BUS 272Y - Intensive Course Abroad ()
INTENSIVE COURSE ABROAD - Course includes a pre-departure or post-departure, seven-week course or both in the fall and/or spring and a three-week intensive course abroad in winter or summer.
IMMERSION IN HONG KONG AND CHINA (4.5 Cr.) This course is designed to provide students with economic and cultural immersion as it relates to the business environment in Hong Kong and China. Students will develop, analyze, and apply international business skills that they acquire as a result of the Study Abroad Program in Hong Kong and China. Prerequisite: BUS 231. Summer, first offered 2012. Grossman.
EMERGING MARKETS IN CUBA (4.0 Cr.) (LAM 272Y) This interdisciplinary course will allow students to gain a better understanding of Cuba’s history, culture, politics, economics and changing business environment, as a country in transition from a firmly state-controlled market to a more open market. A seven-week pre-course at Goucher during the spring semester will introduce students to the economic structures and business models now in place in Cuba as well as the history of the revolution in that country. This will be followed by a three-week intensive course in Cuba in June during which time students will visit Cuban businesses, large and small, will meet with local businessmen and businesswomen and will take part in various cultural excursions and activities. During the spring semester students will receive 1 credit for their work in the pre-course and, upon successful completion of the three-week ICA, they will receive an additional 3 credits cross-listed in Latin American Studies and Business Management. Prerequisite for LAM: or instructor’s permission. Prerequisite for BUS: or instructor’s permission. Offered 2014. Grossman, Murphy.
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