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Argentina: Buenos Aires - Business Program (Intersession)
Buenos Aires, Argentina (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Intersession,
Program Cost
PROGRAM COST Program Cost
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Intersession 2016 09/30/2015 10/14/2015 01/03/2016 01/16/2016
Fact Sheet:
Language Requirement: None GPA: good academic standing
Professor(s): Dr. Denise Dimon Internships: No
Disciplines offered: Business, Economics Accomodations: Hotel
Prerequisite(s): Econ 102 + upper-division status Program Advisor: Derek Brendel - dbrendel@sandiego.edu
Tuition Remission Eligible Program: Yes Program Type: Undergraduate
Program Description:


    

 

PROGRAM LOCATION 

Buenos Aires (pop. 13 million) is well-known for its cultural diversity and dynamic atmosphere, making it one of South America's most elegant and vibrant cities.  The city's history revolves around the Western European immigrants whose descendants have preserved their influences since the 19th century by way of architecture, art, and style.  Buenos Aires has also adopted some more modern architectural styles, which provide a notable contrast to the city's deep-rooted traditions and history.

COURSE INFORMATION 

BUSN/ECON 339 Latin American Business Environment 
Professor: Dr. Denise Dimon: dimon@sandiego.edu - Bio for Dr. Dimon

BUSN 339 fulfills: Elective for International Business major/minor; Elective for Business Administration major/minor
ECON 339 fulfills: Elective for Economics major/minor; Elective for Business Economics major/minor
Pre-requisite(s): ECON 102


This course is designed to prepare participants to work effectively in or with Latin America organizations by providing an understanding of the issues, opportunities, and complexities associated with doing business in the region.  The focus is on the cultural, historical, economic, social, political and business environments in Latin America and on the activities of companies operating in Latin America, both foreign and domestic.  Successful Latin American companies competing internationally will also be an aspect of the course.  Upon successful completion of the course, students will possess an awareness of the business and economic environments in Latin America, and be able to demonstrate analytical and strategic thinking skills that reflect an understanding of the competitive environment in which local and foreign companies operate in Latin America. Prerequisites: ECON 102.

HOUSING

Students are housed at a centrally located hotel and share rooms based upon double occupancy. Breakfast is included at the hotel. Independent housing is not available for this program.

COST

The program cost includes 3 units of USD tuition, accommodations, international health insurance, breakfasts, company/site visits around the city and selected cultural activities.  Not included in the program price are additional meals, flight tickets, ground transportation to/from Buenos Aires airport, Iguazu excursion (if available), and spending money while abroad.  For a detailed description of program costs please see the Program Cost in the box at the top of this webpage. Click on the link which corresponds to the term you plan to study abroad.

All accepted program participants who withdraw from the program after the application due date are subject to the USD Intersession program refund policy.  Specific details on the refund policy may be found here: 
Summer / Intersession Program Refund Policy