Discover the cultures of some of the oldest civilizations on earth while learning the business practices in some of the world’s most dynamic economic regions. This program will expose students to the unique challenges and economic realities in Asia and in the South Pacific. They will gain a global perspective of diverse business approaches to strategy, human resources, finance, marketing, supply chain, and trade policy. Students will experience international business and culture firsthand.
Business visits (tentative): Mazda, U.S. Embassy, GE Healthcare, Honeywell, DHL, Marriott International, Goldman Sachs, ExxonMobil, Bumrungrad Hospital, Procter & Gamble, and Google, among others.
Cultural visits (tentative): shrines and temples in Kyoto, Hiroshima Peace Park (Japan); Great Wall, Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Yu Garden, Shanghai Disney (China); Victoria Peak, Big Buddha (Hong Kong); the Royal Palace, River Kwai, elephant rides (Thailand); Angkor Wat, Jungle Temple (Cambodia), Sydney Harbour and Opera House (Australia); Hobbiton, glow worms in the Waitomo Caves, Hamilton LDS Temple (New Zealand).