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  • Locations: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Program Terms: Intersession
  • Restrictions: USD applicants only
  • To open an application, contact Study Abroad Program Advisor (see box below for contact information)
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Intersession 2018 10/02/2017
10/09/2017 01/04/2018 01/13/2018
NOTE: NOTE: Participants will arrive to Buenos Aires on January 4 and begin program activities that afternoon. The class finishes on the evening of January 12. Students will fly home on January 13.

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Fact Sheet:
Professor(s): Dean Jaime Alonso Gomez, Dr. Denise Dimon Disciplines offered: Business Alumni Program, Master of Science in Global Leadership (MSGL)
Program Advisor: Danielle Levanetz - Program Type: Graduate Business - Ahlers Center
Program Description:
MSGL Buenos Aires Collage

Location Course  Professor Dates Mandatory Pre-Departure Meeting
Buenos Aires, Argentina MSGL 516: International Comparative Leadership and Human Resource Management (3 units) Denise Dimon, PhD & Jaime Alonso Gomez, PhD January 4-12, 2018 (requires an AM arrival on January 4, and departure anytime on January 13) TBD

Course Description


This course prepares participants to recognize the differences in cultural value systems and behaviors in the global environment, and how they affect leadership. Practical suggestions on how to succeed as a manager in foreign cultures and as a manager of foreign nationals will be examined. The course compares and contrasts the styles and effectiveness of leadership practices of contemporary and historical leaders. This course also provides an overview of the field of human resource management by highlighting such topics as recruitment, selection, benefits, performance appraisal, compensation, labor relations and recent trends within the context of relevant international laws.

Estimated Program Costs

Tuition (regular tuition rate of $1,420) $4,260
Round-trip airfare from SAN $1,500
Program Fee $350
Accommodations included in program
Total $6,110

Notes about program costs:

  1. TUITION for this program is at the regular graduate business tuition rate of $1,420/unit. Accommodations are included in the tuition for this program.
  2. AIRFARE is estimated as of June 20, 2017, using from San Diego. Please check current airfare using your departure and return cities for a more accurate estimate. You may also want to price flights from LAX (Los Angeles) and TIJ (Tijuana).
  3. PROGRAM FEE is non-refundable once you are accepted to the program. This fee is not a deposit towards tuition, rather a separate payment towards on-site logistical fees such as classroom rentals, speakers, overhead, some group activities, meals and transportation. 
  4. ACCOMMODATION costs are built into the program. You will be housed in a double-occupancy room and will share a room with a student of the same gender, unless you request otherwise. Housing is provided from January 4 (check in date) to January 13 (check out date). If you wish to stay in the group hotel for additional nights, or have a single-occupancy room, your student account will be charged accordingly. No refunds will be given if students choose to stay in a different hotel or with local contacts. Additional housing charges may be assessed if students drop the class after hotel accommodations are made on their behalf.  Accepted students will be provided with further information regarding the group hotel and will be asked their housing preferences.


The application deadline for this program is October 2, 2017. To be considered for acceptance, your online application must be complete by this date. You will be notified of acceptance by October 9, 2017. Once accepted, you must provide your flight itinerary and accommodations requests by October 30, 2017. Further information will be provided to accepted students.

Students who have already opened an online application and wish to continue working on it: click here.

Visa Information

A passport that is valid 6 months after your return date is required for travel to Argentina for U.S. citizens, but a tourist visa is not required. If you are not a U.S. citizen, click here to determine if you need a visa. Those requiring a visa should consult the Consulate of Argentina immediately to schedule a visa appointment. Students are solely responsible for obtaining their own visas, should they require one.

Additional Questions:

Danielle Levanetz
Administrative Director
Ahlers Center for International Business
University of San Diego
Coronado Room 118
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110
tel: +1 (619) 260-6881
fax: +1 (619) 260-4198


To open an application, contact Study Abroad Program Advisor (see box below for contact information)