China is now to a large extent the engine of the world's
An increasingly powerful economic force and a rapidly rising middle
class means that China's consumers are also becoming a key market for
multinational companies. China continues to make massive investments in
infrastructure to facilitate this continued rapid rise. However, with
this, China is rapidly losing its labor cost advantage, particularly in
low-end manufacturing, and is seeing some industries beginning to move
offshore. How will China deal with this shift in its own economy? Can
it continue to dominate world markets as its focus shifts away from
low-cost, labor intensive manufacturing?
Beijing, Ningbo and Shanghai, China
Friday, May 31 - Sunday, June 9
For more information on the student experience: Lehigh in China, 2012
dates. The group
departs for Beijing on Friday, May 31 and will return on
June 9 from Shanghai. Transportation to and from the airport (EWR) will
be provided from Lehigh University.
This 3-credit special topics course will be taught by Professor Andrew
Ward and will meet on select evenings throughout the summer semester.
All registrants must be current Lehigh University MBA students in good
academic standing. An interview is required. Experience
Cost & Funding.
The cost of this international experience is $3,500 (excluding
tuition). This fee covers all ground costs, twin accommodation,
airfare, some meals and cultural excursions. Single accommodation is
available for a $600 supplement.