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  • Locations: Berlin, Germany
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: Drexel applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Eligibility: Freshman, Junior, Pre-Junior, Sophomore Type of Program: Intensive Course Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Ahaji Schreffler
Program Description:
Program Overview | Academics | Program Calendar | Program Fee | More Information

Summer Break in Germany:
Managing Projects and People

Germany, Siemens

Program Overview

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.BSEL Logo

By participating in this program, students will:

  • Demonstrate project management skills, consulting practices and fundamentals at an international level
  • Demonstrate ability to organize and solve unstructured business problems with small businesses (incubator)
  • Develop and hone business communication skills and cross-cultural awareness  through presentations, reports and team work

Academics

Eligibility: Priority will be given to LeBow students who have completed Prof. Cataline's Global Classroom or belong to the LeBow Global Learning Community.

Credit/Registration
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
 

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Program Calendar

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


Program Fee - $1,200

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.

Included in Program Fee:Berlin Street Art

  • 6 nights accommodations
  • 3 group meals
  • Local transport
  • Site visits and activities
  • On Call Emergency Assistance insurance

Not Included in Program Fee (Estimated):

  • Round trip airfare to/from Germany ($1,500)
  • Most meals ($250)
  • Passport ($140)
  • Course materials ($40)
  • Spending money ($150)

More Information

  • US citizens are not required to obtain a visa for this program. Other nationalities should confirm visa requirements on the German Embassy website.
  • A recommended flight itinerary will be provided after acceptance into the program.


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/01/2019 03/15/2019 06/16/2019 06/21/2019