MBA Global Study Course - Israel
This MBA course is designed to help students:
Experience how a variety of businesses thrive in a capitalistic country in the Middle East
Apply theories and construct what is learned in MBA courses to businesses as conducted in the Middle East
Explore the relationship between significant companies both in Greater Cincinnati and Israel
Explore P&G's world renowned innovation center in Israel and Google's significant Israeli operation
As part of the course requirements, students will design a business plan for either creating a business venture in the US that could partner with an Israeli company OR create a plan for expanding the student‘s current employer‘s efforts in utilizing resources in Israel.
Dates of Trip: May 6 - May 15, 2014
Course: BUAD 688: Doing Business in Israel
Lead Professor: Dr. Mark Sena
Credit Hours: 3 Credit Hours
Elective: General Business or International Business Concentrations or a substitution for BUAD 550.
Travel Expenses: $3,850 - Includes lodging, ground transportation, airfare and some meals with scheduled business meetings/visits and cultural events.
Deposit Due: $500 deposit due with Registration to hold your class placement by January 23, 2015.
Pre-Trip Lecture: Two mandatory four hour lectures
Pre-Trip Assignment: Country overview and research
Country Immersion: 9 days in country business visits/ cultural exploration/ marketplace observation
Post-Trip Assignment: Group Project/ Business Plan
Post-Trip Meetings: One mandatory three hour meetings for final business plan presentations
Tentative Company Visits: P&G, Venture Capitalists, Microsoft, Netafim, the Technion, incubators and innovation centers.
Sample Syllabus: Click here to download
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