MBA Global Study Course - Czech Republic & Austria

This MBA course is designed to allow students to experience the business environment abroad in Eastern Europe 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 on a theme they choose.

Dates of Trip: August 14-23, 2015


Lead Professor: Dr. David Hyland

Credit Hours: 3 Credit Hours

Elective: General Business or Finance 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 Friday, January 23, 2015

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 10 days of country business visits/ cultural exploration

  • Post-Trip Assignment: Group Project/ Business Plan

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

Tentative Company Visits

Sample Syllabus: Click here to download

Sample Itinerary: Click here to download

Registration Information