Go Global with Smith!
BUSI788D: Entering and Understanding the U.S. Market
WINTER TERM COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR JANUARY, 2013. THE OFFICE
OF GLOBAL PROGRAMS INTENDS TO RESCHEDULE IT FOR JANUARY, 2014. IF YOU WOULD LIKE
TO RECEIVE MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE EMAIL US AT:
Preference is given to full-time international MBA students, and
enrollment must be confirmed by the Office of Global Programs.
One credit fall term BUSI788D & two-credit winter term
TO GO BEHIND-THE-SCENES AND IN THE BOARD ROOMS OF AMERICAN COMPANIES AND
FACTORIES IN THE WASHINGTON DC AND SILICON VALLEY AREAS? AND EARN 3 CREDITS? THE
OFFICE OF GLOBAL PROGRAMS IS EXCITED TO PRESENT THIS WINTER BREAK 3-CREDIT
OPPORTUNITY TARGETED TO OUR INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE STUDENTS. THREE FULL DAYS OF
LEARNING ABOUT BUSINESS HERE IN DC AREA, INCLUDING A FACTORY TOUR OF THE HARLEY
DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLE ASSEMBLY PLANT, THEN ON TO SILICON VALLEY, CALIFORNIA FOR
VISITS WITH LEADERS OF UP-AND-COMING BUSINESSES – MAYBE THE NEXT GOOGLE!
The Smith School is committed to growing global citizens, and to hosting our
international students and helping them make the most of their time as students
in the USA. The pre-departure work in December, 2012 will involve a seminar by
the Office of Career Services as well as guest lectures from University of
Maryland experts on American culture and history, and a variety of other
discussions and presentations designed to promote an excellent and rewarding
experience and understanding of the United States.
In January, 2013 the Washington DC part of the course will consist of
at least two company visits per day, plus some cultural activities in
Washington, D.C. Then, we will fly to Silicon Valley, California for
meetings with current leaders of American innovation. Students are
encouraged to stay after conclusion of the course to enjoy the beautiful
California summer weather!