Location: Florence, Italy
Eligibility: The program is open to undergraduate students with a 2.5 GPA.
Course Credits: Students will earn 1 credit p/np (MGMT 39000) which can be applied to graduation requirements.
Estimated Cost: $1950 (airfare and personal spending not included)
Housing: See below.
Language Requirements: None
Host: Krannert School of Management
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The Business of Food in Italy (Cultural Competency, International Elective) - MGMT 390
To understand and appreciate Italian identity and business culture it is important to recognize the central role that food plays. Italy boasts 7,200 edible herbs and vegetables, 1,200 varieties of grape, nearly 500 types of cheese, and 100 varieties of apple. This seminar is about the business and economics of Food in Italy. The week long program will examine aspects of growing, preparation, distribution and consumption of the main foods of Italy. The focus of the program will be on case studies of companies and other stakeholders that impact the markets as well as tradition and contemporary food markets. Classroom instruction will be supplemented with tours of markets in Florence, a visit to a farm to table business establishment, a cooking class, and an excursion to Parma or Modena to visit sites associated with food production in Emilia Romagna or Tuscany.
daily breakfast in hotel, welcome and farewell meal, some group meals, guided walking tours, museum visit, cultural activities, company visit.