Global IT Development | Webster University

COAP 3010/ITM 5900: Global IT Development (Bangkok, Thailand)

Online Course Dates: April 15 – May 31, 2013
International  Program Dates: May 20 - 24, 2013
Course Numbers: COAP 3010/ITM 5900
Credit Hours: 3

This course exposes students to the eastern world, focusing on the ways in which business is conducted in Asia. Significant technological advancements in Asia are studied, and the way in which the culture may impact these developments is examined. Outsourcing of software projects is discussed with a particular emphasis on the issues involved in developing software with a geographically dispersed team. Effective ways to manage outsourced projects are investigated. On-site visits to leading technology companies in Asia provide students with first-hand business knowledge and a direct cultural experience. This course motivates students to interact directly with industry professionals, and encourages undergraduate research projects. Through this hybrid course students develop a cultural awareness and appreciation various challenges in global technology development.

Tuition - Summer 2013 Online Tuition
Study Abroad Fee (non-refundable after deadline) - $150
Program Fee - $2,000 (see Course Information for details)
Deadline (for application and deposit) - March 1, 2013
Instructor - Peter Maher - Quinn Shao

*Please Note: A deposit will be refunded if there are not enough enrollments and the program is canceled. A deposit is non-refundable after the deadline only if the program has sufficient enrollments and a student withdraws or drops the program. Deposit goes toward program costs.