Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Berlin, Germany
- Program Terms: Summer
- Restrictions: Drexel applicants only
- Dates / Deadlines
This program “Thinking A(Broad) – Managing Projects and People” centers around team-based projects with interdisciplinary and intercultural teams of students from both Drexel and Berlin School of Economics and Law (BSEL). Student teams will collaborate with companies housed in the HWR incubator in Siemen’s City, Berlin, Germany on micro business consulting projects. The teams will work together in a classroom setting on their assigned projects and will report accomplishments and discoveries, and strategize with the client. The program will culminate in group presentations documenting the team’s research, results, and recommendations.
By participating in this program, students will:
Eligibility: Priority will be given to LeBow students who have completed Prof. Cataline's Global Classroom or belong to the LeBow Global Learning Community.
Students will be registered for BUSN T380: Managing Projects & People, 4 credits as part of their spring term course load. Students must leave room for the 4 credits in their credit load when registering for spring term, or will be billed for credits exceeding the 20 credit maximum.
Instructor: Jodi Cataline, Clinical Professor, LeBow College of Business
Spring Term: The spring term course includes a 4 week Global Classroom project related to social enterprise with students at Amsterdam UAS. The spring term class includes several face to face class meetings, BBLearn modules, assignments, and team project.
Germany Arrival: June 16, 2019
Germany Departure: June 21, 2019
*Students may extend their travel independently before or after program dates and are fully responsible for all arrangements on those days.
Tentative Itinerary Overview
Day 1: Arrival; Bus tour of Berlin; Group orientation
Day 2: Meet BSEL students; Course introduction; Project Management lecture
Day 3: HWR Incubator at Siemens City; Design Thinking Workshop; Group reflection
Day 4: Cross Cultural Management lecture; Post-reflection /discussion; Group work
Day 5: Company visit; Social Entrepreneurship lecture; Group work
Day 6: Group presentations
Day 7: Departure and return to US
Due March 1, 2019: $500 Advance Payment
Due May 1, 2019: $700 Final Payment
*All payments are non-refundable unless declined admission or program cancels for unforeseen reasons.
This program fee has been subsidized by the LeBow College of Business and Office of Global Engagement.
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