Study business in China without having to speak Mandarin. Are you interested in learning about the culture, language, and history of China? Want to learn more about doing business in China? This is the program for you!
Spend 4 weeks in Shanghai studying international business and Chinese language and culture. Although you will be taking classes at Shanghai International Studies University, you will also get hands-on experience outside of the classroom by visiting local businesses related to your studies.
Experience Shanghai - Shanghai is the commercial and financial center of mainland China and has been the cultural and econmic center of East Asia for half a century.
Immerse yourself - Learn Chinese culture through language and culture classes and participate in various excursions to important historic sites in Shanghai and throughout the region.
Learn business practices - Get real hands-on experience through first-hand visits to international companies. Complement your academic experience with class projects before your final presentation to Chinese business managers.
Courses include Chinese, cultural studies, and international business.
Global Business INB 420 - This course provides an overview of the evolving nature of the global business environment with special focus on the development of management skills related to international business. Topics covered include internationalization of the firm, industry globalization, international business strategy, cross-cultural management techniques, international human resources management and labor relations as well as the conduct of building of competitive capabilities and managing across the boundaries.
Global Business Experience INB 421 - The purpose of this course is to use the whole world as a laboratory to learn about and experience doing business and managing organizations around the world. More specifically, the students will experience the social, political, historical, and other environmental elements that influence the decision-making process, business functions, and the leadership styles at a variety of organizations around the globe. The objective is to provide an exceptional learning opportunity for the students to meet with professionals, experts, and the business leaders in foreign firms to observe and to discuss the current and future aspects of doing business in a global environment.
All students will also be enrolled in a Chinese language course at an appropriate level.
2-3 courses (6-9 US credits)
June 16 - July 14
*Cost may change at any time due to the current exchange rate.
$1,000 - $1,500 grants available to participating JU students. Apply here for the Zimmerman Family Scholarship for International Business.
Calculate your personal costs using the Financial Budget Worksheet.
Send the above materials to the JU Study Abroad Center - Gooding 105.