Chilean Study Tour
IB 282: International Business Study Tour: Chile and Brazil
IB 470: Global Institutions: Chile and Brazil
(Cross Listed for Fall 2010)
Jan. 7 - 16, 2011
Santiago, Chile and Rio DeJaneiro, Brazil
3 Credits - 2 Countries - $4,400*
- Learn the dynamics of international business while enjoying the rich historical, cultural, and aesthetic dimensions of two “world class” cities plus two “urban escape” communities.
- Interact with executives of firms, non-profits, and governmental organizations facing the challenges of today's global market. Experience local cultures and gain first-hand knowledge of the many facets of globalization
- Tuition (but not travel costs) for this course are included in the fall 2010 tuition.
Participants, while earning three credits toward a Loyola degree, will develop a better understanding of the global business environment: its dimensions, trends, and opportunities. Chilean site visits will include the world’s largest underground copper mine. Participants will also have the opportunity to experience the heritage, ambiance, and excitement of two of the world's most beautiful, interesting, and globally important cites plus two “urban escape” communities during the summer season.
Students registering for the study tour will be required to attend five pre-trip classes, complete a business journal of observations or lessons learned, submit a paper on a selected international topic, and attend all site visits. Classes meet Sept. 9; Nov. 4, 11, 18; and Dec. 2.
Dr. Michael Unger, executive in residence, professor of management and international business, leads the international study tour. Tour costs include hotel accommodations, all airfare, overland transportation, transfers, and sightseeing tours.
For more information contact Dr. Unger at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary Ciamarra at email@example.com.
*Subject to currency exchange rates and final airline costs. Does not include $100 Chile Visa Entrance Charge or $135 Brazil Visa charge.
** A deposit of $2,000.00 is due by Friday, April 16 and the balance by Sept. 10. (Since the course is oversubscribed, failure to pay by the due date may result in your being dropped from the course.)