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Faculty Led - Experience Business Abroad in Germany
Heidelberg, Germany; Mannheim, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring (Faculty-Led)
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Budget Sheets Spring Break
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Eligibility: Graduate Students Areas of study: Business, Business Administration
Program Description:

MBA in Germany

Program Dates: March 4 - 10, 2018
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Application Deadline: October 2, 2017
Open to currently enrolled graduate students in an accredited program.

Program Cost: $2,900
$500 **Nonrefundable** Deposit Deadline: October 17, 2017
Remaining $2,400 due to the Cashier's Office
Program cost includes: cost of instruction by UNCG faculty, international health insurance, program fees, lodging, in-country transportation
Program cost does NOT include: airfare (approx. $1,200), food, spending money

Overview
Experience business abroad in Germany! This course provides the student with on-site experience in German businesses over Spring Break 2018. It offers MBA students a chance to meet public officials, business leaders and European students while gaining insight into the way business works in Germany.

Site visits may include companies like Deutsche Bundesbank, Buchert Family Winery and a local marketing company. The students will also tour the city of Heidelberg, Frankfurt and Hambach Castle. In addition, students are given lectures by a professor from the University of Mannheim Business School.

Course
Students will be enrolled in MBA 745 for 3 credit hours in the Spring 2018 semester. Students are required to attend one pre-departure seminar meeting explaining the basis of the course and the requirements.  Instruction will take place during travel to Germany. Students will arrive in Mannheim on Sunday, March 4th, and depart Mannheim on March 10th. Plant visits and lectures at the University of Mannheim have been arranged for this week. In addition, sight-seeing and cultural enrichment side trips will be offered.  Students will be expected to keep a daily journal of their experiences. After returning to the U.S., students will complete and submit a comprehensive final paper on any topic related to doing business in Germany. Refer to course syllabus for full course requirements.

Proposed Itinerary*
March 3 Depart the U.S. for Germany
March 4 Arrive in Germany
March 5 Walking Tour of Mannheim
March 6 Lecture and Company Visit, Frankfurt
March 7 Lecture and Company Visit, Heidelberg
March 8 Lecture and Company Visit, Mannheim
March 9 Cultural Activities and Company Visit, Palatinate Region
March 10 Depart Germany for the U.S.

*Subject to be updated and changed.

Program Director
Dr. Moses Acquaah is a Professor of Management (Strategic Management) and Director of the MBA Program ad Interim at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA. Dr. Acquaah has previously led MBA students abroad to Germany and Brazil with the Bryan School. Dr. Acquaah’s current research focuses on strategic management and entrepreneurship in emerging economies, with special emphases on networking relationships, competitive strategy, human factor, and family business issues in Africa.

For more information on this program, please contact Tuisha Fernandes at tmfernan@uncg.edu.
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**All deposits are non-refundable. Once final payment is made, there are no refunds. UNCG and The Bryan School of Business and Economics reserve the right to cancel or alter the program format or to change costs in case of conditions beyond its control. Cost of trip may increase due to current currency conversion rate at time of trip.**
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