Discover the cultures of some of the oldest civilizations on earth while learning 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. Although this program has a general business focus, the Asia Pacific Business Study Abroad is open to all majors. The cultures and sites we will visit will fascinate students from across campus who have an interest in international affairs and travel.
Business visits (tentative): U.S. Embassy, GE Healthcare, Honeywell, DHL, Marriott International, Goldman Sachs, ExxonMobil, Bumrungrad Hospital, Procter & Gamble, and Google, among others.
Cultural visits (tentative): 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).