INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS IMMERSION PROGRAM BRAZIL
ACE/BADM 436 APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE!
Application located here: www.ibip.illinois.edu Click “Apply Online”
DEADLINE TO APPLY: NOVEMBER 2, 2012
Don’t miss this opportunity to study international agribusiness supply chains by experiencing them first-hand in Brazil! This program is open to ALL majors!
The program has three components: a course in the spring semester of 2013, a two-week study tour to Brazil from May 11-25, 2013 and a final presentation in the fall of 2013.
The 2013 IBIP program will be headed to Brazil, May 11-25, 2013. Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors graduating in December 2013 are encouraged to apply. May 2013 graduating Seniors will not be considered.
The program is housed in the College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, and is cross-listed in the College of Business (ACE/BADM 436) and works closely with many of the Title VI Cultural Centers as well as CIBER, Center for International Business Education and Research.
The program requires a $1,900 course fee, to be paid in three installments. Students are also responsible for airfare. Students are encouraged to apply for internal IBIP scholarship support after having been admitted to the program. In addition, students should apply for the study abroad funds that the colleges offer.
During the spring semester, the course will focus on international business in Brazil. Students will become experts in one particular industry from a comparative perspective, working in teams. During the study tour, we will visit multinational companies, regulators, farmers, and local companies. The course ends with a 6-week project in the fall of 2013 wherein which students will work in teams to produce a research movie using iMovie technology. This fall semester short course is taught by a CITES eLearning professional.