South Africa Travel Course 2013
Discover South Africa: Business, Culture, and Sights
Come join us on a once-in-a-lifetime faculty-led travel course to South Africa! We will visit the cities of Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Pretoria. The trip wil be a mix of company visits, cultural experiences, and tourist activities. You will have the opportunity to visit companies and interact with executives and workers and learn about the leading role South Africa is playing, not only in Africa but also in the global economy. Visits are also planned to a number of cultural and historical venues in each city, including a safari/game drive, Robben Island, Soweto, and Table Mountain. Overall, this course provides a unique and exciting opportunity to learn about business in South Africa and experience the vibrancy of its people and culture. To optimize your travel experience, you will attend a number of class meetings held before the trip to study economical, cultural, and political issues of South Africa.
Course Dates: May 20, 2012 to May 31, 2012
Course Credit Hours: Course can be taken for three credit hours of graduate (MBA 779) or undergraduate (BUS 479) credit. Course also meets College of Business International Business requirements.
To learn more about this travel course, join for one of the information sessions:
- Wednesday, October 3 from 3:30 to 4:30 in BA 109
- Friday, October 5 from 12:00 to 1:00 in BA 109
- Tuesday, October 9 from 3:30 to 4:30 in BA 312
Application Deadline: December 10th, 2012 on a first-come, first serve basis. The course is limited to fifteen (15) students.
- Complete the South Africa Travel Course Application Form.
- Submit the completed, printed application form and deposit to Ms. Mary Pojar in BA 446 by December 10th, 2012.
Kristie Briggs, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Economics
Lee Dunham, Ph.D., CFA
Assistant Professor of Finance
Professor at University of Pretoria, South Africa
Ravi Nath, Ph.D. (402-280-2439)
Jack & Joan McGraw Endowed Chair in Information Technology Management
Chair, Department of Business Intelligence & Analytics