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  • Locations: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: ANU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Program Description:

CBEA3066 - January 2020

"Doing Business in Dubai"


 Info session #2 (1hr) : 14 August, 12-1pm @Building 26C, CBE, 248, Allan Barton Forum Registration


The College of Business and Economics is offering an in-country intensive course, CBEA3066, featuring a faculty-led 10 day study tour to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) during the summer break in January 2020.

The UAE plays a critical role as a hub for trade in goods, finance, education, energy, and tourism in the Middle East. Given the region’s geo-political and economic importance, participating students will learn about Dubai’s pivotal role in the region through three types of learning activities.  First, students will hear lectures from academics and consultants based in Dubai to understand its history, culture, economy, and business conditions.  Second, through site visits and presentations from senior management, students will gain insights into the strategy and operations of major firms in industries such as tourism, logistics, construction, and aviation.  Finally, students will experience the rich Arab history and culture of Dubai through visits to sites such as the Dubai Museum, Jumeriah Mosque, Sheikh Mohammad Centre for Cultural Understanding, Hatta village, and the desert environment outside Dubai.  As Dubai prepares to host World Expo in 2020 this is an exciting time to experience a city that has transformed itself from a small fishing village to a major global hub of industry and trade.
The study tour will provide an opportunity for up to 26 undergraduate students to travel to Dubai in January 2020 (in-country days) plus travel time.  The study tour will be led by Dr Andrew Bradly, Senior Lecturer in International Business in the Research School of Management.  This course is open to all undergraduate students of the ANU College of Business and Economics (CBE), with preference given to CBE students who have completed at least 96 units of their program at the time of applying. The course counts towards an elective in any CBE undergraduate program and towards the International Business, Management and Marketing majors.

Students from other ANU Colleges will need to seek enrolment approval and program advice from their respective Colleges.

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 the associated study tour following a competitive application process and will be required to participate in two pre-departure sessions at ANU  to prepare you for the in-country study tour.

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 will be announced in the info sessions.

What is included
Hotel accommodation (twin-share), most meals, ground transport, airport transfers, entry fees, field trips, academic, business and cultural events and program materials. ANU travel insurance cover is provided for the study tour dates, plus any private travel of four days total duration immediately before and/or after the study tour dates.

What is not included
Airfares, travel from Canberra to Sydney and return, visa costs (depending on student passport), vaccinations and activities undertaken during free time. Students will be required to purchase additional insurance cover for specific personal and medical items not covered by the ANU travel insurance.
Funding Opportunities
1. Students that are Australian citizens and permanent residents with evidence of current financial disadvantage may be eligible for the CBE Global Business Immersion (GBI) Travel Grant when they apply for the course and study tour. Students will be assessed for the CBE Global Business Immersion (GBI) Travel Grant against eligibility criteria and written responses in their application for the course and study tour.

2. 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: OS-HELP is available to domestic students only.
Application Details
Applications open on 5 August 2019 and close on 25 August 2019

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Disclaimer: Applicants are advised that due to circumstances beyond the University's control (for example, specific international security concerns and international health crises) it may not be possible for students to commence or complete this course as advertised.

This program is currently not accepting applications.