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China: IBUS 6290 Economic & Financial Issues in Global Financial Markets & IBUS 6297 Business Environment in China
Beijing, China; Shanghai, China
Program Terms: January Term
Cost Estimate January Term
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3
 Language(s) of Instruction:
English
 Class Status:
Graduate Open to non-GW students: No
 Sponsoring Department:
International Business
Program Description:

China: IBUS 6290 Economic and Financial Issues in Global Financial Markets & IBUS 6297 Business Environment in China


 

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This 6 credit program consists of IBUS 6290 Economic and Financial Issues in Global Financial Markets and IBUS 6297 Globalization and China's Business Environment. Following on-campus coursework students will depart for China for 2 weeks. While in China students will travel to Shanghai, Beijing and a third city near Beijing or Shanghai where they will engage in lectures, seminars, field visits, conduct business and participate in cultural visits.

IBUS 6290 Economic and Financial Issues in Global Financial Markets

This course will help students understand current issues in international economics and finance. It covers topics such as the subprime mortgage crisis, securitization, financial institutions risk management, global trade issues, balance of payment issues, non-performing loans, and the global stock markets.

IBUS 6297 Globalization and China's Business Environment

This course will help participants understand the Chinese economy, China's relationship with the World Trade Organization, and China's role in globalization of the world economy. Through lectures and guest lectures, seminars, and field visits, participants will learn China's business environment, multinational firms' business strategies and practices in China, the reform of state-owned enterprises, and the development of non-state-owned enterprises in China. Participants will travel to Shanghai, Beijin, and a third city where they will conduct business and cultural visits.

Calendar

Application Deadline: October 4, 2012

On Campus Dates:

  • Friday, October 12: 6:30pm - 9:00pm

  • Friday, October 26, 2012: 6:30pm - 9:00pm

  • Friday, November 9: 6:30pm - 9:00pm

  • Friday, November 30: 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Overseas Dates: December 27, 2012 - January 10, 2013

Credits:

6 credits are awarded for successful completion of this course.

Cost:

Program costs can be found here.

Information Sessions

Friday, September 28 from 5:30 - 6:30pm in Duques 353

GW Professor

Professor Jiawen Yang (jwyang@gwu.edu)
 

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Eligibility & Payment (GWSB Graduate)

Withdrawal & Refund Policy for Short-Term Abroad

 Cancellation Policy for Short-Term Abroad

Health Insurance for Short-Term Abroad

Non-Participant Accompaniment

Questions?

This program is administered by International Education & Programs in The George Washington University School of Business.


Feel free to contact us at 202.994.1212 or sbintl@gwu.edu with your questions.