MBA Global Study Course - Colombia

This MBA course is designed to allow students to experience the business environment abroad in South America as well as expose them to the rapidly changing global economy. A key focus of the course is for students to develop an understanding and awareness about the many opportunities and challenges faced by businesses abroad. As part of the course requirements, students are expected to apply the theoretical frameworks learned throughout the MBA program and complete a business project.

Dates of Trip: January 2-9, 2015

Course: BUAD 684: Doing Business in South America: Colombia

Lead Professor: Dr. Thomas Hayes

Credit Hours: 3 Credit Hours

Elective: General Business or International Business Concentrations or BUAD 550 requirement
Travel Expenses: $4,000 - Includes airfare, lodging, ground transportation and meals with scheduled International Study events  

Deposit Due: $500 deposit due with Registration to hold your class placement by Monday, September 29, 2014

Course Components

  • Pre-Trip Lecture: Two mandatory four hour lectures

  • Pre-Trip Assignment: Conduct research on the chosen theme and the companies to visit

  • Country Immersion: fully participate in 8 days of country business visits/ cultural exploration

  • Post-Trip Assignment: Group Project/ Business Report

  • Post-Trip Meetings: One mandatory four hour meeting for group project presentation

Tentative Company Visits

Sample Syllabus: Click here to download

Sample Itinerary: Click here to download

Registration Information