American university in South africa
South Africa’s economy accounts for nearly 25% of the Africa’s gross domestic product. The country’s natural resources have driven its economy, and within its varied landscapes lie some of the most magnificent examples of biodiversity in the world. From the majesty of the natural environment to the bustling city life of Johannesburg, and from the turbulent political history to the modern democratic state it now is, South Africa is a complex country on the rise.
Our IBUS 244: International Management Practices course provides students the opportunity to experience the management practices and business environments in South African organizations.
Students will participate in a half semester long pre-departure class, followed by one week of travel to South Africa during the first week of January. The pre-departure class will be held on Wednesday evenings from 8:10 – 10:40 p.m. on the following dates: November 9, 16, 30, and December 7.
The travel component of the program consists of a series of meetings with managers and tours of companies across various industry sectors, engaged in interactive follow-up discussions to analyze the state of economic development in South Africa. The course enables you to fuse classroom learning with actual techniques used to compete in the global marketplace.
The program will begin on the Wednesday, January 4 in the program hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa. Students are expected to arrive in Johannesburg on Wednesday, January 4. Information on airport transfer will be given to students before booking flights. Those arriving early will be responsible for arranging their own airport transfer and additional nights in the hotel. The program will conclude on the morning of Saturday, January 14 in Capetown.
Please note, students will be responsible for reserving and purchasing their own airfare to and from South Africa, and may choose to arrive early or stay later for personal travel in the region.
Students are responsible for reserving and purchasing their own airfare to and from South Africa. Transportation between cities within South Africa is included in the cost of the trip and all reservations will be taken care of by the Global Learning Office.
Itinerary and Housing
The Program will begin on Wednesday, January 4th in Johannesburg. We are planning on 2-3 business visits in Johannesburg, as well as sightseeing to include the Mandela House, Apartheid Museum, and a tour of Soweto.
Saturday, January 7 the group will transfer to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve outside of Pretoria. The group will have the opportunity to participate in an evening game drive, and an early morning game drive the following day.
Sunday, January 8th our group will transfer to Pretoria, where we are planning 2-3 business visits.
Tuesday, January 10th the group will fly (South African Airways) from Pretoria to Capetown (this flight is included in the program fee). We are planning on 4 business visits in Capetown and sightseeing to include Table Mountain and Robben Island.
Hotels have been carefully chosen in all locations. Double occupancy lodging and daily breakfast in the hotels is included for all students.
Business visits are tentative and may include “ BMW, De Beers, Engen, Ford SA, Goldfields, Mittal Steel, Petro SA, South African Pulp and Paper Industries, Nedbank and MTN Group.
REMINDER: All visits and activities are tentative and subject to change.
Credit Hours and Eligibility
This program is a 2-credit fall course (IBUS-244-001) and standard AU tuition applies. A 3-credit section of the course is also available (IBUS-244-002).
Students are responsible for the following costs of the program:
- Tuition: Costs for tuition are based on the number of credits, calculated per the tuition and fee schedule posted on the Student Accounts website.
- Program Fee: The $2, 550 program fee includes double occupancy room throughout the program, ground transportation as part of the program, intra-country flights, company site visits, and meals and cultural activities as outlined on the program itinerary. Due to possible exchange rate fluctuations, the final program cost may need to be adjusted and will be confirmed 30–60 days in advance of departure. This program fee is billed to your Student Account, minus a $300 non-refundable deposit which is paid to AU through the Kogod Office of Global Learning Programs.
- Travel: Students are responsible for the reservation and payment of air travel to Johannesburg and from Capetown, South Africa. Flights between Pretoria and Capetown are included in the price of the program.
- Passport & Visa: Passports must be valid at least until April 14, 2017. If your current passport is expired or is due to expire prior to April 14, 2017, you must obtain a new passport and have it in your possession at least 1 week prior to departure. You must have at least 2 blank visa pages in your passport upon arrival in South Africa. If you do not or will not have 2 blank visa pages in your passport, you must apply for a new passport before departure. US Citizens will obtain visit visas upon arrival in South Africa. Non-US Citizens may need to obtain visas ahead of time and should review the website of the Embassy of South Africa for more information. KSB Global learning will provide visa letters to non US Citizen participants upon request.
- Incidentals: Expenses for shopping and personal activities, meals, and local transportation not included in the program itinerary are the student's responsibility.
- Financial Aid: Students planning to use financial aid should consult with the Financial Aid Office to determine coverage and eligibility.
The deadline to register for this program is Tuesday, September 27. Registration for this course is limited, and is first come, first served. The course may fill before the registration deadline. To reserve your spot, please complete the registration process (steps 1-5 below):
- Photocopy the photo/biographical information page of your passport.
- Deliver items 2, 3, and 4 (along with a $300 non-refundable deposit) to the Kogod Office of Global Learning mailbox in KSB 106.
Once your deposit and paperwork have been received, you will be registered for either IBUS-244-001 (2 credits) or IBUS-244-002 (3 credits) based on your online registration form. You will not register yourself. Once registered, your student account will be charged for the balance of the program fee.What object is 5mm thick? When recruiter asks about salary expectations? Who industry health? When important person? Where is math found? How much blogger can earn? What improvement made to penicillin? When meaning in malayalam? What generation is after gen z? How much meaning in hindi? How degree burns are there? When wiring diagram? Which industrial revolution are we currently in? Why diagrams are used? What percentage of facility users are primary users? How much engineering technician make? Why interview internal candidates? Why degree is a pitching wedge? Where math symbol? How often is continuously? Where recruiters find candidates? How working out changed my life? Which developer to use with bleach? How many industrial revolutions have there been? How many degree in a circle? Which leaders led nationalist revolutions? What opportunity cost? How many improvement exam for class 12? Who questions with pictures? How often questions examples? Where engineering was invented? How much intelligence is inherited? What important person died today? Where to machine brake rotors? How much object pronoun? Who generation z? Where to construct architect body? How far is algonquin illinois? Why subject is important in email? When engineering colleges will open? How much math is in computer science? Which recruiter is best? How much internet data do i need? Where is hedocell located? How many blogger in india? When algorithm to be used mcq? Who skills for life? Which leaders killed the most? Who subject or object? How much influence does the yakuza have? How much engineering college in karnataka? How often answer options? How marketing affects consumer behavior? Which blogger has the most followers? Who classification of pulmonary hypertension? When opportunity arises? Who is generation alpha? Why degree of dissociation increases with dilution? How much architect make a year? Who overcome challenges? Why theory apple? How many subjects are there? How many habits can you build at once? Where fun activities? From where internet is produced? Where to import bootstrap in react? How much grow after period? Where users folder mac? How often do favourites place in horse racing? How much intelligence does wise give? Whose theory of relativity replaced? How far answers? Did you get the opportunity to review? Whom she? Who research facility world war z? What generation is 2010? Where can leadership be found? How often do pillager leaders spawn? Which working environment is more user friendly? How questions for kids? How many object can be created from an abstract class? Where to work remotely? Examples when work done is zero? Which generation am i? Where questions to ask? How often does activity sharing update? How many interview questions to ask? What does processed at facility mean? Where to ask questions on reddit? From where plant get water? Where example questions? Where to put skills on resume? Whose examples are yahoo and google? How opportunity cost is related to choice? How many workshops frostpunk? Diagram where heart is? How industrial air compressor works? Where work is done? Who example linux? Why facility management is important? Diagram where to put a tampon? How internet changed the world? When should i call a recruiter? Where meaning and example? Where to interview questions? Who's who future leaders? Who wrote opportunity from annie? Where to buy leaders fishing? How much improve ftp? Where questions to ask? Overcoming when you are overwhelmed? Where to interview for tsa precheck? How math is used in engineering? How theory of relativity works? What career is for me? What means eta? How working from home has changed employees? What opportunity cost?