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Universidad EAFIT
Carrera 49 # 7 sur -50 Medellín Antioquia Colombia
Carrera 12 # 96-23, oficina 304 Bogotá Cundinamarca Colombia
(57)(4) 2619500 contacto@eafit.edu.co
EAFITEscuela de VeranoEscuela de Verano / CursosInternational Business: a Latin American Perspective (Administración)

International Business: a Latin American Perspective (Administración)

Description

With almost 60 years of existence, Universidad EAFIT has consolidated as a first-rate academic choice, which mission is to contribute to the social, economic, scientific and cultural progress of Colombia, developing programs that form skillful people, understanding the needs of the society within an environment of pluralism and excellence.

On the same path, the School of Management, has the mission to contribute to the social and economic development of the region in constant interaction with the public and private sectors. This contribution is made through the education of professionals characterized by their integrity and their critical and strategic vision, through multidisciplinary and applied scientific research and through relevant participation in outreach initiatives. 

This particular summer course, designed by the International Business Department, will enable participants to acquire knowledge about the Latin-American context related to international business, as well as a variety of cultural aspects from the region, through modules and visits that are aligned with academic progression of the department, and with the international and regional business trends.
 


General information

UMES: 4
Credits: 3

Term: 68 hours, two weeks.
Schedule: from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
Dates:  from July 15 to July 26th 2019

Inversion:
 1,180 USD
*TRM of 3.150 COP



    Schedule  

    Week one



    Monday, July 15 
    Tuesday, July 16
    Wednesday, July 17
    Thursday, July 18
    Friday, July 19
    8:00 to 10:00
    Welcoming session and University tour
    Module 1: Business Context in Latin America.

    Module 2: Business Opportunities in Latin American Emerging Markets.
    Module 3: International Management.
    Module 3: International Management.
    10:00 to 10:15
    Coffee Break
    10:15 to 12:00
    Module 1: Business Context in Latin America.
    Module 1: Business Context in Latin America.
    Module 2: Business Opportunities in Latin American Emerging Markets.
    Module 3: International Management.
    Module 3: International Management.

    12:00 to 2:00
      Lunch
    ​​2:00 to 3:45
    Module 1: Business Context in Latin America.
    Graffitour.
    .

    Module 2: Business Opportunities in Latin American Emerging Markets.
    Company Visit.
    .


    Company
    visit .


    3:45 to 4:00
    Coffee Break
    Coffee Break 
    ​​4:00 to 5:30 
    Module 1: Business Context in Latin America - guest speaker.
    Module 2: Business Opportunities in LA Emerging Markets.


    Week two 


    Monday, July 22
    Tuesday, July 23
    Wednesday, July 24
    Thursday, July 25
    Friday, July 26
    8:00 to 10:00
    Module 4: Latin American cultural context.
    Module 4: Latin American cultural context.
    Module 5: International Entrepreneurship.
    Module 5: International Entrepreneurship.
    Final evaluation.
    10:00 to 10:15
    Coffee Break
    10:15 to 12:00
    Module 4: Latin American cultural context.
    Module 4: Latin American cultural context.
    Module 5: International Entrepreneurship.
    Module 5: International Entrepreneurship.
    Final project proposal (until 1pm).

    12:00 to 2:00
    Lunch
    2:00 to 3:45
    Downtown walking tour.

    Module 4: Latin American cultural context.
    Company visit.
    Module 5: International Entrepreneurship.

    Free afternoon.

    3:45 to 4:00
    Coffee Break 
    Coffee Break
    4:00 to 5:30 
    individual study time.
    Module 5: International Entrepreneurship - panel.



Academic team 

Universidad EAFIT offers programs at the undergraduate, graduate and PhD level which are thought by a highly qualified team of professors who hold Master’s or PhD degrees. The professors will assist international students at all times, inside campus and during outdoor visits.
Below is a list of potential professors for the course. However, the final list of lecturers will depend on the final dates and, if necessary, new lecturers with the equivalent level of qualifications will be added to this team:

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Professor Sandra Santamaría 
Professor Beatriz Bedoya 
Professor: Natalia Escobar Pemberty
Professor Carolina Ardila 
Professor Sascha Fuerst

Doctor in Business Administration, Newcastle University and Grenoble École de Management (DBA). 

Magister in Administration Science –EAFIT University, Medellin.
PhD in Global Governance and Human Security -University of Massachusetts BostonMagister in Entrepreneurship and Innovation –Salamanca University, SpainPhD, International Business, University of Turku School of Economics (Finland)

Important information

  • Work material for the development of the activities proposed in the course. In addition, transportation to all selected visits to support the content of the course, leaving from the University.
  • The certificate of attendance is offered to the participants who comply with 85% or more of face-to-face attendance to the classes and visits scheduled in the course.
  • The EAFIT University reserves the right to cancel a course when the minimum number of registrations required for its development is not required, in which case the total refund of the value canceled by the participant will be made.
  • For insurmountable reasons, EAFIT University reserves the right to cancel a program or modify it as follows: the date of completion, the value of the investment, the proposed purposes, the contents and the venue where the program will be offered.
  • The course has limited seating.
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