Abroad in Russia
Sponsored by Department of Management, School of Accountancy
Robinson College of Business
Summer semester 2000
Georgia State University's Management and Accounting Studies Program in Russia provides an opportunity to see, hear, and study firsthand the experiences and perspectives of managers in Russia. During the Summer Session, class meetings at GSU will prepare students for the trip. The group will depart for Moscow on August 8, and return to Atlanta on August 19, 2000.
focuses on the impact of economic, political/legal, social, and cultural factors on
the theory and practice of management and accounting. We will visit a variety of
organizations in Moscow and St. Petersburg and have the opportunity to examine: the role
of business in society, public-private sector relationships, business and economic
development, human behavior in the workplace, strategic management, Foreign Business
Valuation,Transfer Pricing, and Foreign Taxation.
The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who meet all academic requirements of the Georgia State University, Robinson College of Business (see appropriate university catalog ). Program size is limited, and participation is contingent upon acceptance by the program directors.
Participants who successfully complete the program will receive three semester hours of credit. Undergraduate students register for Management 4660, Comparative Management Proctices. Graduate students register for Management 8660, Management and Cross-National Environments.
Participants will stay in Western-managed first-class hotels. Travel between cities will be by regularly scheduled rail transportation and by private motor coach.
Cost of the program may vary according to currency fluctuations and changing travel arrangements. It is tentatively set at $2,975. Students also pay regular Georgia State University tuition fees. Participants who wish to tour Europe on their own after the program ends ( at their own expense ) should talk with the program directors before final payment of fees.
Hotel accommodations, double occupancy
Daily full-course breakfasts
Travel between cities
Selected city orientations
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
GSU tuition and fees
Passport/ visa fees
Meals other than breakfast
Excess baggage charges and tips
RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY
Georgia State University does provide health insurance coverage to program participants. Georgia State University does not assume responsilibity for damage or loss of any personal effects. A waiver of liability is required of each participant before program acceptance.
APPLICATION AND INFORMATION
Participants may apply to the program directors in person or by mail using the attached application. The application deadline is February 11, 2000. Because program size is limited, early applicaiton is strongly advised. Individual interviews will be scheduled with sutdents upon receipt of application.
You will be notified as soon as a decision is made onn your application, and a $200 deposit will be required to confirm your acceptance to the program. The remaining $2,775 payment must be made no later than March 15, 2000. Make all checks payable to Georgia State University.
The program directors are Dr. Marta S. White, Assistant Professor, Department of Management, and Dr. Tad D. Ransopher, Assistant Professor, School of Accountancy.
For more information about the program or to submit your application, contact :
The office of
international Services and Programs coordinates study abroad programs for Georgia State
University. For general information about international study, contact Ms. Leigh
Essex Walker, Study Abroad Coordinator, Georgia State University, 33 Gilmer Street
SE, 310 Student Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30303; telephone: 404/463-9073; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For information regarding other study abroad programs in the Robinson College of Business, please contact Dr. Karen D. Loch, Director fo the Institute of International Business, 702 Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 4014, Atlanta, Georgia 30302-4014 telephone, 404/651-4095; fax 404/651-2606; e-mail: email@example.com
Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia,
is an equal opportunity educational institution and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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