Mitchell College of Business: International Business in Asia Pacific
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.
Arrive Sydney: Sunday 10th December 2017
Class begins: Monday 11th -Friday December 15th 2017
- Luncheon keynote speeches
- Company visits and guest presentations
- Tutorial sessions
Weekend free to explore: Saturday 16th-Sunday 17th December 2017
Class continues: Monday 18th-Wednesday 20th December 2017
- Case discussions
- Group project
- Final exam
Depart Sydney: Thursday 21st December 2017
Facts About Sydney
Accommodations and Meals:
- 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 for the entirety of the trip are provided in the cost of the program. Also included are daily breakfasts (11 breakfasts) and weekday lunches (9 lunches).
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 fall schedule of courses.
The cost of the MCOB International Business in Asia Pacific Fall 2017 study abroad program is $4,799. USA Study Abroad scholarships are available to all student participants who submit an application and meet minimum program requirements.Student who apply and commit to the program before July 9th will receive a $500 ward from the Office of International Education if they meet program requirements and complete a USA Study Abroad Scholarship application in Jagspot.
Program cost includes international airfare from the U.S. to Sydney, Australia; eleven nights of accommodations; daily breakfasts; lunch on weekdays; 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. Tuition for three (3) credit hours will be billed separately upon registration for the fall course. Approved financial aid may be applied to the cost of the trip.
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 1st. Final payment deadline is October 13, 2017. 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
August 18, 2017.
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 fall 2017. This course is part of the USA fall 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