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  • Locations: Nanjing, China
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 06/03/2019 06/14/2019

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Who can apply: Non-UMass Boston/Dartmouth/Lowell Students, UMass Amherst Students, UMass Boston Students, UMass Dartmouth Students, UMass Lowell Students Language of Instruction: English
Class Status: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior, 5-grad student Housing Options: Hostel/Hotel
Areas of Study: Business, International Business, Management/Entrepreneurship Program Category: Study abroad
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Description:
Open to all majors!  Undergraduate & Graduate students welcome!

Learn the skills you need to think like an entrepreneur & innovator, collaborating with students from all over the world, you'll work with local businesses and nonprofit organizations to turn innovation into reality!
 
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Overview: Students will travel to Nanjing, China with Professors Ashwin Mehta and Joan Crooker  to Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications to learn alongside NUPT Management school students and immerse themselves in entrepreneurial mindsets and cultural influences on decision-making.

Course: ENTR.4100 (UG) or ENTR.6100 (GR): This course will include travel to Nanjing, China and is designed to help students understand the importance of Innovation & Entrepreneurship in today's global economy and to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset among the students in the Manning School of Business. It will cover different forms of entrepreneurship such as small businesses, growth ventures, corporate entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship. The course will focus on innovation types, turning innovation into reality and the process of entrepreneurship. Innovation and entrepreneurship theories and concepts will be discussed with real life examples and cases.  It will consist of lectures, class discussions, case studies, group projects (such as Ideation and Technology Commercialization), visits to area technology companies and incubators and guest speakers.
 
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Resources:
Study Abroad-China Informational Package-2018.pdf
2017 Program blog from winter in India
2016 Program News Article from winter in India
Video from 2015 India program
Student Testimonials
Global Entrepreneurship & Innovation full program webpage

Contact: Ashwin_Mehta@uml.edu

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Scholarships available up to $1000 credited towards the program fee.  Application here: Scholarship application -MSB.doc