University of Iowa

Study Abroad Virtual Information Session: Business & Culture in China

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 10:00am

Learn about an amazing opportunity to kick off your summer with a two-week, faculty-led session exploring China and gaining experience in international business.



Join a virtual information session to learn more: https://meet.uiowa.edu/joelle-brown/MR2G2NQ0



Led by UI professor Bob Walker, students will explore the business and cultural environment of China during the May session. Through lectures, readings, case studies, company visits, and immersion in cultural experiences, students will develop greater awareness of Chinese history, politics, business, economics, and culture. Topics may include: Chinese business culture and relationships, local companies going global, business strategies of multinational companies in the Chinese market, US-China trade relations, entrepreneurship, the Chinese consumer, sustainability, and social responsibility.



Program dates: May 17 - 30, 2020



Application deadline: January 24, 2020



Contacts: Monicia Ernberger , study abroad program coordinator, monica-ernberger@uiowa.edu



Eligibility

To have the best possible experience, you must meet the following requirements:



  •     GPA: 2.75 UI and cumulative

  •     Minimum 30 s.h. completed prior to the program (May 2020)

  •     Academic Prerequisites: ECON:1100, ECON:1200, or approval of program director

  •     Preference given to sophomores and juniors

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Monica Ernberger in advance at 319-335-0353 or monica-ernberger@uiowa.edu.