Faculty-Led Programs

WINTER BREAK PROGRAMS

 

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

FIN 46087/56087

Dates: January 2-11, 2020

This course examines financial institutions in the Cayman Islands. The historical development and structure of the financial institutions are covered, and the role of cultural influences is explored.

Faculty Leader: Dr. Steven A. Dennis sdenni14@kent.edu


SPRING BREAK PROGRAMS

 

BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AND MADE IN ITALY

MKTG 45187

Dates: March 20-28, 2020

Italy provides models of excellence in business in various sectors and industries. Made, styled, designed in Italy has become, over times, synonymous of high quality products and processes. This course will focus on the most important fields that have contributed to the success of the “Made in Italy” brand and label, that is, the Industrial design, Luxury, Food and Fashion industries.

Faculty Leaders: Professor Simone Anselmi sanselmi@kent.edu and Dr. Robert Jewell rjewell1@kent.edu

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INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE IN MANAGEMENT: BRAZIL AND THE GLOBAL ARENA

MGMT 44187/BAD 60095

Dates: March 21-29, 2020

The goal of this study abroad program is to provide an understanding of the many aspects of doing business in and from Brazil by visiting country-specific companies and multinationals, major banks and other financial organizations, and having seminars from professors of PUCPR, a partner university with Kent State University, in the American School.

Faculty Leader: Dr. Robert D. Hisrich rhisric1@kent.edu

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INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE IN ACCOUNTING: EUROPE

ACCT 43087/53087

Dates: March 21-29, 2020

This trip to England and France will encompass instruction, education abroad experiences and a final project on international accounting. Students will have firsthand exposure to international businesses and organizations generally relating to business and specifically relating to accounting and finance. Includes pre-trip orientation sessions, visits to international businesses and organizations, and opportunities for cultural activities.

Faculty Leader: Dr. Wei Li wli2@kent.edu

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SUMMER INTERSESSION PROGRAMS

 

EXPLORING SUSTAINABILITY FROM A SALES AND MARKETING PERSPECTIVE IN GREECE

MKTG 45187

Dates: May 11-26, 2020 (includes 2 in-class days before departure)

This course examines sustainability programs employed by U.S. companies and compares them to similar programs in Greece. Implications for sales and marketing activities include examining promotional materials, sustainability programs related to product production and distribution as well as development and discovering corporate long-term goals and objectives.

Faculty Leader: Professor Ellen Daniels edaniels@kent.edu

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