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Undergraduate Programs

Managing in the Global Business Environment

CALLOUT:  Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 5:00pm in KRAN G20

At a glance:

Location: Siena, Italy

Program Dates: June 22-July 17, 2015

Host: University of Siena and Krannert School of Management.

Eligibility: The program is open to Krannert undergraduate students.

Course Credits: Students will earn 6 credits which can be applied toward graduation requirements.

Cost: $4900 USD.  Cost includes tuition/fees, housing, and welcome dinner in Siena.

Housing: Students will stay in the student dormitories at the University of Siena.

SCHOLARSHIPS: Students may apply for up to a $1000 scholarship to use toward program expenses.  For more information click here!

Language Requirement: None.

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2015.  

Contact: Julie Gable (gablej@purdue.edu) for more information

Details

Academic Program: Classes will be taught by Faculty from the Krannert School of Management  and the University of Siena. Students will earn a total of 6 credit hours for the program.  Course rosters will include Purdue and University of Siena students to create a rich, multi-cultural learning environment.  

Students may choose two classes from the following three options:

  • MGMT 35400/45500: Legal Foundations of Business (3 credits) - This course taught by Prof. Cliff Fisher examines the nature and place of law in our society, both national and international, the social and moral bases of law enactment, regulation of business, legal liability, enforcement procedures, and the legal environment for managers. This course may be used in any Krannert major requiring MGMT 35400, the MGMT concentration for Economics students, or the Krannert minor.

  • MGMT 39000: Global Insights Using Scenario Planning (3 credits) - This course taught by Prof. Carol Jacobson will equip students with skills in adapting to changing circumstances by learning and applying some basic exercises in scenario planning.  Through the tool of scenario planning, students will grapple with the implications of developing trends such as resource scarcity, technological changes, climate change, and population growth, and propose solutions to sustainability issues.  This course may be used as a professional, international, or general elective in any Krannert Plan of Study and toward an International Business Concentration.  Students may earn credit from multiple MGMT 390 courses, providing the courses have different titles.

  • MGMT 49000: Special Topics in International Business (3credits) - This course taught by Purdue faculty and Prof. Lorenzo Zanni (University of Siena) will look at current issues in International Business.  This course may be used as a professional, international, or general elective in any Krannert Plan of Study and toward an International Business Concentration.