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China Winter Program 

Dr. Haibo Wang

Program Dates: December 26 - January 13, 2015

Program Information

The A. R. Sanchez Jr. School of Business will offer a two and a half week study abroad program in China. Course work will focus on Global Supply Chain and Outsourcing (undergraduate/graduate) and is taught by Dr. Haibo Wang, Associate Professor.

While in China, students will have a combination of lectures and field excursions to enhance their understanding of global supply chain in China. Field excursions include visits to the Hong Kong Science and Technology Development Center, Hong Kong Finance District, Shenzhen stock exchange, Agriculture Bank of China, Midea Group, Nissan and BMW factories, various universities and other interesting sites. Included in the program estimated cost of $4,200 are all scheduled program activities, housing, meals, transportation, admissions fees and guide fee.  (Program Flyer)

Itinerary*

Schedule

Location

Detail Program information

Day 1

Hong Kong

Business Processes (Part I) by Dr. Haibo Wang

Visit HK Science and Technology Development Center,

Day 2

Hong Kong and Shenzhen

Business Processes (Part II) by Dr. Haibo Wang and interview the VP of International Relationsin SSE, MS. Yin Wu, Presentation given at Shenzhen Stock Exchange.

Day 3

Shenzhen

 

Main GSC Functions (Part I) by Dr. Haibo Wang

Interview the president of Midea group, Dr. Fengtao Zhu and CFO, Mr. Yi Wang, presentation is given by the Midea on R&D.

Day 4

Shenzhen- Guangzhou

Main GSC Functions (Part II) by Dr. Haibo Wang Group

Interview the President Mr. Li of LinAn Logistics Group

Day 5

Guangzhou

Global Value Chain (Part I) by Dr. Haibo Wang

Day 6

Guangzhou

Global Value Chain (Part II) by Dr. Haibo Wang

Group discussion with MBA/IMBA/EMBA students at South China Normal University

Visit the Jianpinghui Group

Day 7

Guangzhou

Strategic Decisions (Part I) by Dr. Haibo Wang

Visit the Nansha Freetrade Zone

Day 8

Guangzhou

Strategic Decisions (Part II) by Dr. Haibo Wang

Visit the Humen port and interview the VP of R&D/Marketing

Day 9

Xian

IT/E-business (Part I) by Dr. Haibo Wang

Interview President Mr. Chen at Xian Advanced Technology Park

Day 10

Xian

IT/E-business (Part II) by Dr. Haibo Wang

Group discussion with MBA/IMBA students at Northwest Polytech University in Xian

Day 11

Xian

Qualtiy Control (Part I) by Dr. Haibo Wang

Visit Changtong Logistics Group

Day 12

Xian

Beijing

Qualtiy Control (Part I) by Dr. Haibo Wang

Visit Central University of Economic and Finance and group discussion with MBA/IMBA students

Day 13

Beijing

Social Issues by Dr. Haibo Wang

Visit Lenovo Group

Day 14

Beijing

Strategic Alliances by Dr. Haibo Wang

Day 15

Beijing

International Acquisitions by Dr. Haibo Wang

Day 16

Beijing

Leave Beijing and back to US

Program Cost

The estimated program cost is $ 4,200. This excludes the roundtrip airfare to China, Visa fees and TAMIU tuition/fees.

Timetable for Applications and Payment

October 1

Deadline for study abroad application and $200 non-refundable fee

November 21

Mandatory Orientation: Travel, travel documents, culture, health, safety and tips

Application Process

  • Turn in your TAMIU study abroad application and process the application fee by October 1st
  • Apply for any of the TAMIU study abroad scholarships by October 15th
  • The financial aid budget form will be sent by OSA to the Office of Financial Aid
  • Complete and turn in your Waiver and Liability Packet by December 1, 2014

Study Abroad Scholarships

TAMIU offers two scholarships for study abroad. Qualified TAMIU students may complete their application and supporting documents and submit them to OSA. You will be notified via email of your award and the award disbursement date.

Course Information

All students are required to enroll in:

If graduate student - BA 5399: Global Supply Chain and Outsourcing
If undergraduate student – MGT 4399: Global Supply Chain and Outsourcing

Program Requirements

Students must have been approved by Dr. Wang for acceptance into the program.

Refunds**

Withdrawal from a study abroad program must be made in writing to OSA. The application fee of $200 is non-refundable, unless TAMIU cancels the program. Refunds will be based on the dates stated on your Study Abroad Program Payment Form. TAMIU is not responsible for indirect costs paid directly by students, including but not limited to passport fees, vaccinations, and transportation costs.

*TAMIU reserves the right to make changes to this itinerary as deemed appropriate by the program director due to unforeseen circumstances. However, every effort will be made to adhere to the itinerary as closely as possible.

**TAMIU reserves the right to adjust program fees or cancel any program without prior notification; however, every effort will be made to provide information on cancellations in a timely manner. In the event of cancellation, TAMIU will refund application fees and recoverable program fees.

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