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Projected Short Term Study Abroad Programs 2022

Winter Intersession 2022

San José, Costa Rica


San José, the capital of Costa Rica, is located in the country’s beautiful central mountain valley. Costa Rica is known for its political and economic stability in Central America. The country’s natural attractions draw tourists from all over the world. The Price College of Business students will have the opportunity, in addition to their class work, to engage in ecotourism, to explore the Rainforest, the Poas volcano, to visit a coffee plantation, and learn more about this incredible country.

Class Offered:
MGT 3233: Leadership in International SettingsUpon successful completion of this course, students will be able to identify and describe a variety of theories of leadership, will clearly articulate an understanding of the processes, practices, and purposes of leadership, will appreciate that effective leadership is a multi-faceted process, and will gain an understanding of the cross-cultural skills needed by leaders of the future.Taught by Breea Clark 

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Summer 2022

Global Business Experience in Italy

Arezzo

Spend two weeks in Arezzo, Italy.  An ancient yet vibrant town nestled in the hills of Tuscany, Arezzo offers easy access to cultural and economic centers such as Florence, Rome, and Siena. These bustling cities are close enough to visit in a day yet far enough away to preserve Arezzo's Tuscan ambiance. Arezzo and the surrounding area is the birthplace of renowned artists, poets and musicians such as Michelangelo, Petrarch, and Guido Monaco.  Fans of the Academy Award winning film Life is Beautiful might recognize Arezzo's many medieval tower homes and Renaissance churches. The modern region of Arezzo is home to 36,000 companies (1 company for every 10 inhabitants), an entrepreneurial rate that is among the highest in Italy.

 

Classes Offered:
MIS 2113 "Computer-Based Info Systems I":
 This course covers the structure, flow, and use of business data with an emphasis on data integrity. It covers conceptual data modeling, normalization, structured query language (SQL), physical database design and implementation, and data warehousing concepts. A team project with phased deliverables serves as the focal point. Taught by TBD

ENT 2113 "Innovation and Entrepreneurship": Explore the basic concepts of innovation and entrepreneurship. The class will be a mix of lectures and discussions, presentations, experiential exercises and guest speakers. Taught by TBD

*Students are required to take 6 credit hours for this program

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Junior

Spend three weeks in Arezzo, Italy.  An ancient yet vibrant town nestled in the hills of Tuscany, Arezzo offers easy access to cultural and economic centers such as Florence, Rome, and Siena. These bustling cities are close enough to visit in a day yet far enough away to preserve Arezzo's Tuscan ambiance. Arezzo and the surrounding area is the birthplace of renowned artists, poets and musicians such as Michelangelo, Petrarch, and Guido Monaco.  Fans of the Academy Award winning film Life is Beautiful might recognize Arezzo's many medieval tower homes and Renaissance churches. The modern region of Arezzo is home to 36,000 companies (1 company for every 10 inhabitants), an entrepreneurial rate that is among the highest in Italy. 

Students enrolled in this Arezzo program can earn up to six credit hours. In addition, students will visit Italian companies, and see impressive examples of Italian art and culture through visits to cities such as Rome and Florence.

 

Classes Offered:

ACCT 2123 Managerial Accounting - Introduction to managerial accounting. Analysis of cost behavior and the use of this knowledge for both short- and long-term decision. An introduction to budgeting and the accumulation of product costs for planning and performance evaluation. Specific coverage includes cost-volume-profit analysis, capital budgeting, allocations, variances from standard costs and the measurement of divisional performance. Taught by Joe Dulin

FIN 2303 Business Finance - An introductory course in financial administration of the firm. Topics include the finance function, concepts of sources and uses of funds, analysis and estimation of need for funds (short- and long-term), short-term sources, working capital management policy, long-term sources, capital structure policy and implementation, capital budgeting and the cost of capital. Taught by John Paul Broussard

*Students are required to take 6 credit hours for this program*

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Photograph of the Italian countryside in Sienna

Spend two weeks in Arezzo, Italy.  An ancient yet vibrant town nestled in the hills of Tuscany, Arezzo offers easy access to cultural and economic centers such as Florence, Rome, and Siena. These bustling cities are close enough to visit in a day yet far enough away to preserve Arezzo's Tuscan ambiance. Arezzo and the surrounding area is the birthplace of renowned artists, poets and musicians such as Michelangelo, Petrarch, and Guido Monaco. 

 

Class Offered:
MGT 3233: Leadership in International Settings
 - Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to identify and describe a variety of theories of leadership, will clearly articulate an understanding of the processes, practices, and purposes of leadership, will appreciate that effective leadership is a multi-faceted process, and will gain an understanding of the cross-cultural skills needed by leaders of the future. Taught by Breea Clark

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Capstone and International Business in Spain

Segovia

Spend a month during summer in Alcalà de Henares and experience the beauty and culture of this historic college town just a 30 minute drive from Madrid. Transportation is readily available to allow students access to everything Madrid has to offer including concert halls, museums, shopping, and restaurants. Declared a World Heritage Site in 1998, the town has impacted humanity in an intellectual, artistic and political way especially through the historic University of Alcalà de Henares. Founded in 1499, the university gained a reputation for its academic excellence in the centuries to come. Today, the university is located in downtown Alcalà with separate campuses in Alcalà and Guadalajara, with an enrollment of 20,000 students.

Students from Price College will be on campus in Alcalà de Henares with other Spanish and international students. All classes are taught in English by Price College faculty, with the additional participation of professors from the University of Alcalà de Henares. Lectures complement other program activities that include business tours, trips to other cities and areas of Spain, visits to museums, and an introduction to Spanish culture and cuisine. Students will live with carefully-selected host families and may decide whether to leave alone or together with one or two friends. (Even when two students decide to live together in the same household, each student will have his/her own private room. Speaking Spanish is not a requirement; in fact more than half of the students that traveled to Spain last year did not speak the language and they were very satisfied with the housing arrangements).

 

Classes Offered:
BAD 4013 Business Policy and Strategy (Capstone) - Administrative decision making with emphasis on analyzing business problems, formulating policies and implementing plans for action; comprehensive cases provide the opportunity to study the proper interrelationships among production, finance, marketing and the many other functions involved in managing a business enterprise. Taught by Dr. Ana Bolino

BAD 3513 International Business (BAD 5973 is the Graduate level International Business course offered for BBA/MACC students)
 - The nature and economic role of the multinational corporation including the impact of legal, political, educational, sociological, and cultural variables upon firm performance and managerial activity; case studies illustrate managerial, marketing, financial and accounting activities projected across national boundaries. Taught by Dr. Mark Bolino

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Vichy, France Program

Vichy

Spend a month this summer in Vichy, France! Renowned throughout Europe for its natural hot springs and effervescent thermal baths, Vichy is located 30 minutes from Clermont-Ferrand, Norman's sister city, 2 hours from Lyon, and 3 hours from Paris. With only 40,000 residents, Vichy is a small relaxing town, but oriented towards academics with University Clermont Auvergne at the center of it. The University serves its 14,000 students in over 250 programs from the campus in Vichy and others in the Auvergne region.

Students from Price College will be on campus in Vichy with other French and international students. All classes are taught in English by Price College faculty, with the additional participation of professors from University Clermont Auvergne. Lectures complement other program activities that include business tours, trips to other cities and areas of France (such as Paris, Lyon, Clermont-Ferrand), visits to museums, and an introduction to French culture and cuisine. Students will be housed in furnished, smart apartments located a couple blocks from campus.

 

Classes Offered:

MKT 3013 Principles of Marketing - Focuses on the relationship between the firm and its customers and the other members of the channel of distribution. Introduces students to: the marketing function of an organization; the environmental factors influencing marketing decisions; the discovery of market opportunities; the development of marketing strategy; and the development of marketing programs. Taughted by Dr. Derik Steyn

MGT 3013 Principles of Management - An introductory course presenting the basic concepts and practices of management, both private and public. Historical development of management; basic definitions and philosophy; fundamental managerial functions, including planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling; a survey approach to quantification in organizational life; current trends in management; possible future developments in organization and administration. Taught by Geoff Heels

LS 3323 The Legal Environment of Business - The legal environment of business organizations with ethical considerations and the social and political influences affecting such environments. Taught by Dr. Dan Ostas

*Students are required to take at least 6 credit hours for this program*

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