Global Perspective Residency: Mexico City (PSAD 6200.DE1)
Mexico City, Mexico (Outgoing Program)
Spring Short Term
Global Perspective Residency (Mexico City)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MONDAY, DECEMBER 19th, 2016
Course Number: PSAD 6200.DE1 (3 credits)
Professor: Gary Nordlinger
Blackboard-Based Course Dates: February 10 - March 10, 2017
Global Perspective Residency Dates: March 11 - 18, 2017
Additional information can be found on the GSPM website.
Is This Program for Me?
Are you . . .
- seeking to advance commerce or a cause in Latin America?
- looking to effect change in the region?
- interested in operating in international markets, overcoming the complexities of differing political and societal environments?
- curious about what advocacy tools really influence governments, parliaments, politicians, and legislators -- in the U.S. and around world?
Why Mexico City?
During our travel period in Mexico, students will explore the challenges of advocacy and communications throughout the region, which has increasing economic and geopolitical significance. Students will be exposed to the governance structures, the power holders and decision makers, and best practices in advocacy in areas including Mexico, Central America, and the greater Latin American region.
What Will My Days Be Like in Mexico City?
Following is a sample itinerary for one day abroad:
9:30am-12:00pm: Meeting with Political Party Representatives
12:30-2:00pm: Lunch with American Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, or similar organization
2:30-4:00pm: Panel: NGOs
4:30-6:00pm: Panel: CEOs and Corporate Executives
Evening: Dinner and activities on students' own
What Dates Are the Class and the Travel to Mexico?
Blackboard-Based Classes: February 8 - March 8, 2016. Lectures, readings, and assignments will be made available on Blackboard. Due dates will be listed on the syllabus, and work can be completed at your own pace as long as deadlines are met.
Global Perspective Residency in Mexico City: March 11 - 18, 2017
When Do I Apply, and When Will I Be Notified of My Acceptance?
Application Deadline: December 19, 2016
Acceptance Decisions: Beginning December 19, 2016
How Much Will This Cost?
Tuition: $4,800 ($1,600/credit)
Health and Safety Insurance: $17.50
Hotel: $950 (seven nights’ accommodations + daily breakfast)
Group Transport: $200 (for bus rental, taxi, subway, and/or other daily transportation needs throughout the week)
Group Meals: $400 (GSPM dinner reception, lunches, and Farewell Dinner-Reception)
Estimated Total on GW Bill: $6,375
NOTE: The listed fees are subject to change. The "Estimated Total on GW Bill" comprises the costs that will appear on the GW Student Accounts bill. All other expenses -- including airfare, non-group meals, non-group transportation, passport and visa fees, etc. -- will be sought out and paid by students directly and will not be billed through the university. GSPM reserves the right to change this program at any time without notice.
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