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  • Locations: Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Restrictions: NIU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
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Area of Study: Business Program Type: Faculty Directed
Class Eligibility: Graduate Student Program Provider: NIU Faculty
Program Description:

Global MBA
Rome, Italy

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Program Director:   Anthony Preston
 

Program Overview

The Fast-Trak Global MBA program incorporates innovative ideas and a real-world experience in a balanced approach to graduate education. The cohort class structure offers a lock-step, planned curriculum in an executive setting. Members of each class begin the program together sharing the same educational experience and taking the same courses in the same sequence throughout the year. Through this approach, effective student teams are developed which often grow into long-term friendships.

Students are given the option to earn a Masters in International Management. Students who pursue the double degree program will spend two three-week sessions in Rome, Italy. Classes are taught in English; course content includes European culture and customs, international trade practices and logistics, international marketing, international law, and international management.

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Course Offerings

For satisfactory participation in the program, participants will receive 3 semester hours of graduate credit in the following NIU course:

MGMT 601 International Study in Management                              3 Semester hours

Description: Short-term study abroad experience to study cultural differences, problems, issues, trends, and practices in marketing within the international environment. Activities Include visits to foreign organizations, presentations by marketing managers and executives, and discussions with foreign and domestic international faculty. Supervised by department faculty member.

Program Prerequisite:  All Phase One courses or consent of department..


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Application Information


The online application process provides guidance on requesting information, advising, or applying for the program. Please note that at the time of application, non-NIU applicants will be expected to submit a signature verification form and copy of their ID to the Study Abroad Office.

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Financial Aid

As a participant in a study abroad program through NIU, you may be eligible for aid, loans or your privately awarded scholarship with consent of awarding organization.  Tuition waivers do not apply.  Information is also available in the Study Abroad Office regarding scholarships and grants. Please contact Barbara Stark, International Affairs Business Manager, Williston Hall 407, (815) 753-9530, bstark@niu.edu for more information.

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Withdrawal Policy

For more information on the withdrawal policy please contact the Instructor of Record, Anthony Preston.

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Passport/Visa Information

All participants are expected to possess a passport in order to participate in this program. Important Note: U.S. passports must be valid SIX months beyond the intended stay overseas.

Individuals who do not currently posses a valid passport should apply for one immediately.

Information on acquiring a passport is available at the U.S. State Department’s Website: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports.html. U.S. passport holders do not need special visas for this program. Non-U.S. passport holders may need special visas for travel to Italy and are responsible for obtaining all necessary visas.

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Contact Information

 QUESTIONS?
Please contact the Study Abroad Office
Williston Hall 417
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: (815) 753-0700
Email: niuabroad@niu.edu

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This program is currently not accepting applications.