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Language of Instruction: English Class Status: 2 - sophomore, 3 - junior, 4 - senior, 5 - grad student
Housing Options: Dormitory, Hostel/Hotel, Hotel Area of Study: Business, International Business, Marketing
Program Type: USA Faculty-led Minimum GPA: 2.5
Program Description:

Mitchell College of Business: International Business in Australia 

Sydney Stock Photo

Program Overview
The program is intended for students wishing to gain a deeper understanding of international business in the Asia Pacific and the management issues confronting small-medium enterprises (SMEs) abd multi-national enterprises (MNEs) in the Asia Pacific Region. The program will bring together multiple international business schools to work collaboratively to enable a richer experience for students and faculty.The course includes lectures, guest presentations, case discussions and tutorials, and group projects. 

Facts About Sydney
  • Population: 4.9 million people, being the most populous city in Australia 
  • Capital city of New South Wales (there are 6 states and 2 territories)
  • 48% of the top 500 companies in Australia house their head office in Sydney
  • 67% of the regional headquarters of multinational corporations are also located here
  • Sydney is currently ranked at #11 on Global Economic Power Index
  • Main industries of Sydney include: finance, manufacturing and tourism
Accommodations and Meals:
Accommodations for the entirety of the trip are provided in the cost of the program. Also included are daily breakfasts, 5 lunches, and a welcome dinner.
 
Courses:
Students will register for the following class for three (3) credit hours:
MKT 490/590 (3 hours): Special Topics: Marketing in Asia Pacific 

Students not currently enrolled at USA must make application to the University of South Alabama prior to enrolling in this program. This course is part of the USA spring schedule of courses.
 
Program Costs:
The cost of the MCOB International Business in Asia Pacific Winter 2018 study abroad program is $3,899 plus international flight. Currently, the international airfare is $2,700 per round trip ticket. USA Study Abroad scholarships are available to all USA student participants who submit an application and meet minimum program requirements. USA students who apply and commit to the program before July 9th will receive a $500 award from the Office of International Education if they meet program requirements and complete a USA Study Abroad Scholarship application in Jagspot.  THIS IS THE OIE STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP THROUGH JAGSPOT.
 
Program cost includes all accommodations, daily breakfasts, 5 lunches, ground transportation and airport transfers, Wi-Fi at accommodations and in classroom/meeting spaces, all program related visits, international program fees, and international health insurance and international emergency assistance. Approved financial aid may be applied to the cost of the trip. The total program cost with airfare is $6,599. The program cost is subject to change based on enrollment and international airfare. 
 
All meals, other than breakfasts and specified lunches, are at the participant’s own expense. Participants should budget additional funds for supplies or personal expenses such as souvenirs or independent travel, based upon individual spending habits.
 
Costs are based on anticipated exchange rates and enrollment and are subject to change. Program items may be changed in lieu of a price increase. Price may vary for graduate students.
 
Payment Schedule and Deadlines:
Space is limited. Program deposit of $350.00 is due at the time of application and no later than September 20, 2018.  Final payment deadline is October 13, 2018. Applicants can reserve a spot in the program by hitting the "Apply Now" button and completing the on-line program application. Once accepted, applicants can confirm their place in the program by paying the program deposit of $350. The deposit is applied toward the cost of the program, $300 of which fully refundable if participant withdraws before the priority application deadline of September 20, 2018.
 
Financial aid may be applied to this course. If interested in applying for financial aid, please contact a financial aid officer at your earliest convenience to request an award for spring 2018. This course is part of the USA spring schedule of courses.
 
Refund Policy: Program fees are refundable only in the event of cancellation of the program and are based on recoverable expenses. All payments should be considered non-refundable and any requests for consideration of refunds based on extenuating circumstances (medical, etc…) must be made in writing and will be considered on a case by case basis.
 
For additional information, please contact:
Dr. Alvin Williams
Mitchell College of Business
251-461-1792
awilliams@southalabama.edu

GAV pic 2 for Asia Pacific

 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Interim 2018 10/02/2018 ** Rolling Admission 12/28/2018 01/06/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.