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Doing Business in China: International Summer Program at Guanghua School of Business, Peking University


Program Location Beijing, China
Sponsor Purdue
Program Type Co-sponsored
Course # SA 30045 or
SA 59000
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2014 06/15/14 to 06/28/14
Summer 2014 05/18/14 to 05/31/14

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Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Academics
Housing Program Costs
Financial Aid Deadline
Returnee Info Resources

China Map


Overview

IMPORTANT! The application deadline for this program is February 1, 2014. 

Doing Business in China is a two-week summer program taught in English, which provides an overview of the business sector, economy, history and culture of China.  Modules and seminars will allow the participants to

  • understand the driving force of China's economic growth over the past thirty years and into the future
  • appreciate the uniqueness of the Chinese market, its organization and social structures
  • learn how firms conduct marketing, branding, human resource activities and strategic management in China.

Targeted participants are MBA or Master level students who major in business or economics related fields. As it’s an open enrollment program, we offer a few spots for excellent senior undergraduates. In each DBIC class, undergraduates will take no more than 20%. The program will be designed at MBA level and all participants shall complete the final group project to successfully get 2 credits.

For more program information, please visit the program website.

Eligibility

Targeted participants are MBA or Master level students who major in business or economics related fields. As it’s an open enrollment program, we offer a few spots for excellent senior undergraduates. In each DBIC class, undergraduates will take no more than 20%. The program will be designed at MBA level and all participants shall complete the final group project to successfully get 2 credits.

GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [Krannert School of Management]

If students complete courses while abroad from Purdue colleges that have not approved the program, they might be able to earn transfer credit for those courses. Students interested in pursuing transfer credit should discuss this with both their academic advisor and their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program

Course requirements

  • Attendance to all lectures, presentations and site visits in Beijing during the academic program
  • Active participation in class debates and cases
  • Complete assignments

Course materials

    Materials will consist of articles and case studies which will be provided to students either in advance of the course start date or upon arrival as deemed necessary by the faculty. Soft copies of teaching materials are not allowed to release due to copyright issues but every participant shall get a hard copy of all materials.

    Grading

    Participation will count 25% of the final grade. Each participant will be assigned in a group and each group will need to complete a task during the two weeks and give a 15-minute presentation at the final session. This part will count 75% of the final grade. Guanghua professors will grade the group presentations.

    Excursions

    Cultural tours and company visits will be arranged; transportion for these activities will be provided.

    Housing

    Participants will be housed in double rooms of a three-star hotel near the Guanghua campus.  Transportation from the hotel to the campus will be provided.

    One traditional meal, daily lunches and a farewell dinner will be provided.  Program participants will need to pay for dinners on the remaining evenings.

    Estimated Program Costs

    Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

    The program fee includes housing, some transportation in Beijing, cultural tours and sightseeing, language instruction, guest lectures, company visits, and a farwell celebration.

    Students need to pay for round-trip air fare, transportation to and from the airports, most dinners, entertainment costs and personal expenses.

    Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Summer 2014

    Costs per term to be billed by Purdue and Co-sponsor
    Program Fee$5,085.00
    Study Abroad Fee$304.71
    Purdue International Insurance (per month)$32.00
    Purdue Study Abroad Scholarship (Summer) [More Info]- $1000

    Approximate additional costs per term
    To be paid by the student.
    Round-trip Airfare$1,200.00
    Local Transportation$25.00
    Visa$200.00
    Meals$250.00
    Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

    Financial Aid

    Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

    NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

    Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

    Application Deadlines

    For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

    As soon as a student submits an on-line application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

    Program Application Deadline
    Most Summer Semester Programs Mar 1


    Returnees Information

    Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.

    Resources

    The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.


    For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email studyabroad@purdue.edu.

    Country map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin