Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Study Abroad

Continue to sharpen your leadership skills through an intensive study abroad experience at Quinlan.

Our study abroad courses will help you develop the global, cross-cultural perspective needed by today’s leaders. You’ll gain key insights into international business, while also developing a strong network comprised of your classmates and the business professionals you’ll meet while abroad.

Study abroad courses are open to both part-time and full-time students for full academic credit. Classes are taught by our top professors and are offered in a variety of disciplines.

2016-17 courses are being finalized now. See the 2015-16 courses below for representative classes.

2015-16 Graduate Study Abroad Courses

CourseLocationProfessorTermTravel DatesApplication
MARK 561: Comparative Consumer
Behavior and Marketing in Southeast Asia
Vietnam,
Cambodia,
Thailand
Clifford Shultz Winter 2015 January 2016 
Applications will reopen later‌
HRER 500: Global Human Resources and Employment Relations Spain Dow Scott and Ana María Lucia Casademunt Summer 2016 May 14-21, 2016 Applications will reopen later
MARK 569:  Global Branding Spain Linda Tuncay-Zayer Summer 2016 May 21-28, 2016 Applications will reopen later‌

Application Process:

  • Bring a completed course application and a copy of the identification page from your passport to the Quinlan Graduate Programs office in Schreiber Center, Suite 320, or email both to QuinlanGrad@luc.edu.
  • Submit the student activity fee. The student activity fee (including deposit) can be submitted here
  • Register for Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI), an international emergency medical insurance plan. All students are required to enroll in CISI prior to going on a study abroad trip, per Loyola's travel insurance requirement.

Questions on the application process? Contact the Graduate Business Programs Office at 312.915.6124 or QuinlanGrad@luc.edu.

 

MARK 561: Comparative Consumer Behavior and Marketing in Emerging Southeast Asia

Instructor: Professor Cliff Shultz

Location: Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand

Travel Dates: January 2016

Course Description

The primary objectives of this course are as follows.  

  1. Introduce students to the interactive concepts of marketing, political economy, and culture; and their dynamic relation to consumer behavior in emerging Southeast Asia.
  2. Enable students to understand cultural, political, legal and economic issues and appropriate business practices at corporate, national, transnational and global levels.
  3. Provide insights on effective marketing and management decision-making in unfamiliar or cross-cultural settings, particularly with respect to distinct Southeast Asian contexts and consumption dynamics in them.
  4. Give students unique experiences with cultural immersion, which will result in:
  5. Personal transformation and a greater appreciation for the challenges, wonders and opportunities in one of the most compelling regions of the world.

The course is broken into components. The first is approximately 8-12 hours of contact-time prior to departure to Vietnam, to brief students on the history, politics, economics, culture, marketing and CB dynamics of the countries to be visited, and to be certain that all paper-work (e.g., passports, visas, payments, liability forms, etc.) has been administered. The second major component of the course is the time and activities overseas. During that time, all students are expected to participate in ALL meetings, presentations, and travel required of the course.

Visit this page to see slide presentation.

Go to YouTube and Vimeo to view two sample videos made be students in previous classes.

Student Activity Fee: $2,350

(Includes double-occupancy in quality hotels, breakfasts, many other meaks, inter-country travel and transfers in SEA, full academic program, and several cultural excursions )

Special Note: 

Pre-trip classes and post-trip classes are required.

  • December 5
  • January TBA

HRER 500: Global Management of Compensation and Benefit Systems

Instructor: Professor Dow Scott

Location: Spain

Travel Dates: May 14 - 21, 2016

Course Description: 

This course will equip students with advanced knowledge of global compensation and provide an opportunity to study with graduate students from another country. Studying in Spain will introduce students to a very different compensation culture, traditions, and employment practices that exist in the U.S. 

Students will learn:

  1. How to integrate reward strategies, programs, and policies across global operations and facilities.
  2. The challenges of creating global reward strategies, programs, and policies that encourage employees to accept international assignments offered by their employers.
  3. How cultures affect employee perceptions of pay fairness and how these perceptions affect the design and effectiveness of pay policies and programs.
  4. How to work with an international team on assignments in a shared learning environment.

Registration Begins: 

April 4 (make sure that you know your assigned registration time)

Student Activity Fee: $1,485

(Includes double-occupancy in quality hotels, breakfasts, many other meals, inter-country travel, full academic program, and several cultural excursions.)

  • Deposit due: February 29
  • Balance due: April 8

Special Note: 

Students can extend their trip to Spain for a long weekend in Barcelona at the conclusion of the class for an additional cost (the instructor is not participating in this extended trip). Pre-trip classes are required.

  • April 30
  • May 7 (online)

MARK 569: Global Branding

Spain, Study Abroad 569

Instructor: Professor Linda Tuncay-Zayer

Location: Spain

Travel Dates: May 21 - 28, 2016

Course Description:

Offered as a Special Topics course, students will be exposed to the challenges and opportunities of branding efforts in a global setting.

Students will learn how to apply branding concepts to a global context. They will gather and analyze consumer insight in relation to a brand of their choice and evaluate its feasibility of launching in Spain.

Registration Begins:

April 4 (make sure that you know your assigned registration time)

Student Activity Fee: $1,685

(Includes double-occupancy in quality hotels, breakfasts, many other meals, inter-country travel, full academic program, and several cultural excursions.)

  • Deposit due: February 29
  • Balance due: April 8

Special Notes:

Pre-trip class is required.

  • April 9 (available online)

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