Panama Undergraduate Study Abroad Course
Study Abroad for two-weeks in Panama City, Panama from January 3-13, 2013!
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IB-496 Emerging Markets Field Study: Central America
This interactive course includes guest lectures, case studies, a team research project, student presentations, and a variety of corporate and cultural excursions.
- Gain a first-hand, practical, understanding of business competition in emerging markets, specifically Panama
- Cover historical, economic, and political relationships between the U.S. and the developing countries of the world
- Understand the differences in managerial, financial, and marketing practices in economies at different levels of development
- Realize industry-specific practices of diverse global firms in Panama
- Discover influences of regional and multilateral institutions on competition in developing countries
Cultural & Corporate Experiences
While in Panama students will have the opportunity to experience a variety of trips, which may include:
- Miraflores Locks
- Panama Canal Authority
- Panama Banking Association
- National Environmental Authority
- Ministry of Finance
- Ministry of Trade and Industry
- Embera Village
- Copa Airlines
- Grupo Rey
Meet the Instructor
Dr. Yara DeAndrade is a native of Brazil with extensive experience in several international companies, as well as in education, coaching and training. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration and MBA at universities in Brazil, and has also earned an M.A. in Business and a Doctor of Management from Webster University. She has taught as an adjunct professor for both undergraduate and graduate classes at SLU.
Credit & Eligibility
The Boeing Institute of International Business offers this three-credit hour undergraduate study abroad course to all business students in good standing at Saint Louis University and other AACSB accredited institutions who previously completed IB-200, Introduction to International Business (or an equivalent course).
Students are responsible for consulting their adviser to determine how this course can be used toward degree completion.
The 2013 estimated cost is $ 985.
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|Admission fees for course-related activities||Personal Expenses|
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* Student accommodations are on the campus of the City of Knowledge, an international center for education. Students share rooms in simple, furnished apartments with air conditioning and wireless internet access.
Tuition depends on the number of registered credit hours as follows.
- If you register for 12-18 credit hours, the tuition for this course is included in your flat rate spring tuition bill.
- If you exceed 18 credit hours in the spring or are not a Saint Louis University student, you will be billed for an additional three-credit hours.
The course fills every year; therefore interested students should:
- Complete and submit an application form
- Submit the $250 deposit as early as possible.
Applications will be logged in order of receipt and reviewed on Monday, October 22, with priority given to seniors, then juniors, then sophomores.
If accepted, you will need to formally accept admission with a second $250 payment by the deadline stated in your acceptance correspondence, or you will forfeit your spot to the next person on the waiting list.
For more information, please contact:
Boeing Institute of International Business
John Cook School of Business
- Phone: (314) 977 - 3839
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org