Signature Global Programs in Barcelona, Oxford, and the Asia Pacific

The McDonough School of Business offers customized summer programs to allow undergraduate students to further their global experience while completing two business courses — six Georgetown credits — at well-known institutions abroad. Programs are four to five weeks long, and courses are taught by faculty from the McDonough School of Business and partner institutions.  

For information about each of these programs and or scholarship opportunities, please contact Monija Amani, Senior Assistant Dean.

Barcelona, Spain: Business Ethics and International Marketing 

Program Information

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is proud to partner with the Escuela Superior de Administracion y Direccion de Empresas (ESADE), one of the world’s top business schools, located in San Cugat, in the outskirts of Barcelona, Spain. During this four-week program, students complete two courses: Ethical Values of Business and Marketing Across Borders, taught by expert lecturers; students also participate in Spanish and Catalan cultural discussions and visit local businesses to complement their coursework.  

Prerequisite

  • MARK 220: Principles of Marketing

Coursework

STRT 230: Ethical Values of Business
This course fulfills:

  • The Sophomore Ethics core requirement for all Georgetown business students

MARK 229: Marketing Across Borders
This course fulfills:

  • An elective for Marketing majors
  • An elective for International Business Regional Studies or International Political Economy and Business majors

Course modules are complemented through co-curricular visits to organizations that play a vital role in Barcelona’s economy and exemplify the city’s entrepreneurial environments. 

Program Dates for Summer 2021

TBD

Asia Pacific: Marketing and Intercultural Communication – The Asian Perspective 

Program Information

This four-week program is designed to enable McDonough students to study marketing and intercultural communication in an Asian Pacific country, during summer 2021.

The program includes a combination of course lectures and seminars, as well as visits to prominent business and cultural sites in the host country.  Students will meet with leaders from various organizations to gain insight into the important role that Asia Pacific industries play at the crossroads of global commerce. Company visits will allow students to learn about marketing strategies and their application in various contexts. In addition, students will have the opportunity to experience the unique culture, language, and customs of the host country.

Prerequisite

None 

Coursework

MARK 220: Principles of Marketing
This course fulfills:

  • The Marketing core requirement for all Georgetown business students

MGMT 205: Intercultural Communications
This course fulfills:

  • An elective for Management, Leadership, and Innovation majors
  • An elective for International Business Regional Studies majors
  • The Integrated Writing Requirement for Georgetown business students

Program Dates for Summer 2021

TBD

Oxford, England: Comparative Strategic Management

Program Information

For the past 40 years, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has partnered with Oxford University to enable undergraduate students to further their global awareness and international experience with summer study in the United Kingdom. Conducted over five weeks, the Comparative Strategic Management Program compares business functions in Great Britain, Western Europe, and the United States. The program is designed for mature business students who have completed at least 60 credits and who are motivated to enrich their academic and personal lives and explore the global business environment with the experience of living and learning in a foreign setting.

Participation in this program also enables students to benefit from Oxford’s traditional tutorial pedagogy. In addition, students experience Oxford’s High Table tradition and make frequent visits to leading British firms to experience global business and intercultural exchange in Great Britain. 

Prerequisites

  • ECON 001: Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 002: Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ACCT 101: Accounting I
  • FINC 211: Business Financial Management

Coursework

STRT 283: Strategic Management
This course fulfills:

  • The Strategic Management core requirement for all Georgetown business students.

FINC 220 Real Estate Finance
This course fulfills:

  • An elective for Finance majors

Program Dates for Summer 2021

TBD