Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Berlin, Germany; Strasbourg, France
- Program Terms: Spring Break
- Restrictions: Augsburg applicants only
Experience an intensive cross-cultural exchange focusing on cutting edge business topics. Spend a week at the beautiful cities of Berlin, Frankfurt and Strasbourg. Students will visit two companies per day and will obtain an understanding of the history, culture and how that has led to their respective business/economic models. Students will also have opportunities to discuss challenges and opportunities of doing business in and with Germany and France, which are hubs for many joint ventures with US companies which entered the European Union.
Trip Dates: the trip will depart Minneapolis on Friday, March 9, 2018; return to Minneapolis on Sunday, March 18, 2018.
Informational meetings about the trip will be held on Tuesday, Sept.19 and on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 5:15 pm in the Oren Gateway Center. Please attend one of the meetings. You will need to complete an “intent to participate” form and email it to Kim O'Flaherty at the following address: email@example.com OR complete it at one of the orientation meetings. Here is a link to the form:
Students choose one course per study abroad experience:
MBA 565: Managing in the Global Environment (Instructor: Dr. Magda Paleczny-Zapp)
This course explores the reasons, conditions, processes and challenges of internationalization from an enterprise perspective and the differences in political-economic/socio-cultural systems and their implications for international business. It introduces students to the complexities and challenges of management in a multi-cultural context and enhances students’ cultural awareness and ability to understand, and handle a variety of situations facing international managers. It prepares students to work in and with global environment.
MBA 595: Strategic Management (Instructor Dr. Bruce Batten)
Organizations that survive over time generally meet customer needs more effectively than the customer’s alternatives. These organizations adapt to a constantly changing environment, usually coordinating change in a variety of different functional areas. Strategy matches the organization’s capabilities to its market position, facilitates resource allocation, and provides guidance for decision-making. This course is integrative of all subject matter in the MBA program, and adopts the perspective of senior management considering international expansion.
Program Fee: $3548
Tuition (3 MBA credits): $2517
Global Scholarship: $945
MBA Scholarship: $570
TOTAL AMOUNT: $4550
The Program Fee includes hotel--double occupancy --with all breakfasts included, program (eight company visits, meetings, city tours), transfers, four lunches, four dinners, train from Berlin to Hamburg, flight from Hamburg to Strasbourg) NOTE: Single occupancy room adds approximately $708.00 to the program cost .
The Program Fee does NOT include international airfare. Students will be responsible for purchasing their own international airfare. We will provide information about the recommended flight. Please do not purchase airfare until your trip registration is confirmed.
For information about student financial aid related to study abroad, please contact:
Catherine Maun, Student Financial Services
STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES OFFICE
Phone: 612-330-1046 or 800-458-1721