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Short-Term Program Locations

Following is a list of places where Chicago Booth students can study during summer 2014:

Austria  
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Vienna)
City: Vienna
Program Name:

MBA Global Management (PDF)

Focus: The International Summer University program helps students develop their skills and competence in selected fields of business administration and to serve as a broad-based intercultural forum
Designed for: MBA students
Program Dates:

Three weeks: July 6 - 24, 2015, or
Three weeks: July 27 - August 14, 2015

Content Hours: Classroom hours: approximately 72
Credit: One Chicago Booth elective course
Taught by: International visiting faculty
Language of Instruction: English
Class Size: 25
Fees: EUR 1,550 (due two weeks after nomination) is for course materials, accommodation, breakfast and lunch (Monday - Friday), and public transportation within Vienna
Housing: Included in fees - students are housed in single rooms in student dormitory
Brazil  
Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV)
City: São Paulo
Program
Name:
Doing Business in Brazil - will post 2015 program brochure upon receipt
Focus: Students learn about the social and economic history of Brazil as well as doing business in Brazil today
Designed for: MBA students
Length of Program: Two weeks: May 18 - 29, 2015
Content Hours: 39 classroom hours plus company visits (total of 45 contact hours) 
Credit: One Chicago Booth elective course
Taught by: FGV-EASP faculty and Brazilian executives
Language of Instruction: English
Class Size: 40
Fees: 2015 information forthcoming (2014 - USD 150 nonrefundable application fee)
Housing: FGV will assist; hotels range from USD 300 - 600 per person for three weeks. Home stay: USD 300 for three weeks (meals not included)
China  
Guanghua School of Management (GSM), Peking University
City: Beijing
Program Name:

Doing Business in China (PDF)

Focus:

Students will get an introduction to Chinese economy, history, and culture as well as learn how to conduct business in China.

There will be a program fee of RMB 19,000 (approx. USD 3,000), which will include: accommodation (two people share one standard room), Mandarin sessions, guest lectures, company visits, cultural events, lunches and some dinners.

View the GSM, Peking University video on the Doing Business in China program

Designed for: MBA students
Length of Program:

Two weeks: May 17 - May 30, 2015

Two weeks: June 14 - 27, 2015

Content Hours: Classroom hours: 33; plus two company visits
Credit: One Chicago Booth elective course
Taught by: Guanghua School of Management Faculty
Language of Instruction: English with three basic Mandarin language sessions
France  
Ecole Supérieure des Sciences, Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC)
City: Paris
Program Name: The Global Manager in Europe (PDF)
Focus: European and global issues. Introduces students to current management issues in Europe through courses, company visits, and conferences with leading European business, political, and cultural figures. Updated program information will be available mid-January from ESSEC. 
Designed for: MBA students
Length of Program: Three weeks: June 22 - July 10, 2015
Content Hours: 90 classroom hours, 45 homework hours, 21 hours for conferences, company visits, and teamwork
Credit: One Chicago Booth elective course
Courses Taught by: ESSEC Business School faculty
Language of Instruction: English
Class Size: 35
Fees: Nonrefundable confirmation/program fee of EUR 500
Housing: ESSEC will assist
Other: Cultural plus sporting events on two Saturdays
Germany  
Leipzig Graduate School of Management
City: Leipzig & Prague
Program Name: Doing Business in Europe: Study in 2 Countries & Discover the European Union (PDF)
Focus: Provides students with the practical knowledge and skills necessary to do business in the enlarged European Union, especially the nearby countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
Designed for: MBA students
Length of Program: Two weeks: July 6 - July 18, 2015
Content Hours: 80 hours (includes five-day study trip to the Prague in the Czech Republic)
Credit: One Chicago Booth elective course
Taught by: International experts in the field of transitional economies as well as guest lecturers from the business world
Language of Instruction: English
Fees: EUR 100 nonrefundable application fee paid in advance to go toward housing.  EUR 70 fee is also required for some organized meals and events.
Housing: Leipzig will assist
Israel  
Recanati School of Business
City: Tel Aviv
Program
Name:
Doing Business in Israel (PDF)
Focus: Program will expose participants to the principles, frameworks, and personalities driving the "Start-Up Nation"
Designed for: MBA students
Length of Program: Two weeks: May 17 - 26, 2015
Content Hours: 36 contact hours
Credit: One Chicago Booth elective course
Taught by: Recanati School of Business faculty and business leaders
Language of Instruction: English
Fees: USD 2,300 includes accommodation, most meals, transportation (not including airfare), and company visits.
Housing: Accommodation provided in center of Tel Aviv
  • Full-term IBEP Applications for 2014-15 academic year will be available on March 31, 2014.
  • Short-term IBEP Applications for Summer 2015 will be available early January 2015.
erasmus

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM)

RSM takes its name from Desiderius Erasmus (1469-1536), philosopher, theologian, and humanist.

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