International Management: Doing Business in China

International Management: Doing Business in China

Summer I 2019

Dates: June 7 – 21, 2019

Travel abroad to China, the second largest economy in the world, and explore how the international business environment affects the foreign business practices of this country with a population of 1.36 billion. Experience the political, economic, and cultural dimensions of China and visit with companies doing business in the country. Explore Beijing and the ancient capital Xi’an. The program runs Summer I with travel scheduled for June 7-21, 2019.

Through lecture and discussion, case analysis, research, movies, cultural activities, cultural tours and business field trips, you will develop the ability to gather information, identify opportunities, solve problems, and communicate effectively in the Chinese business environment. The course includes two online classes, two face-to-face sessions on OU campus and two weeks of cultural classes and traveling in China. There are opportunities to participate in various cultural activities and business field trips. Possible company visits include General Motors and other multinational corporations.

The program includes a group project using acquired knowledge of the Chinese business, identifying and comparing a business/industry between the United States and China. The group will develop a short video clip recording the study abroad experience in China.

Students will enroll in MGT 4900: Doing Business in China, taught by Dr. Joy Jiang. The program cost includes all accommodation, in-country transportation, entrance fees and educational activities in China. International airfare to Beijing is not included in the cost.

Deposit (non-refundable) (Due March 15, 2019)$300
First Installment (Due April 15, 2019)$1,000
Second Installment (Due May 15, 2019)$1,000
Third Installment (Due June 1, 2019)$400
Total Program Charges$2,700

For more information, visit the Doing Business in China Website website, or contact Dr. Joy Jiang by e-mail at

All payments are non-refundable except in case of emergency or program cancellation. Requests for a refund will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.