursions via private coach

Visa:
• Visa processing for U.S. passport holders’ entry into China *
*Non U.S. passport holders’ entry may incur additional costs

Onsite Coordinator:
• During all planned activities and excursions while abroad

International Travel Insurance:
• Includes medical coverage, repatriation, lost luggage and third-party liability

What's Not Included in the Study Abroad Program Fee:
• Applicable tuition for course(s)
• Passport or other visa expenses
• Additional meals
• Personal and miscellaneous expenses
• Optional trip cancellation insurance fee
• Single room accommodations available for an additional fee

Itinerary (subject to change)

Day 1
• Flight to Beijing, China

Day 2
• Arrival at Beijing
• Transfer from airport to Beijing hotel
• Orientation at hotel
• Free time for remainder of day and evening

Day 3
• Breakfast at the hotel
• Cultural visit to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City, tour of Hutong, and Silk Market
• Welcome dinner

Day 4
• Breakfast at the hotel
• Morning visit Beijing business for tour and presentation
• Afternoon visit Beijing business for tour and presentation

Day 5
• Breakfast at the hotel
• Morning guided tour of Great Wall
• Afternoon guided tour of the Olympic Village

Day 6
• Breakfast at the hotel
• Morning business visit
• Guided tour of the Summer Palace in the afternoon

Day 7
• Breakfast at the hotel
• Transfer to train station
• Beijing to Shanghai via high speed train
• Lunch on your own
• Transfer from train station to Shanghai hotel

Day 8
• Breakfast at the hotel
• Guided city tour of Shanghai, the Bund and Jade Buddha Temple, Zhujiajiao Water Town
• Tickets to an Acrobatics Show

Day 9
• Breakfast at the hotel
• Visit to local university

Day 10
• Breakfast at the hotel
• Morning business visit
• Afternoon business visit
• Free evening in Pudong to explore the district

Day 11
• Breakfast at the hotel
• Free day to explore Shanghai
• Farewell dinner

Day 12
• Breakfast at the hotel
• Transfer to airport
• Return flight