International Study Tour
This course provides students with the opportunity to expand the theoretical knowledge and skills developed in core courses of the MBA (Global) program and gain deeper confidence in operating in different environments. In this course, students will undertake educational activities at an overseas university, and also engage in a range of other activities designed to require engagement in and increased understanding of the social, political, cultural and business practices of another country.
|Faculty||Faculty of Business and Law|
|School||Newcastle Business School|
Not currently offered
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Before commencing the off-shore activity, students will participate in seminars covering course requirements, assessment processes, career development and planning, cultural awareness, and health and safety. Students must also submit and have approved their pre-trip plan.
During the overseas tour component of the course, students will undertake formal learning through organised lectures, seminars, workshops, and/or conferences, and well as informal and/or experiential learning through tours, cultural activities, group discussion and debriefing with course co-ordinator.
On their return, students will attend a final debriefing seminar and make a presentation on their experiences.
Pre-tour and post-tour activities will be the same for all study tours. However, the components of any specific tour will vary by country, host institution/s, and the disciplinary expertise of the course co-ordinator. A course outline will be provided to students at the beginning of Week 1 of the teaching term outlining the proposed study tour activities. These activities will be subject to change if required.
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
|Contact Hours||Not currently offered|
|Timetable||2018 Course Timetables for GMBA6010|