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Program Description

Overview






Dublin River Liffey

Dublin Croke Park

MGT 302 focuses on international business and this program will occur as an optional extension of the course following the end of the semester, where students will be able to complete a portion of their coursework abroad. A key learning objective for MGT 302 is that students will identify, research, examine and evaluate how culture, government, currency exchange, country resources and economic practices influence business activities – and what better way is there to learn about these topics than traveling to Ireland in May and experiencing them firsthand?!
 
During this Post-Spring program, students will have the opportunity to explore the Irish cities of Dublin and Limerick following their Spring semester coursework. There is no shortage of cultural and business exposure for students in these destinations. Dublin, the capital of Ireland, is known as a “lively city that is as intimate as a village and as friendly as your local Irish pub.” Limerick is known as the sports capital of Ireland, and the program will look particularly at business through the lens of sports, including the well-known sports of football (soccer) and rugby and the traditional Irish sports of Gaelic football and hurling. See a broad range of businesses up close while experiencing the Irish culture and explore what it’s really like to do business in an international context.
 

Quick Facts

  • May 13 - May 21, 2020
  • International and local company visits with a strong focus on startups and the importance of sports in Ireland
  • Cultural experiences to complement business visits and expand understanding of Irish culture
  • Satisfy a portion of MGT 302 coursework in Ireland

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



Temple Bar

Limerick Clock Tower

Location Details

DUBLIN
The historic city of Dublin, first inhabited in prehistoric times, has become a tech hub, with many of the big players headquartering their European operations in the city. With its medieval castles and cathedrals as well as its splendid Georgian architecture from the city's 18th century heyday, Dublin is a living museum - and it has plenty of actual museums to tell the story of its changing role throughout the ages. Today Dublin continues its historic cosmopolitan outlook with a wide variety of cuisine and its place as a top location for global business in Europe.

LIMERICK
A city dating back to 812 AD, Limerick is full of historical architecture as well as modern buildings. Known as the sports capital of Ireland, it is also a multinational hub and one of the country’s main economic regions. Limerick’s position on the River Shannon has historically made the city economically important, although the manufacturing and services-based shift of the Irish economy has altered its main drivers accordingly. Limerick is also a hub for higher education, with a student population of over 20,000.
 

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 Withdrawal Policy

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

  • W.P. Carey BS or BA student or non-business student with minimum 2.5 GPA and minimum 56 hours
  • ECN 211, 212, 213 or 214 with C or better

Course

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

  • MGT 302: Principles of International Business (3 credits)
*Please note that this course counts towards your Spring semester load. If registering for this course will put you in a course-overload situation, you will need to speak with your academic advisor for an override.  

Course Format

The MGT 302 course will be taught during the Session B or C Spring 2020 semester, either as an in-person course, i-course or an o-course. The study abroad portion of the program will begin at the conclusion of the Spring term. One of the primary learning objectives from MGT 302 is to identify, research, examine and evaluate how culture, government, currency activities, country resources and economic practices influence business. By being able to investigate these influences in person through the Ireland GIE, students are provided a unique and powerful learning opportunity to investigate international business first hand.   

Students will need to register in a specific section of one of Dr. LaRosa's MGT 302 courses in order to participate in the program. 

In order to prepare for the program, there will be three mandatory pre-departure meetings throughout Spring semester. These meetings will be available via Zoom for Online students. Dates and times TBD.





Harp Bridge

Trinity College Entrance

Faculty

Faculty Directors

Dr. Julia LaRosa
W. P. Carey Management and Entrepreneurship
Clinical Assistant Professor
Faculty, Tempe Campus
E-mail: julia.larosa@asu.edu

 

Daniel McIntosh
W. P. Carey Marketing
Lecturer
Faculty, Tempe Campus
E-mail: daniel.mcintosh@asu.edu

Julia LaRosa


Daniel McIntosh

Housing

Dublin Customs House Night

Program Housing

Students will stay in shared apartment-type housing in Dublin and shared hotel rooms in Limerick. Breakfast will be included daily in Limerick.

Special Considerations

Below you will find information that may help you in planning for your study abroad experience. Early discussions and planning can help to support you in having a positive experience abroad. We invite you to meet with the International Coordinator for this program to discuss any questions or concerns you may have.

Physical Considerations

Study abroad participants may find themselves walking or taking public transit abroad more frequently than they are accustomed at their home campus.

Disability Accommodations Abroad

Individuals with disabilities can and do study abroad, but may find accessibility and accommodation in one of more of this program’s locations very different from the United States. For example, in Ireland, older city sections and more rural towns are less accessible due to centuries-old architecture. This includes cobblestone streets, narrow staircase entryways, and small indoor spaces.

In general, the Study Abroad Office cannot guarantee access to public transportation, buildings, or public sites on this program. Any student who anticipates needing any kind of special accommodation due to a disability should contact the ASU Study Abroad Office early in the planning process to investigate the availability of accommodations (including accessible facilities) on this specific program. Contact the Disability Resource Center and your Disability Access Consultant to include them in the discussion; be sure to give your Disability Access Consultant permission to speak with the Study Abroad Office on your behalf. You can find additional information and resources on our Students with Disabilities page.

LGBTQIA Students Abroad

Students of diverse sexual orientations or gender identities will find that the social climate, laws, and norms of other cultures will often differ from the U.S. If you identify as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, or queer student - or if you are still exploring your identity - you may face unique challenges when traveling abroad.  

We encourage students who identify as members of the LGBTQIA community to visit the U.S. Department of State website for helpful information about laws and attitudes in this program’s locations, including pre-travel tips and advice on staying safe while abroad. You can find additional information and resources on our LGBTQIA Students page.

Gender Identity Abroad

When traveling abroad, you may find different gender roles and norms than you’re used to. It’s possible that you may be treated differently or be expected to treat others differently based on your (or their) gender identity.

You can find additional information and resources on our Gender Identity Abroad page.

Racial and Ethnic Minorities Abroad

Students of different ethnic and racial backgrounds may encounter unique challenges transitioning from life here in the United States to life as a student living abroad, including but not limited to access to personal care products and services.

You can prepare yourself for the situations you may experience by researching the ethnic composition of your host country and exploring its history of racial and ethnic relations. We encourage students to start that research on our Racial and Ethnic Minority Students page.

Cost

Cost Information

The Program Fee for Post-Spring 2020 is $2,690.

Program Fee includes: Housing in shared rooms, welcome and farewell meals, company and site visits, cultural excursions, in-country transportation, airport pick up from Dublin airport and airport drop off at Shannon airport, 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.

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.

The program may allow for time which can be spent in non-program activities. Participants may wish to travel, sight-see or participate in activities or events in which they have a personal interest. 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.

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

  • W. P. Carey School of Business Study Abroad Scholarship for students enrolled in a WPC degree
  • ASU Tuition Waiver may be applied on this program to cover the tuition associated with this program.  The ASU Tuition Waiver cannot be used to subsidize the posted program fee.

Resources

Links to Additional Resources

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Dates & Deadlines
Dates & Deadlines
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Post-Spring 2020 11/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 05/13/2020 05/21/2020
NOTE: Dates are subject to change. Do not purchase airfare until Study Abroad Office contacts you to do so.

** 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.