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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom; Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Restrictions: Drexel applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Program Description:
Program Overview | Academics | Program Calendar | Program Fee | More Information

Drexel Spring Intensive in the UK:
Global Sustainable Leadership

ICA UK London Bus

Program Overview

Thinking (A)broad: Global Sustainable Leadership is a 4-credit business elective offered during the spring term 2019 that includes a 6 night/7-day Intensive Course Abroad portion to London and Oxford England from April 1-7, which includes participation in the Student Global Leadership Conference hosted by the Foundation for International Education (FIE).

ICA London FIE Conference logo

  • The course will include a study of leadership theory and practice, and team roles and dynamics, viewed from a global perspective, with reflection and goal setting individually using styles, examples and experiences.
  • The experiential learning and global classroom portion of the itinerary will include participation in the Student Global Leadership Conference, hosted by the Foundation for International Education in London, England in April 2019, as well as collaborative work with faculty and students from Leeds University (UK).
  • Assignments and projects will use research, dialogue, guests, interviews, film, cases and development tools.
  • Time is designated for cultural events, including a City Tour and time in Oxford.
  • It is an opportunity to attend a leadership conference allowing insight into business (team and leadership development specifically) as well as sustainability in a global environment; students will developing relationships with other international institution participants in attendance..
  • These are great resume talking points.  The group is going to learn a lot, share ideas, have fun and create memories too!

Academics

Credit/RegistrationICA London Global Conferene
This combined on-campus/abroad course is BUSN T380 for 4 credits and serves as a business elective for Spring Term 2019. Students will be enrolled upon acceptance of their application.

On-Campus Class Schedule: Hybrid (3 Wednesday evenings)

Pre-requisite
Preference will be given to students who were enrolled Global Classroom sections of BUSN101 and BUSN102, taught by Professors Jodi Cataline and Dana D’Angelo in prior academic years.


Program Calendar

Arrival Date: April 1, 2019
Departure Date: April 7, 2019
*Students may extend their travel independently before or after program dates, though are fully responsible for all arrangements on these dates.

Itinerary Overview (Tentative)

 

Day 1: Monday

Arrival
City Tour
Welcome Dinner

Day 2:Tuesday

Intercultural Teams
Networking Lunch
Conference Presentation Research Preparation

Day 3: Wednesday

Full Day in Oxford with Group Lunch

Day 4: Thursday

Company Visit – Lecture and Tour
Conference Presentation Research Preparation

Day 5: Friday Cultural Visits
Conference Welcome Reception and Sessions
Day 6: Saturday Conference Session and Team Presentations
Day 7: Sunday Conference Sessions and Wrap-Up
Departure
 

Program Fee - $1,400 for 2019

Due November 15th, 2018 - $500 Advance Payment
Due January 15th, 2019 - $900 Final Payment
*All payments are non-refundable unless declined admission or program cancels for unforeseen reasons.

The program fee includes on ground expenses – transport, tours and programs, lodging, daily breakfast and several other meals– and is offset by contributions from Drexel and LeBow support.

Included in Program Fee:

  • Double or triple occupancy hotel accommodations in Earl’s Court area of London
  • FIE conference registration fee
  • Breakfast and wifi
  • Other meals per day, including a Welcome Dinner and and several group lunchICA London Global Conference
  • Pre-paid Oyster Card for the London Underground
  • Two cultural tours (tentatively a City Tour and Oxford)
  • Emergency evacuation insurance

Not Included in Program Fee:

  • $25 application fee
  • Roundtrip airfare*
  • Remaining meals
  • Passport/Visa fees
  • Hotel incidentals
  • Oyster Card (London Underground) replenishments
  • Spending money
*Information on recommended flights will be provided. 

More Information

  • Visa: US citizens are not required to obtain a visa for entry to the UK. Other nationalities must confirm on the UK Embassy website whether a visa is required for entry.
  • Contact Faculty Leader Dana D’Angelo at danad@drexel.edu with any questions. 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 11/15/2018 11/23/2018 04/01/2019 04/07/2019
NOTE: Students should speak with spring term instructors in advance regarding travel during the first week of spring term.