A cultural adventure into the China of today for a global management practices experience to compare and contrast the domestic and Chinese operations of a select group of U.S. companies. Learn by doing as we become explorers searching to understand how 5000 years of Chinese culture shapes their 21st century business environment.
- Meet business professionals from major companies
- Tian'amen Square, Forbidden City
- Summer Palace, Chinese markets
- World Finance Trade Center, Yuyuan Garden in Shanghai
- Taipei, Tawain
- Gain a "Learning by doing," experience in a study abroad setting to compare & contrast US and Chinese business operations.
- Understand the core concepts of national interdependence in the global environment of businesses.
- Enhance the body of knowledge of the student's core discipline through consideration of international applications.
- Acquire an in depth understanding of an American firm engaged in international business through the experiential learning of studying at their Chinese facilities.
- Gain an appreciation of the strategic importance of Chinese change management coupled with the impact of sustainability initiatives.
- Grasp the importance of global awareness and the impact of globalization on managing the daily operations of international companies.
Dr. George Rasmussen
MGT 410 (3 credits): International Business
Possible Graduate and Doctoral Credit Available.
China: May 28 - June 16, 2014
WKU class meetings: May 22-23, 27, & June 20, 2014