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CBEA3066 - Global Business Immersion - Taiwan
Taipei, Taiwan (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Semester 1
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: ANU applicants only
Program Description:

CBEA3066, April 2018

“Global Business Immersion in Taiwan: An Emerging Market Perspective”


The Semester 1, 2018 Global Business Immersion intensive course (CBEA3066) will feature a 13-day in-country study tour in April 2018 that will provide students with exposure to the unique business, political and cultural environment in Taiwan.
This study tour will offer students a customized and exclusive program that maximses their learning experience through in-class activities and company visits. Specifically, students will have unique opportunity to understand (i) the transformation of Taiwan into knowledge-based economy, (ii) how Taiwan’s cultural and political diversity facilitates its economy transformation, (iii) the role of SMEs in Taiwan’s economy and, (iv) Taiwanese government’s role in shaping regional development agenda.
ANU students will also participate in a range of cultural activities organised by National Chengchi University, the local host and top-ranked university in Taiwan.
This study tour will provide an opportunity for up to 28 undergraduate students to travel together to Taiwan during the April 2018 mid-semester teaching break for two weeks, under the guidance of course convenors Ying-Yi Chih, Senior Lecturer of Project Management in the Research School of Management; and Vinh Lu, Associate Professor in Marketing 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 component

The study tour will take place in Taiwan over 13 days (plus 2 days in transit) during, Saturday 31 March to Saturday 14 April 2018 and will be hosted by National Chengchi University.

Students will meet the course convenors and other students in Taiwan on Saturday 31 March 2018, with the formal course activity starting on Sunday, 1 April 2018. During the following two weeks, students will participate in lectures at National Chengchi University on Taiwanese internationalisation, economy, political and business environments. All these will be supported with corporate visits.
Cultural training and activities including basic Chinese language, National Chengchi University campus tour, visits to museums, night markets and all-you-can eat hot pot among other events.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

This 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 Week 3 and Week 5 of Semester 1, 2018 to prepare you for the in-country study tour in April 2018. (Further details will be posted on the course Wattle page.)

Preference will be given to CBE students who have completed at least 96 units of their program at the time of applying.

This course can be undertaken once only in a student's program of study. Previous CBEA3066 course enrolment renders you ineligible.


Travel and Other Costs

In 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 AUD$2500.

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 trip 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:  

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.
Students who do not meet the NCP eligibility guidelines are still welcome to apply for, and participate in, this course and study tour.

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:

Application Details

 Applications open on 6 November 2017 and close on 19 January 2018.

Successful applicants will be advised of the application outcome by 25 January 2018.
The deadline to enrol in summer 2018 CBEA3066 course (and pay the non-refundable participation fee) is 2 February 2018.



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