Education Abroad & Domestic Programs

International Seminar/Practicum in China

May 16 - June 5

This course allows GMCA students a substitute for GM690 Internship for Global Marketing Communication and Advertising. This course is intended to expand GMCA students’ knowledge of global marketing, and provide a unique experience exploring media and marketing communications practices in China.

This 4-credit course will be taught as a seminar/practicum, allowing students to observe media and marketing communication practices in both Shanghai and Hong Kong. The course allows students to apply what they learn in the classroom to real global business environments. Part of the program itinerary includes attending guest lectures relating to global marketing, public relations, and business. In this comparative program, students will visit local companies in Shanghai and Hong Kong. Students will also participate in cultural visits including traditional Chinese dinners, a tour of Shanghai's World Financial Center and a walking tour along the Bund river, amongst other sites. In Hong Kong students will experience life as a local with traditional dinners, the Symphony of Lights, dinner in the street markets and a visit to Macau. Cost of guides, transportation and entry fees are included in the program fees.


SUMMER 2016 CALENDAR

May 16 - 21

Sunday - Monday May 15 - May 16 Departure from the US to Shanghai (depending on your flight departure time and arrival time)
Monday 16 Arrival day and orientation in Shanghai
Monday - Saturday 16 - 21 Shanghai portion of program
Saturday 21 Students travel as group to Hong Kong
Saturday - Sunday May 21 - June 5 Hong Kong portion of program
Sunday June 5 DEPARTURE DAY

As of 01/13/16. Subject to Change. On-site directors will reconfirm all scheduled meetings and visits on location.

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