International Assignment Management in London, England | Webster University

London, England

Summer 2019 International Assignment Management

Hyde Park - London

 

Program Description
Given the global professional environment that most professional will experience, it's helpful to understand what an international assignment is and why it could be beneficial to an organization and an employee. Many appreciate the glamor and excitement of an international job, but are not aware of the cost and impact. This course will introduce and discuss the key components that need to be considered for a successful international assignment. Visits with professionals who manage, coordinate and experience international assignments in London will allow students a unique opportunity to see what works and what does not in a location that has an important international business perspective.

Program Highlights

  • This course is a unique opportunity to explore London in a focused, 1-credit hour seminar approach that introduces the basic components of a successful international assignment.
  • Meet with professionals who manage, work with, and support international assignments for global companies.
  • Experience what it's like to be an expat, both professional and culturally, in London.

Dates
Course Dates: May 27-June 14, 2019
Travel Dates: June 2 - June 8, 2019

Academics
International Assignment Management (MNNGT 5550/3100)- 1 credit
Faculty Leader: Anne Browning
Given the global professional environment that most professional will experience, it's helpful to understand what an international assignment is and why it could be beneficial to an organization and an employee. Many appreciate the glamor and excitement of an international job, but are not aware of the cost and impact. This course will introduce and discuss the key components that need to be considered for a successful international assignment. Visits with professionals who manage, coordinate and experience international assignments in London will allow students a unique opportunity to see what works and what does not in a location that has an important international business perspective.

This course is an elective credit for all Walker School programs.

Research/Articles 
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Program Cost 
Program Fee: TBA
What's included: Double Accommodation, cultural activities, and some meals.
What's not included: Tuition, application deposit, study abroad fee, roundtrip airfare, most meals, and personal spending money
Study Abroad Fee: $175 (covers international insurance & ISIC card)

Scholarships 
Students may be eligible for Webster study abroad scholarships.  Please reference the Study Abroad website for more information.
Spring Break scholarship deadline- March 15th

Application Process  
Application Deadline: March 15th, 2019

To apply, follow these steps:
1) Ensure you meet the study abroad eligibility requirements
2) Start an application via the Webster online application system
3) The application will ask you to fill out a number of forms, pay the $100 study abroad deposit*, write a brief statement of purpose, submit a passport copy and a passport sized photos. 

*The $100 application deposit is refundable to if ALL of the following conditions are met: 1) Student attends the program 
2) Student completes the pre and post-study abroad surveys 3) Student does not have any outstanding program charges.