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  • Locations: Ningbo, China
  • Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 06/20/2020 07/06/2020

** 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.
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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
Areas of Study: Business, International Business Program Category: Study abroad
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Description:
Spend 2 1/2 weeks in China, Summer 2020
"Understanding Business in China"
Manning School of Business Faculty-led Study Abroad Program
3 - Credits
Experience China and earn 3 credits 2-Week accelerated course in Summer 2020!


An enriched international experiential learning opportunity with business students from around the world!

18-day travel as a group (leaving June 20, 2020 and returning July 5, 2020)

Include visits to local manufacturers and multinational companies!

Include two one-day trips to Shanghai and Hangzhou

Gain insights into the current Chinese business environment and practices

An opportunity to experience Chinese culture and business centers in China!

Scholarships available from Manning School of Business! $600-1200!
Academic Info:
  • Course Number: BUSI 4800
  • Course Title: Understanding Business in China
  • Program dates: June 21 – July 5, 2020
  • Hosting Institution: Nottingham University Business School China
 
Course Description: This course is designed to provide students with an enriched international experiential learning opportunity to travel and study in China and introduces students to the multifaceted and complex Chinese business environment. The two-week summer program consists of lectures on the contemporary topics in China (such as corporate social responsibility, e-commerce, cultural influences on business communication, supply chain management), cultural activities (such as learning Mandarin, workshops), company visits, and one-day trips to Shanghai and Hangzhou. Students will travel to the city of Ningbo, located 2 hours from Shanghai and one hour from Hangzhou, with Professor Ying Huang (or rotating UMass Lowell faculty) to Nottingham University Business School and immerse themselves in learning about the economic, political, and social changes in the Chinese business environment. After completing this program, students will gain insights into current business practices of Chinese companies and key aspects of doing business in China

Credits: 3, Undergraduate