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Lima Cliff and Skyline

In this 3 credit MBA program, students will participate in a consulting project with a unique Peruvian small business and its related non-profit in Lima, Peru,  with pre-work leading up to the time abroad and final report due afterwards. The program allows students to apply their business and problem-solving skills and provides them with a deeper understanding of the challenges as well as the opportunities associated with doing business abroad. 

Quick Facts

  • March 7 - March 14, 2020

  • Consulting project with Peruvian small business/non-profit

  • Guest lectures by Peruvian government officials and ESAN business faculty

  • Participate in cultural excursions to experience the rich Peruvian culture

  • Earn 3 credits

Application Requirements

To apply for this program, click the "Apply Now" button above. This will generate an online application with the requirements listed below. Please also refer to the "Academics" tab for specific eligibility information. Note: Non-ASU students should consult these instructions before applying.

Location


ISA Peru - Coast

Location Details


LIMA
With a population of more than 10 million, Lima is the commercial and political center of Peru. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the city is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac, and Lurín rivers. It is one of Latin America's most important financial centers: it accounts for more than two thirds of Peru's industrial production and has the largest export industry in South America. Lima's Historic Center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it is known for its cuisine, melding Spanish, Andean and Asian culinary traditions.

Visa Information

It is each student’s responsibility to independently determine if a visa is necessary for travel to any foreign countries visited on this program. Limited information may be provided by the ASU Study Abroad Office, your faculty director, and/or partner organizations/institutions. Where visas are required, failure to obtain a visa may result in your inability to participate and, ultimately, your withdrawal from the program, subject to the terms of the Study Abroad Payment and Withdrawal Policies

Consult this page for additional information regarding visas. If you need assistance securing a U.S. Passport, visit the ASU U.S. Passport Acceptance Office in Tempe.

PLEASE NOTE: Visa requirements for non U.S. citizens may differ from those for U.S. citizens; students who are not U.S. citizens are advised to contact their International Coordinator and begin independently researching the visa requirements for their nationality as soon as possible.

Academics

Eligibility Requirements

  • This program is only open to full-time MBA or other full-time business-related graduate students in good academic standing within W. P. Carey 

Course

Students will register during the spring registration period for the following course :

  • WPC 591: Global Immersion Project – Peru  (3 credits)
*Please note that this course counts towards your Spring semester load.

Course Format

The course will be taught with in-person meetings during the Session A Spring 2020 semester. Meeting dates and times will be determined by W. P. Carey School of Business in Fall 2019. The study abroad portion of the program will follow during the week of Spring Break (March 7 - 14). Students will return following the program to incorporate their findings into a consulting report for the small business/NGO.






Government District of Lima

Faculty

Faculty Director

Jose Mendez
Professor of Economics and Assistant Department Chair
W. P. Carey School of Business
Jose.Mendez@asu.edu

Support Staff


Victoria Ammons
Graduate Programs Student Services Support Coordinator
W. P. Carey School of Business
Victoria.Ammons@asu.edu

SHESC Peru

Housing

ISA Peru - Carriage

Program Housing

 
Students will stay in shared rooms in hotels.

Accessibility

Access and Diversity

Individuals with disabilities may find accessibility and accommodation in one or more of this program’s locations very different from what you find in the United States.  Depending on the program, there may be a great deal of walking or the regular use of public transportation.  The Study Abroad Office cannot guarantee access to public transportation, buildings, or public sites on this program.

Although ASU cannot guarantee the accessibility of all program sites, students with disabilities can and do study abroad. Upon request, the ASU Study Abroad Office can provide information about the availability of accommodations and accessible facilities on the specific program and can help you determine whether this program can meet your accommodation needs.



ISA Peru - Building

Cost

Cost Information

The Program Fee for Spring Break 2020 is $2,340.

Program Fee includes: Housing in shared hotel rooms, daily breakfast, welcome and farewell dinners, consulting company visits and cultural excursions, in-country transportation, ASU faculty support, and international health insurance. Not included: Tuition for 3 credit course, airfare, passport & visa fees, most meals, personal expenses, and miscellaneous items.  Please note that the participant is fully responsible for making arrangements and for all costs of transportation, lodging, food and additional expenses that may be associated with any non-Program activities.

Faculty Directed program participants are also responsible for paying a non-refundable $50 Application Fee, in addition to the Program Fee listed above. All other costs associated with participation in the program are the responsibility of the individual student. Be sure to reference the program cost sheet for information on program fees and any additional estimated expenses.

Funding

Funding Your Study Abroad Program

Studying abroad is an investment in your future, which requires careful planning and management. However, the personal, academic, and professional rewards that you will gain from this experience will last a lifetime. You should carefully consider costs, budgets and financing when selecting and preparing for your experience abroad. If you have questions at any step of the process, we encourage you to reach out to your International Coordinator for guidance.

Steps to Financing Your Study Abroad Program

  1. View the program Cost Sheet to find a breakdown of program expenses.
  2. Attend a Financing Your Study Abroad Workshop.
  3. Consider your Financial Aid options.
  4. Search and Apply for Scholarships and Grants.
  5. Exhaust your options by exploring Additional Funding Resources including our Community-Based Funding Guide.
  6. View our  Financing Your Study Abroad Program Handbook for more information, including Payment Information.

Unique Funding Opportunities for This Program

Links

Links to Additional Resources

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Dates & Deadlines
Dates & Deadlines
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Break 2020 11/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 03/07/2020 03/14/2020
NOTE: Dates are subject to change. Do not purchase airfare until dates are confirmed by the Study Abroad Office and/or in any host institution acceptance materials.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision tasks prior to the term's application deadline.