Through Quinlan School of Business' study abroad courses, students explore different cultures, form new relationships, and hone their international commerce knowledge and skills. These intensive, two-week summer courses, offered in international settings, earn full academic credit. Classes are taught by Loyola's top professors and are offered in a variety of disciplines.
Summer 2014 Quinlan Study Abroad
IBUS 399: Special Topics - International Development and Business Consulting in Emerging Markets
May 12 - 22, 2014
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Faculty: I. Lee, M. Welch, M. Cinar
Course prerequisites: IBUS 201 or other international business/economics classes; instructor approval required*
College of Arts & Sciences students - With approval and required prerequisites, students in related majors such as International Studies or Political Science may participate in this study abroad course. Contact one of the instructors for more information.
Course Description: Students will learn to use basic financial, managerial, marketing and accounting skills to help micro businesses, NGOs, and informal endeavors in an emerging market. The course will initially have a basic ‘tools’ foundation in which students will refresh their knowledge base that will be needed for consulting experiences. This portion of the course may be offered online, at the discretion of the instructors. The extension of the classroom experience will involve hands-on consulting in an organization within an emerging market (Santo Domingo).
STEPS TO APPLY:
1) Download the two required forms:
2) Complete the Judicial form for the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution.
3) Meet with your Academic Advisor to complete the Dean's Recommendation form.
Any undergraduate student interested in taking this course, Quinlan or CAS, must meet with their academic advisor to discuss how this course fits into their 4-year plan. Have the academic advisor form with you to give to your advisor to complete.
4) Submit the two completed forms to the Quinlan Graduate Programs Office in Maguire 204 (Administrative Assistant William McMorris).
Once it has been determined that there are enough students to run the course, you will be enrolled in IBUS 399. At that point in time, you will be notified of your enrollment and you will have 48 hours to make your $500 deposit on Marketplace:
Undergraduate Business students who wish to register for this study abroad course must set up an appointment for an interview with one of the professors listed below:
Professor Ian Lee (email@example.com; 312-915-7656)
Professor Mike Welch (firstname.lastname@example.org; 312-915-7117)
Professor Mine Cinar (email@example.com; 312-915-6066)
*NOTE: Graduate Business students may enroll in this course and participate in the study abroad experience with approval from Assistant Dean Jennifer Huntley. If interested, please contact the Graduate Programs Office (204 Maguire Hall; firstname.lastname@example.org; 312-915-6124).
Student Fees for This Study Abroad Course:
The total cost for this program is $1900, which includes housing, some meals, and program excursions (does not include airfaire - students must book separately). You will be registered for this course only after we have determined that there are enough students to allow the class to run. AT that point in time, you will have 48 hours to pay the non-refundable $500 deposit.
The remaining balance of $1400 must be paid by Friday, March 28.
Financial Assistance: The first 12 undergraduate business students who register for this course maybe eligible for a $500 grant funded by the Center of Social Enterprise and Responsibility.
For more information about other summer study abroad opportunities, please visit Go Global This Summer.