Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Cork, Ireland; Dublin, Ireland
- Program Terms: Summer
- Restrictions: Drexel applicants only
This program is offered exclusively to first year students in LeBow College of Business. Students will participate in a spring term hybrid course followed by an Ireland intensive at the start of freshman summer vacation term.
Corporate Strategy in Ireland will enable students to explore business from a global perspective. In a post Brexit world, study in Ireland is extremely relevant. The course includes research on the economic and cultural environment of Ireland. In Ireland, students will experience the cities of Cork, Waterford, and Dublin where they will engage in academic work with University College of Cork, visit multinational organizations and explore the operation of businesses with international headquarters. Prior to departure, students will engage in coursework that will study the economic, political and cultural climate in Ireland and Europe and its impact on multi-national corporate strategy.
By participating in this program, students will:
Eligibility: LeBow first year students with summer 2019 vacation term.
Credit/Registration: Students will be registered for BUSN T280: Corporate Strategy 4 credits as part of their spring term course load. Students must leave room for 4 credits in their credit load when registering for spring term, or will be billed for credits exceeding the 20 credit maximum.
Instructor: Susan Epstein, Clinical Professor, LeBow College of Business
Spring Term: Hybrid pre-departure course with 6 face to face class meetings as well as BBLearn modules and assignments.
Ireland Arrival: June 22, 2019
Ireland Departure: June 29, 2019
*Students may extend their travel independently before or after program dates and are fully responsible for all arrangements on those days.
Saturday, June 22, 2019 (Arrival)
Group dinner and Orientation
Sunday, June 23, 2019: (Dublin)
Walking tour of Dublin; Group meeting and discussion
Monday, June 24, 2019: (Dublin)
Croke Park Stadium and Skyline Tour; Guinness Storehouse Tour
Tuesday, June 25, 2019: (Dublin – Travel to Waterford and Cork)
Tour Waterford Crystal Factory and Viking Triangle; Student led debrief and discussion facilitation.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 (Cork)
UCC Faculty Lecture and Introduction to University; Self guided tour of City Center Market and Cork City
Student led debrief and discussion facilitation
Thursday, June 27, 2019 (Cork)
UCC Lecture on multi-national companies in Ireland and Europe; Blarney Castle
Friday, June 28, 2018 (Cork)
EMC Site Visit: Tour of a Dell Technologies Company; Corporate Site Visit (TBD)
Saturday, June 29, 2018 (Cork)
Bus to Dublin Airport; Flights to US
Due March 1, 2019: $500 Advance Payment
Due May 1, 2019: $800 Final Payment
*All payments are non-refundable unless declined admission or program cancels for unforeseen reasons.
This program fee has been subsidized by the Office of Global Engagement.
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