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CBEA3066 - Global Business Immersion - Seoul, South Korea
Seoul, South Korea (Outgoing Program)
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CBEA3066, Summer 2018
“Korea at a crossroads: a global business perspective”
OverviewThe Summer 2018 offering of the Global Business Immersion intensive course (CBEA3066) featuring an 11-day in-country study tour, will provide students with an exposure to the unique business and cultural environment in the Republic of Korea.
The study tour theme “Korea at a crossroads” will offer students a customized and exclusive program that maximises their learning experience through in-class activities and site visits to corporations, family business conglomerates, government agencies and NGOs. ANU students will participate in a range of cultural activities organised by Korea University, the local host and top-ranked university in Korea.
This study tour will provide an opportunity for up to 28 undergraduate students to travel together to Seoul in late January 2018 for two weeks, under the guidance of course convenors Lin Cui, Associate Professor in International business in the Research School of Management and Ying-Yi Chih, Senior Lecturer of Project Management in the Research School of Management.
CBEA3066 is open to all undergraduate students of the ANU College of Business and Economic, and counts towards a major in International Business, Management and Marketing, as well being listed as an elective in any CBE undergraduate program.
This course is supported by the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan in 2018, with grants provided to students to assist with travel and/or living costs.
In-country componentThe study tour will take place in Seoul over 11 days (plus 2 days in transit) during, Sunday 21 January to Saturday, 3 February 2018 and will be hosted by Korea University.
Students will meet the course convenors and other students in Seoul on Sunday 21 January 2018, with the formal course activity starting on Monday, 22 January 2018. During the following two weeks, students will participate in lectures at Korea University on Korean internationalisation, economy, political and business environments.
The corporate aspect of the program will feature visits to Korean family business corporations such as Samsung, LG and Hyuandai. Cultural training including basic Korean language, business negotiations and briefings will also be provided. In addition, students will participate Korea University campus tour, as well as cultural activities including Korea University campus tour, visits to museums, K-pop tours and Korean cooking classes among other events.
Eligibility and Selection CriteriaThis opportunity is open to all ANU undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in an ANU College of Business and Economics program.
Students will be selected to enrol in the course and associated study tour following competitive application process and will be required to participate in two pre-departure sessions at ANU in late December 2017/early January 2018 to prepare you for the in-country study tour beginning on 21 January 2018.
Preference will be given to CBE students who have completed at least 96 units of their program at the time of applying.
Travel and Other CostsIn addition to course tuition fees, a participation fee is required for the in-country immersion component of the course. The study tour participation fee is approximately A$2,500.
What is included:Hotel accommodation (twin-share), some meals, ground transport, airport transfers, entry fees, field trips and program materials. ANU travel insurance cover is provided for the study tour dates, plus any private travel of four days total duration.
What is not included:Airfares, travel from Canberra to Sydney and return, dinners, visa costs (depending on student passport) and vaccinations. Students will be required to purchase additional insurance cover for specific personal and medical items not covered by the ANU travel insurance.
Funding Opportunities:The New Colombo Plan (NCP) is an Australian Government initiative aimed at lifting the knowledge of the Indo-Pacific region by providing support to undergraduate students to study and intern abroad. Further information can be found at: http://dfat.gov.au/people-to-people/new-colombo-plan/about/Pages/about.aspx
Students who meet the New Colombo Plan eligibility guidelines will be provided with a $3000 New Colombo Plan mobility grant, provided by the Australian Government. Guidelines include:
- Australian citizen. Students cannot receive an NCP Student Grant to undertake a Mobility Project in a Host Location in which they have dual citizenship or residency rights.
- Students cannot receive more than one NCP short-term and one NCP Semester grant during their Australian course of study.
You may also be eligible to apply for the CBE Global Business Immersion Travel Grant ($1,000 grants for Australian students, citizens and PR, presenting current financial disadvantage).
Students will be assessed for the NCP grant and the CBE Global Business Immersion Travel Grant based on written responses in their application for the course and study tour.
OS-HELP, an Australian Government loan scheme designed to assist with overseas study costs is also available to eligible students. Further information can be found at: studyassist.gov.au
Applications open on 6 October and close on 4 December 2017. Successful applicants will be advised of the application outcome before Friday, 8 December 2017.
The deadline to enrol in summer 2018 CBEA3066 course and pay the non-refundable participation fee is 15 December 2017.
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