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Singapore: Asian Business & The Global Economy (Summer)
Singapore, Singapore (Outgoing Program)
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Summer||2015||03/03/2015 **||Rolling Admission||05/23/2015||07/03/2015|
|NOTE: Students will need to arrive in Singapore on May 23 and classes will begin on May 25.|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
|Open to:||Students from any U.S. institution||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Minimum GPA:||3.0||Eligibility:||Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors|
|Area of Study:||Any, Business Administration, Economics, Geography, School of Management||Term:||Summer|
|Housing Options:||On Campus||Program Advisor:||Olga Crombie|
Asian Business & The Global Economy
Singapore is a vibrant cosmopolitan city-state that is rated as one of the safest countries in the world. It is also one of the leading centers of international trade with many multinational companies headquartered there. The program will be conducted at the main campus of the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM), where UB currently offers an Executive MBA and BS degrees in Business Administration, Communications and Psychology.
Students participating in this six-week program will be enrolled for 6 credits in the following courses:
- MGG 495 - Asian Business and the Global Economy (3 credits)
In addition, students will choose one of the following Summer 2015 courses for 3 credits:
- CHI 100 – Basic Chinese Business Communication
- GEO 330 – Dynamics of International Business
- GEO 333 – Bases of World Commerce
- MGM 409 – Advertising and Promotion
- MGF 402 – Investment Management
- MGI 301 – Human Resources Management (limited)
- MGB 301 – Organizational Behavior (limited)
All participants will enjoy social and cultural activities, designed to cultivate cross-cultural awareness. They will also have the opportunity to travel to nearby Asian countries.
This innovative program brings together students mainly from the United States, Japan (Konan University), and Singapore (SIM) to study together, thus enhancing the cross-cultural experience.
Students will stay in SIM residence halls about 20 minutes away from classes by bus. This residential campus offers modern facilities and an attractive parkland setting. Students will share double rooms and have access to shared bathrooms, kitchen areas, laundry facilities and recreational spaces.
Facilities also include:
Basketball and tennis courts
Recreation room and dance studio
24-hour front office security with card entry security system
Estimated costs for this program can be found at the top of this page next to Budget Sheets by clicking on Summer.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please contact the Program Director:
Mr. Paul Yong