Experience international business first-hand while exploring Europe. Visit businesses such as the Mercedes Benz manufacturing facility, Euratechnologies Business Incubator, the Heineken production facility, and the famous Flower Auction in Aalsmeer. Students will also have academic visits to the Port of Rotterdam and the Amsterdam Stock Exchange. Cultural visits will include the Louvre, the Palace of Versailles, and the Anne Frank museum.
Global business is fast-paced and multifaceted, and so is this Global Experience course. Students will cover topics such as international trade, strategy, human resources, and cultural and political topics such as Brexit, the Euro financial crisis, and immigration. The course concludes with a two-week trip to Europe to visit international businesses and cultural landmarks. Students will have the opportunity to tour manufacturing facilities, have Q&A's with business representatives, and receive lectures from experts in international business. Additionally, students will experience the culture of four European countries first-hand – comparing food, business etiquette, and cultural norms.
Due to the global pandemic, certain aspects of this program may change due to facility closures, transportation restrictions, and/or governmental mandates. The program fees listed reflect the current pricing quotes and, while unlikely, are subject to change.