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Hong Kong & China: China and Hong Kong Business Environment (Winter)
Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Shenzhen, China (Outgoing Program)
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|Open to:||Students from any U.S. institution||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Minimum GPA:||3.0||Eligibility:||Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors|
|Area of Study:||Any, Asian Studies, Business Administration, Economics, Geography, International Studies||Term:||Winter|
|Housing Options:||Off Campus||Program Advisor:||Olga Crombie|
China and Hong Kong Business Environment
As one of the world's leading international financial centers, Hong Kong has a major capitalist service economy characterized by low taxation and free trade, and the currency, Hong Kong dollar, is the eighth most traded currency in the world, making is a perfect location for the Asian Business & The Global Economy program and course.
Students participating in this two week program will earn 3 credits for the following course:
GEO 403: China and Hong Kong Business Environment
This course provides practical perspectives required to manage operations in Asia, with a focus on Hong Kong and China. The course also provides an assessment of how to enter the Chinese market, and an understanding of their roles in the global economy. It will be taught entirely in English and will focus on the business environment of Hong Kong and China.
This innovative program brings together students from various countries, thus enhancing your cross-cultural experience.
Students will also have the opportunity to visit companies in Hong Kong and China to experience firsthand the business environment and cultures of the companies operating there.
Please read the Hong Kong & China Winter 2017 Study Abroad Program Guide for more information and note that this will also be available to students accepted to the program through the online application system.
Hotel/Hostel accommodations will be arranged for students while staying in Hong Kong and Shenzhen. Students will share double rooms with the same gender. Costs for the hotels are included in the Program Fee.
Estimated costs for this program can be found at the top of this page next to Budget Sheets by clicking on Winter.
UB students are encouraged to apply for study abroad scholarships. To learn more about the scholarships available to UB students, please visit our scholarships page.
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