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    Spring Term — Break Enrollment Deadline: Nov. 22, 2021

Spring Term — Break Global Classrooms

Spring Term — Break courses are taught first on campus for eight weeks before students travel abroad during Spring Break. 

Courses

Havana and Viñales

Changes in economic, political and cultural environments pose challenges and opportunities to businesses in Cuba. Analyze the precarious position of the country as it transitions to a market-based economy, and discuss cost-benefit analysis as trade fluctuates between Cuba and the U.S. This accelerated course culminates after Spring Break when students apply knowledge learned during the first half of the semester while traveling in Cuba.

  • Open to all undergraduate students including freshmen.
  • This course can be aplied to regional course requirements for international business majors.

Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Galilee

Explore the relationship between international business, security and religion in the Middle East during the first half of the semester. With particular emphasis on complex Arab-Israeli relationships between neighboring countries, discover the history of the region and the continuing impact of that history on trade and multi-national corporations. Likewise, consider the impact of these issues on business innovation and the Start-Up Nation. Spring break field study will include conversations with public and private sector officials as well as visits to major historical, religious and business sites.

  • For undergraduate Risk Management and Insurance majors, this course can be applied as a major elective. Students cannot use both IBUS 436 and IBUS 490I as risk electives. A maximum of one is permitted in the undergraduate major.
  • This course can be aplied to regional or thematic course requirements for international business majors.
  • Open to some graduate students. Visit graduate global classrooms page for more information.

Cape Town, Johannesburg and Mbombela, South Africa

Learn how multinational corporations adopt strategies that allow them to compete in the complex and business environments existing in developing countries.  Special emphasis will be placed on social enterprises and how companies operate in the informal economies of developing countries.

Scholarships

Deadline to apply for a Spring Term — Break Global Classroom Scholarship is Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, by 11:59 p.m. Apply for Study Abroad scholarships. 


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