Signature Global Programs in Barcelona, Hong Kong, and Oxford

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 six weeks long, and courses are taught by faculty from the McDonough School of Business and partner institutions.

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. Courses are taught by expert lecturers, and students participate in Spanish and Catalan cultural seminars 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. 

For information about the program and for scholarship opportunities, contact Senior Assistant Dean Monija Amani.

Program Dates

June 1 – June 29, 2019

Hong Kong, China: 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 Hong Kong, one of Asia’s most dynamic and fascinating cities.  

The program includes a combination of course lectures and seminars, as well as visits to prominent business and cultural sites in Hong Kong. Students will meet with leaders from various governmental and industry entities to gain insight into the important role that Hong Kong plays at the crossroads of global commerce. Visits will allow students to learn about strategy and its application in various contexts. In addition, students will have the opportunity to experience the unique culture, language, and customs of Hong Kong. The program also includes a day trip  to Macau.

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

For information about the program and for scholarship opportunities, contact Monija Amani.

Program Dates

 June 1 – June 29, 2019

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.

Enjoying close interaction with British instructors and tutors, students benefit from Oxford’s traditional teaching methods in lectures, seminars, and tutorials. Students also make frequent visits to leading British firms to experience global business and intercultural exchange firsthand.

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 250 International Finance
This course fulfills:

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

For information about the program and for scholarship opportunities, contact Monija Amani.

Program Dates

July 4 – August 7, 2019