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Business in Spain and the European Union

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Program Type Departmental
Program Location Madrid, Spain
Course # SA 59000
Duration Spring Break
Upcoming Program Dates
Spring Break 2018 03/04/18 to 03/10/18
Past Dates
Spring Break 2017 03/04/17 to 03/11/17

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Program Leader

Name John Lewandowski
Phone765 496 6922

Program Description

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This program is open to Krannert Graduate students only.


Business between Spain and the EU: This course explores the ways cultural similarities have allowed Spain to be the bridge between the European (EU) and the countries of South America in developing business relationships.  Background on the Spanish economy in transition at the end of the 20th century and its relationship within the EU and in the Global market will be addressed.  Spanish business strategy will be discussed, as well as Spanish cultural diversity.  A company visit to Telefonica and case studies of companies that have developed successful business relationships are also included.  

This course comprises two parts. In part one, the focus is placed on Spanish and European cultural traits to provide the participants with a better understanding of consumer behavior and values as well as business attitudes in the region. In part two, a series of case studies are presented and discussed to analyze marketing strategies implemented by the EU in order to identify success factors within the Spanish economy.

Academic Credit

1 credit, Pass/No Pass grade


Must be a Krannert M.S./MBA student to apply/participate. Krannert MSA, MSGSC and BAIM students are prohibited from using credit hours earned in P/NP courses to fulfill Graduation credit hour requirements

Program Cost

$1850 + $32 Insurance

A $500 Deposit (online) required before eligibility to register for this course

Airfare not included

Application Deadline

November 22, 2017

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