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APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 11, 2013

Singapore Flyer (pdf)
Singapore Application (pdf)

Copies of flyer and application forms are also available in CBE Undergraduate Center, 3rd Floor, Rauch Business Center.


PROGRAM DATES
January 2 - 11, 2014

PROGRAM LEADERS
Dr. Douglas Mahony, Ph.D.
Dept. of Management
Phone: 610-758-4935
Email: dmm309@lehigh.edu

Dr. Charles Stevens, Ph.D.
Dept. of Management
Phone: 610-758-5526
Email: ces213@lehigh.edu

PROGRAM COSTS
$3,250* - This includes airfare, lodging and most meals/excursions.
*Limited financial support is available based on need

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
In January 2014, Douglas Mahony and Charles Stevens  will accompany a group of students to study international business in Singapore over a 9-day period before classes begin for the spring semester. This program is part of Lehigh’s Global Initiative within the College of Business and Economics; it is a global lab elective to accompany the MGT 301 Business Management Policies course. Students have the opportunity to travel and learn about business in this dynamic country at a significantly reduced cost.

Singapore lies on the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with 1 main island and 63 offshore islands. It was recently voted the most innovation-friendly country in the world by BusinessWeek magazine in 2009. Over the course of 9 days, students will interact with key Singapore business stakeholders, business owners, business executives, professors, college students, and government officials. The goal of the trip is to integrate global academic concepts from the MGT 301 Business Management Policies course with the realities and functioning of business in Singapore. The trip will provide an invaluable opportunity for students to gain global experience in an innovative, dynamic market.

This program is selective and students are encouraged to contact Professor Mahony or Stevens before the fall semester begins to schedule an interview. Applications for the program are due October 11, 2013 and students will be notified of their acceptance by November 1, 2013.

Students may take MGT 301 in the fall or the spring semesters to be considered for this trip. Once selected, students will register for MGT 372 (Global Lab) in the spring semester. Additional information may be found in the links to the flier and application below.

COURSE OPTIONS
MGT 301 - All Sections(You may be waitlisted)*
MGT 372 - Global Lab (You will be waitlisted)*

* A (2 credit) MGT 372 course is available to students registering for the Lehigh in Singapore program. Students must register for the "prerequisite" MGT 301 course in the fall or spring semester. MGT 372 is not a replacement for MGT 301, but an elective taken abroad in addition to MGT 301 coursework.

INFORMATION & HOW TO APPLY

PETITION PROCESS for GLOBAL LABS
Students that do not meet the GPA 3.0 criteria should submit a one page supplement personal statement to support their application. As a guideline, this should include the following: describe why you should be considered, how will the specific program enhance your academic program at Lehigh and beyond, any other information that supports the match of your strengths and the program you want to attend

Students are encouraged to send an e-mail to Prof. Mahony at dmm309@lehigh.edu please write “Singapore 2014” in subject line to learn more about this exciting opportunity

You may also contact the program coordinator  with any questions about the program:
Sarah Wing
Global Initiatives Office
Rauch Business Center, Rm 107
Email: srw208@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610-758-2430
In person during Office Hours (M-F 8.30-10.00am & 3.30-5.00pm or by appointment)

Students interested in applying, should complete an application (available to download on website or at CBE Undergraduate Center).
Applications should be submitted in person to Sarah Wing, Global Initiatives Office, Rauch Business Center Rm 107, located in the Office of the Dean.

Please enter using  white door – signed “Global Initiative Office” during Office Hours Mon-Fri  8.30-10.00am and 3.30-5.00pm or by appointment by contacting Sarah at srw208@lehigh.edu

 

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