|Restrictions:||GW applicants only|
|Minimum GPA:||3||Language(s) of Instruction:||English|
|Class Status:||Graduate||Open to non-GW students:||No|
France: "Globalizing Europe or Leisure and Lifestyle" Short-term Exchange with EDHEC Business School
Is this program for me?
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- 24th worldwide according to The Economist Full-time MBA Ranking 2016
- Top 100 worldwide according to Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2016
This course will examine topics of key interest to business and economics students unfamiliar with European institutions, nations and the particular problems presented in constructing a European Union and at the same time, globalizing enterprises outside that union. Four focus courses acquaint participants with European business, economic challenges and the larger political and cultural framework that encapsulates the EEC.
- Cross Cultural Challenges: European diversity
- Comparative Business Models in Europe
- European Institutions and Community Organization
- The EU and its outsiders: The Case of Eastern Europe
This course will examine a few mainstream players of the leisure economy, using models based in the region of Nice, Cannes and Monaco as live case studies of the companies and consumers that inhabit the
leisure economy. Three focus courses will combine background literature, in situ learning and a consultancy based evaluation framework to become acquainted with this often neglected part of today’s economy.
- The economic context of leisure
- Consuming leisure
- Leisure research
- Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer
- Sociétés MANE
- Guided tour of Grasse
- Tour of Monaco
- Bicycle tour of Nice
Social activities include (both courses): Welcome and farewell events, a gastronomic experience and food tourism
Click here for additional 2017 program information.
Admission to this course is restricted to graduate students in the School of Business.
This program fulfills general elective credit for Master's and MBA programs. This program has also been pre-approved to fulfill elective credit within the following MBA Concentration: Global Management. Students may petition to have study away courses count towards other MBA concentrations or Master's degree requirements by speaking with their academic advisor.
Sunday, February 26, 2017*
*Students applying to this program will also be required to complete EDHEC's application (linked below) and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org by the February 26th deadline. Along with your application please provide a passport-sized head-shot photo of yourself and e-mail it to email@example.com.
Students may only apply to one of the two courses of this program. Students should express which course they are applying to in the application essay.
Link to 2017 EDHEC application: EDHEC Summer 2017_Application form.pdf
Leisure and Lifestyle: June 19 - July 7, 2017
To learn more about EDHEC's campuses, view the Nice campus video.
EDHEC's program brochures:
EDHEC Summer courses 2017_Globalising Europe.pdf
EDHEC Summer courses 2017_Leisure and Lifestyle.pdf
Questions?This program is administered by Global & Experiential Education in The George Washington University School of Business.
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