Overseas Summer Programmes for Taught Postgraduate Students

Enriching Students’ Global Perspective

To live up to our motto of Nurturing Ethical Leaders with Global Vision, the School of Business has been encouraging our students to experience the world via a prolonged summer programme. While this aligns with our mission, employers in Hong Kong reflect to us in various occasions that they see enhanced competitiveness in graduates with overseas experience. To offer more chances and exposure, the School consolidated the following summer programmes for our 2019/2020 cohort of Taught Postgraduate students:

Application Deadline: 13 March 2020 (Fri)

Summer Programmes 2020 for HKBU Business Postgraduate Students

Europe
Aarhus University, Denmark

AU Summer University

Date

  • Term 1: 6 – 24 July
  • Term 2: 27 July – 14 August

Most of the courses have other teaching dates (not necessarily lasts for 3 weeks), please click here for the course list and details.

Location

Aarhus, Denmark

Fee

  • Approx. €730 to €860 per course of 5 ECTS (approx. 2 weeks)
  • Approx. €1,460 to €1,720 per course of 10 ECTS (approx. 3 weeks)

Click here for exact course fee for each course

Housing

  • Additional approx. €490 for 4 weeks (1 July – 25 July or 15 July – 15 August)
  • Additional approx. €670 for 6 weeks (1 July – 15 August)

AU Housing service refers to do their best to provide affordable and convenient housing for all students in which they have succeeded all previous years.

Courses Available

  1. A broad variety of courses covering the fields of: Engineering, Finance, Business and Management, Health, Language, Culture and History, Law, Media, Communication and information, Political Science, Psychology, Science and Technology.
  2. They offer 101 courses in total, in which around 50 courses are from the field of “Finance, Business and Management”.

Remarks

Click here for 2020 course list

Aarhus University

Aarhus University

Aarhus University

Aarhus University

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ESSCA School of Management, France / Hungary

Summer Programme: Angers and Budapest

ESSCA School of Management offers 2 options of 4-week summer programmes:

Option 1 – Angers Summer Programme

Date

10 June – 9 July (4-week)

Locations

Angers and Paris, France | Brussels, Belgium

Fee

No need to pay tuition fee, but €2,450 per student for the organisational costs including accommodations, most of the breakfasts and lunches, all field visits, transfer from Angers to Brussels and Brussels to Paris by coach or by train, local transport in Angers, Brussels and Paris.

Credits

6 ECTS per course, maximum 12 ECTS

Housing

Individual studio or shared accommodation (double-room basis), with an option of additional costs of €450 to upgrade accommodation

Courses Available

Two courses will be offered:

  1. European Union Studies
    • European Politics
    • European Economics
    • Brussels Field Seminar (field visits) + Brussels report
  2. Culture and Communication
    • Intercultural Communication
    • French Culture
Option 2 – Budapest Summer Programme

Date

15 June – 10 July (4-week)

Location

Budapest, Hungary

Fee

No need to pay tuition fee, but extra costs including housing (approx. €500 per person for a shared accommodation), meals, public transportations, airport transfers and visa application.

Credits

6 ECTS per course, maximum 12 ECTS

Housing

Additional approx. €500 per person for a shared accommodation

Courses Available

Two options with two modules in each option:

  1. Option 1
    • Human Centered Management and Leadership
    • Economic and Business Opportunities between Europe and Asia
  2. Option 2
    • International Marketing and Logistics
    • Self Leadership (Personal and Role development)

ESSCA School of Management

ESSCA School of Management

ESSCA School of Management

ESSCA School of Management

ESSCA School of Management

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IESEG School of Management, France

IESEG Summer Programmes

Date

4 options are offered:

  1. Entrepreneurship and Innovation Summer Programme: 6 – 17 July
  2. Digital Marketing Summer Programme: 6 – 17 July
  3. International Fashion Business Summer Programme: 6 – 17 July
  4. International Summer Academy: 6 – 31 July

Location

Paris, France

Fee

  • €2,260 for options 1, 2 and 3 (2 weeks, 2 modules in each option)
  • €2,940 (or €3,440 with an additional French Language Course) for option 4 (4 weeks, choose 4 courses from 17 courses offered)

Fee includes accommodation in single room, extracurricular activities fee, all in-class teaching and course materials, two official transcripts and a certificate etc.

Credits

  • 6 ECTS for options 1, 2 and 3
  • 8 or 9 ECTS (additional 4 ECTS for the optional French Language Course) for option 4

Course Available

  1. Entrepreneurship and Innovation Summer Programme
    • Managing Innovation
    • Business Modelling
  2. Digital Marketing Summer Programme
    • Brand Management
    • Digital Marketing Strategy
  3. International Fashion Business Summer Programme
    • Fashion and Luxury Goods Marketing
    • Fashion, a Powerful Universe
  4. International Summer Academy
    • Courses focus on Global Business and Management.
    • Students can choose 4 courses from 17 courses offered.

Remarks

Click here for the brochure

IESEG School of Management

IESEG School of Management

IESEG School of Management

IESEG School of Management

IESEG School of Management

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KEDGE Business School, France

KEDGE International Summer Schools

Date

Different packages are offered in different campuses:

  1. Summer Schools in Bordeaux campus
    • Package 1: 8 – 19 June
    • Package 2: 22 June – 3 July
    • Package 3: 6 – 17 July
    • Package 4: 22 June – 17 July
  2. Summer Schools in Marseille campus
    • Package 1: 8 – 19 June
    • Package 2: 22 June – 3 July
    • Package 3: 22 June – 3 July
    • Package 4: 6 – 17 July
  3. Summer Schools in Paris campus
    • Package 1: 29 June – 10 July

Locations

Bordeaux, Marseille or Paris, France

Fee

  • €1,000 per course of 5 ECTS (approx. 1 week)
  • €1,620 for 2 weeks if students follow both courses in the same package
  • €1,800 for 2 weeks if students follow two courses across packages or 10 ECTS package

Above fees do not include housing, travel, personal expenses and insurance.

Housing

  1. Summer Schools in Bordeaux campus
    • Teneo Apart-Hotel: additional €36 per person per night for shared twin-room or €57 per person per night for single room
    • Student Residence Halls: additional €32 – €38 per person per night for single room
  2. Summer Schools in Marseille campus
    • One of the pre-booked “Apart-Hotels”: additional €30 per person per night for shared-room (Twin or Triple) or €48 per person per night for single room
  3. Summer Schools in Paris campus
    • A few options recommend by the organiser, fees vary depends on booking period and accommodation type. Click here for more details.

Courses Available

  1. Summer Schools in Bordeaux campus
    1. Package 1: Supply Chain Management & Design

      · Course 1: Design of the Supply Chain (8 – 12 June)

      · Course 2: Management of the Supply Chain (15 – 19 June)

    2. Package 2: Value Creation & Innovation in Marketing

      · Course 1: Value Creation & Brand Management (22 – 26 June)

      · Course 2: Innovation Management & Digital Applications (29 June – 3 July)

    3. Package 3: Entrepreneurship

      · Course 1: Entrepreneurial Business Model Design (6 – 10 July)

      · Course 2: Leadership & Communication Skills for Entrepreneurs (13 – 17 July)

    4. Package 4: Wine & Tourism in France

      · Course 1: Consumer Behaviour in Wine & Spirits (22 June – 3 July)

      · Course 2: Oenotourism – Wine & Spirits Tourism in France (6 – 17 July)

  2. Summer Schools in Marseille campus
    1. Package 1: Sports Marketing, Communication & Strategic Management

      · Course 1: Strategic Management & Advanced Marketing for Sports Organisations (8 – 19 June)

      · Course 2: Sports Marketing & Communication (8 – 19 June)

    2. Package 2: Global Finance & International Business: A Mediterranean Perspective

      · Course 1 (Option A): Global Financial Regulations (22 June – 3 July)

      · Course 1 (Option B): Managerial Cost Accounting (22 June – 3 July)

      · Course 2: International Business: A Mediterranean Perspective (22 June – 3 July)

    3. Package 3: Design Thinking & Managing the Creative Process

      · Course 1: Managing the Creative Process (22 – 26 June)

      · Course 2: Design Thinking (29 June – 3 July)

    4. Package 4: Ethical Business, Diversity Management & Driving Sustainable Change

      · Course 1: Ethical Business Practices & Diversity Management (6 – 17 July)

      · Course 2: Accelerating Change Towards Sustainability (6 – 17 July)

  3. Summer Schools in Paris campus
    1. Package 1: Disruptive Technologies & Modern Management

      · Course 1: Disruptive Technologies (29 June – 3 July)

      · Course 2: Creative Customer Value with Innovative Technologies (6 – 10 July)

Remarks

Flexible on course arrangement that students can take just one course or as many as the total courses, or mix and match courses from KEDGE different Summer School packages, either in one campus or across different KEDGE campuses.

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE Business School

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Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany

HWR Berlin Summer School

Date

6 different courses offered in below two periods:

  • Period 1: 28 June – 25 July
  • Period 2: 5 – 25 July

Location

Berlin, Germany

Fee

  1. €1,940 per course of 9 ECTS, 100 contact hours (approx. 4 weeks) including housing (€1,040 per course excluding housing)
  2. €1,650 per course of 7 ECTS, 75 contact hour (approx. 3 weeks) including housing (€990 per course excluding housing)
  3. €1,350 per course of 6 ECTS, 70 contact hours (approx. 3 weeks) including housing (€690 per course excluding housing)

Students can choose a package including or excluding housing.

Courses Available

  1. Business
    • The European Union in a Global World (28 June –25 July, 9 ETCS)
    • European Business and Economics Programme (28 June –25 July, 9 ETCS)
    • Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management in Germany (5 July–25 July, 7 ETCS)
    • Markets & Management in Europe (5 July –25 July, 7 ETCS)
  2. Business Law
    • How Europe Works: Institutions & Law in the EU (5 – 25 July, 7 ETCS)
  3. German Language & Culture
    • Learn the Language, Understand the Culture, Experience Berlin! (5 – 25 July, 6 ETCS)

Berlin School of Economics and Law

Berlin School of Economics and Law

Berlin School of Economics and Law

Berlin School of Economics and Law

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University of Mannheim, Germany

Mannheim Business School (MBS) Summer School

Date

The programme consists of 3 modules:

  • Module 1: Sustainability and Ecological Awareness (15 – 19 June)
  • Module 2: Entrepreneurship and Innovation (22 – 26 June)
  • Module 3: Introduction to the World of Big Data & Analytics (29 June – 3 July)

Location

Mannheim, Germany

Fee

  • €990 per module
  • €1,800 for 2 modules
  • €2,580 for 3 modules

Fee does not include housing.

Credits

3 ECTS per module

Housing

Some accommodation options in hotels will be recommended by the organiser soon, fee varies.

Courses Available

  • Module 1: Sustainability and Ecological Awareness (15 – 19 June)
  • Module 2: Entrepreneurship and Innovation (22 – 26 June)
  • Module 3: Introduction to the World of Big Data & Analytics (29 June – 3 July)

Remarks

Students can join either 1 module or combine modules to create a 3-week study.

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

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LUISS Business School, Italy

Graduate Exchange Programme "Going Global"

Date

MBA Summer Term: 8 June – 24 July

Location

Rome, Italy

Fee

Tuition fee will be waived for HKBU Students.

Credits

Number of credits vary per course, from 1 ECT to 3 ECTS

Housing

The average cost per student in a double room is €300 and €500 for a single room (per month). A security deposit of €500 is usually required.

Courses Available

Summer term lasts for two months. It offers Functional Tracks and Industry specialisations:

  • Functional Tracks: Functional Tracks are mostly taught by professionals and top managers. Each track composes of 3 courses. Most popular tracks: Financial Management, International Business, Marketing.
  • Industry Specialisations: Industry Specialisations are totally taught by managers, professionals and company partners. Each course composes of 4 or 5 lessons. Most popular industries: Energy, Health and Pharmaceutical, Luxury and Fashion.

Students can choose as many tracks as they wish and only one industry focus. Normal workload is one track (with 3 courses) and one industry. Tracks and industry specialisations won’t overlap.

Remarks

Please refer to the LUISS factsheet for more details.

LUISS Business School

LUISS Business School

LUISS Business School

LUISS Business School

LUISS Business School

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

VU Amsterdam Summer School

Date

2 sessions of 2 weeks courses will be provided:

  • Session 1: 4 – 18 July
  • Session 2: 18 July – 1 August

Location

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Fee

  • €900 per course (2 weeks)
  • €1,800 for 2 courses (4 weeks)

Housing

VU Amsterdam Summer School offers four different accommodation options. Additional approx. €425 – €675 per session of 14 nights. Click here for more details.

Courses Available

  • Most courses are multi-disciplinary and are taught at various levels, from Bachelor to Master. The programme is suitable for graduate and undergraduate students as well as for PhD staff and professionals.
  • A broad variety of courses covering the fields of: Beta Science, Business and Economics, Environmental Sciences, Earth Sciences, Humanities, Theology and Languages, Law and Criminology, Social Sciences.

Remarks

  • Students can join either 1 session or combine sessions to create a 4-week study.
  • Click here for more course information

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands

Summer School "Doing Business across Europe"

Date

The programme consists of 3 sessions (1 week for each session) across 3 different European countries:

  • Germany: 22 – 27 June
  • The Netherlands: 29 June – 3 July
  • Spain: 6 – 11 July

Locations

  • Rosenheim, Germany
  • Zwolle, The Netherlands
  • Barcelona, Spain

Fee

  • €750 per week
  • €2,000 for the full programme (3 weeks)

Fee includes accommodation, tuition for workshops and excursions, while does not include expenses for travelling across 3 countries, meals and take out adequate travel and health insurance.

Credits

3 ECTS per 1 week course in each country

Courses Available

  1. Business Ethics (Germany): 22 – 27 June
    • Ethical theories (utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics) and other topics such as rights to privacy, conflicts of interest, insider trading, whistle-blowing, and the rights and duties of agents and fiduciaries
  2. Towards a Circular Economy (The Netherlands): 29 June – 3 July
    • Transition towards circular supply chains, current trends: shared economy, blockchain, understanding financial and supply chain implications, business simulation game: the Blue connection
  3. Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management (Spain): 6 – 11 July
    • Understanding the entrepreneurial process, identifying, developing, assessing, and pitching new ideas, developing an awareness of the possibilities and limitations of different business models

Remarks

Students can join either the 1 week programme in 1 country or the full 3-week programme across 3 countries.

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

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Radboud University, The Netherlands

Radboud Summer School

Date

Radboud Summer School offers over 60 short academic courses covering different fields, in which there are 9 courses from the field of “Business & Economics” covering below 4 periods:

  1. Period 1: 6 – 10 July
  2. Period 2: 3 – 7 August
  3. Period 3: 3 – 14 August
  4. Period 4: 10 – 14 August

Click here for the full course list and details

Location

Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Fee

  • €425 – €510 for the 1 week course (period 1, 2 and 4)
  • €1,063 for the 2 weeks course (period 3)

Fee does not include housing. Click here for the exact course fee under “Business & Economics” field

Credits

  • 2 ECTS for the 1 week course (period 1, 2 and 4)
  • 4 ECTS for the 2 weeks course (period 3)

Please note that the course “Starting Your Own Business” in period 1 is non-credit bearing.

Housing

  • In July (staying in hotels recommended by the organiser): Additional approx. €395 – €660 for 6 nights
  • In August (staying in the student rooms close to campus): Additional approx. €220 – €295 for 6 nights or additional approx. €370 – €475 for 13 nights

Courses Available

  1. A broad variety of courses covering the fields of: Brain & Behaviour, Business & Economics, Contemporary Discussions, Language & Communication, Education, Healthcare, History, Philosophy & Culture, Law & Politics, Science, Skills Training, Social Sciences
  2. They offer 61 courses in total. Below 9 courses are from the field of “Business & Economics”:
    • Serious Gaming for Supporting and Analyzing Decision-Making Processes in Urban Regions (6 – 10 July)
    • Starting Your Own Business [non-credit bearing course] (6 – 10 July)
    • Struggles for Citizenship at Work: Contemporary Perspectives (6 – 10 July)
    • European Banking: Strategic and Regulatory Issues (3 – 7 August)
    • Experiments in Behavioural Economics: Methodology and Applications (3 – 7 August)
    • Introduction to Design Thinking and Service Design (3 – 7 August)
    • Alternative Walks of the Talk? Designing Diversity Trainings (3 – 14 August)
    • EU International Succession Law (10 – 14 August)
    • Marketing and Consumer Behaviour: An Applied Learning Experience (10 – 14 August)

Remarks

  • Click here for the full course list
  • Click here for the courses under “Business & Economics” field

Radboud University

Radboud University

Radboud University

Radboud University

Radboud University

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BI Norwegian Business School, Norway

International Summer Programme

Date

22 June – 3 July (Suggested arrival date for welcome information session: 20 June)

Location

Oslo, Norway

Fee

Approx. €870 including tuition and social activities fees (but excluding housing)

Credits

6 ECTS

Housing

  • Additional approx. €890 for single room for the 4-week rent
  • Additional approx. €490 for shared room (2 students share 1 room) for the 4-week rent

Students need to pay the full 4-week rent although the programme only lasts for 2 weeks.

Course Available

BI Norwegian Business School offers a 2-week master level summer course:

  • Digital Methods and Transformation: Applied Social Network Analysis (20 June – 3 July)

Course Descriptions

  • A digital methods course on the antecedents, effects and outcomes of digital transformation, with a special focus on social network analysis
  • Lectures in Digital Methods and Transformation, how new technologies are changing business and society, and on Applied Social Network Analysis, a set of methods to understand relational digital data, by highly qualified faculty members from BI Norwegian Business School
  • Social and cultural activities, including a weekend expedition, sightseeing and outdoors activities (hiking, climbing, barbecues)
  • Insight into Norwegian industries through guest lectures and company visits

BI Norwegian Business School

BI Norwegian Business School

BI Norwegian Business School

BI Norwegian Business School

BI Norwegian Business School

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Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Spain

Summer School of Economics and Business

Date

29 June – 24 July

Location

Madrid, Spain

Fee

  • Approx. €1,137 for 1 course
  • Approx. €1,750 for 2 courses

Fee does not include housing, transportation and insurance.

Credits

  • 6 ECTS for 1 course
  • 12 ECTS for 2 courses

Housing

Additional approx. €400 – €1,120 per month. Many different accommodation and meal plan options are provided for the students to choose from. Click here for more details.

Courses Available

This programme is divided into an Economic Track and a Business Track, each composed of 2 courses:

  1. Economics Track
    • Environmental Economics & Policy Analysis
    • International Finance
  2. Business Track
    • Global Marketing
    • Doing Business in Spain

Remarks

Students can choose either 1 course or both courses in a single track, or to take one course from each track.

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

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Kozminski University, Poland

Kozminski International Summer School

Date

6 – 24 July

Location

Warsaw, Poland

Fee

  • Approx. €600 for students to choose from 1 up to 4 courses (from the 9 courses offered)

Fee does not include housing.

Credits

  • 4 ECTS for those Business courses
  • 6 ECTS for those Law courses

Housing

Additional approx. €350 – €500 per month. Some accommodation options are provided for the students to choose from.

Courses Available

Theme for this summer school: Law and Business in the Globalising World:

  1. Business Courses
    • Mergers & Acquisitions and LBO Analysis
    • New Technologies in Finance (Blockchain, Bitcoin, Fintech)
    • Strategic Digital Marketing
    • Artificial Intelligence in Business
    • Programming for Business – Python Basis
    • Organisational Creativity Lab
  2. Law Courses
    • Transnational Dispute Resolution
    • Multiculturalism, Multilingualism and Comparative Law
    • International Insurance Law

Kozminski University

Kozminski University

Kozminski University

Kozminski University

Kozminski University

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Imperial College London, UK

Business School Summer School

Date

  • Session 1: 29 June – 17 July
  • Session 2: 20 July – 7 August

Location

London, UK

Fee

  • £2,200 for 1 session
  • £3,960 for 2 sessions

Fee does not include housing.

Credits

Most of the courses are 3 – 4 US credits, equivalent to 7.5 ECTS

Housing

Additional approx. £59 – £61 per room per night (for single room). The organiser is committed to offering our students accommodation that is safe, high quality and great value.

Courses Available

The Sumer School courses spread over 2 sessions and students can study 1 course or up to 2 courses (one from each session):

  1. Session 1
    • Business Analytics
    • Climate Change & Sustainable Finance
    • Economics of Global Health Challenges
    • Machine Learning & Applied Statistics
    • Principles of Finance
  2. Session 2
    • Business Strategy & Consulting
    • Digital Marketing
    • Entrepreneurship

Remarks

Students can study 1 course from either session or up to 2 courses (one from each session).

Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Imperial College London

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University of Liverpool, UK

International Summer School

Date

  • Full Programme (Weeks 1 – 6 ): 14 June – 25 July
  • Weeks 1 – 3 Programme: 14 June – 4 July
  • Weeks 4 – 6 Programme: 2 – 25 July

Location

Liverpool, UK

Fee

  • £4,100 for the Full Programme (Weeks 1 – 6)
  • £2,150 for the Weeks 1 – 3 Programme
  • £2,150 for the Weeks 4 – 6 Programme

Fee includes housing (on-campus accommodation).

Credits

  • 6-week programme: study 8 modules, earning up to 40 UoL credits, equivalent to 20 ECTS
  • 3-week programme: study 4 modules, earning up to 20 UoL credits, equivalent to 10 ECTS

Courses Available

Students can choose 1 module from each block (A, B, C, and D), while business-related modules are only offered in Weeks 4 – 6:

  1. Modules in the Weeks 1 – 3 Programme

    Focus on the subject areas of:

    • Global Grand Challenges
    • Historical Perspectives
    • International Cross-border Concerns

    Block A

    • 60s Culture: Beatles, Merseypoets and the Visual Arts
    • Global Gender Relations
    • Sustainable Development: Case Studies in Liverpool City‌

    Block B

    • Vikings in Britain
    • Cultural Diversity and Global Communication Trends
    • Developing a Global Green University Campus
    • Psychology of Communication

    Block C

    • English Communication Skills (Non-credit bearing module)
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Global Marketing - Thinking Global, Acting Local

    Block D

    • Liverpool, a City of Transformations
    • International Relations
    • Challenges in Global Health
  2. Modules in the Weeks 4 – 6 Programme

    Focus on the subject areas of:

    • Communication in a Connected World
    • Doing Business
    • Liverpool DNA
    • Science without borders

    Block A

    • Art and Public Sculpture
    • Topical Conversations in Psychology
    • Consumer Behaviour
    • Your international student experience: reflection and publication

    Block B

    • Liverpool, City of Music
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Intro to Teaching English as a Foreign Language

    Block C

    • Architecture and Social History in Liverpool
    • Regional Environmental Diversity across the UK
    • Business Strategy
    • Critical thinking in an age of fake news and false information

    Block D

    • Football City: Sport and Culture in Liverpool
    • Leadership in Contemporary Business
    • English Communication Skills (Non-credit bearing module)

Remarks

  • Students can choose the 3-week programme (either Weeks 1 – 3 or Weeks 4 – 6) to study 4 modules, or the 6-week programme to study 8 modules.
  • Business-related modules are offered in Weeks 4 – 6.

University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

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Surrey Business School, University of Surrey, UK

Starting Up in the Digital Age

Date

20 – 24 July

Location

Guildford, Surrey, UK

Fee

  • £800 for the 1 week programme.

Fee includes tuition fees, on-campus accommodation, social events, daily bus pass, lunches, access to Surrey Sports Park, and a certificate of attendance.

Learning Outcomes

Develop an understanding of starting up in the digital age and learn what it takes to turn an idea into a viable business opportunity.

Course Content

  • Creativity and innovation: Apply creative tools and techniques to generate disruptive and innovative entrepreneurial ideas and turn them into a viable business opportunity
  • Business modelling and value proposition: Apply entrepreneurial tools such as the business model canvas and value proposition canvas to define and communicate an entrepreneurial idea
  • Bootstrapping and financing: Explore innovative ways of raising capital for a business idea
  • Pitching: Deliver an elevator pitch and learn how to make the case for a product or service to potential investors

Michigan State University

Michigan State University

Michigan State University

Michigan State University

Michigan State University

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Asia & North America
Sungkyunkwan University, Korea

The SKKU International Summer Semester (ISS)

Date

24 June – 22 July

Location

Seoul, South Korea

Fee

  • 1,600,000 KRW for 1 course
  • 2,600,000 KRW for 2 to 3 courses

Fee does not include housing and a non-refundable application fee of 100,000 KRW.

Credits

  • 3 academic credits per ISS course (3 study hours per day)
  • 2 academic credits per Korean Language courses (2 study hours per day)

Housing

Additional approx. 650,000 KRW for accommodation cost (A variety of accommodation options, including regular SKKU dormitories and other accommodations, are available to the students.)

Courses Available

  • A broad variety of courses covering the fields of: Business & Management, Economics, Humanities & Social Science, Engineering, Computer Science & Data Science, Physics, Korean Language & Korean Studies
  • Students can choose up to 3 courses: a Morning session + an Afternoon session + an Evening session.

Remarks

Click here for more course information

Sungkyunkwan University

Sungkyunkwan University

Sungkyunkwan University

Sungkyunkwan University

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Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore

SMU Global Summer Programme 2020

Date

29 June – 24 July

Location

Singapore

Fee

  • SGD 2,990 for 1 course
  • SGD 4,820 for two courses

Fee does not include housing, a non-refundable application fee of SGD 150 and Miscellaneous of SGD 230 covering local medical insurance, IT and matriculation.

Credits

1 SMU credit (or 36 contact hours) per course, roughly equivalent to 6 – 7.5 ECTS in Europe, 10 – 12 CATS in UK, 3 – 4 credits in the US

Housing

Additional approx. SGD 900 – 1,500 per month

Courses Available

Students can choose 1 course or 2 courses (1 from each cluster):

  1. Cluster 1: 0830 – 1145 hrs
    • Asia Pacific Business
    • Innovations for Asia’s Smart Cities
    • Managing Customer Relations with Analytics: Asian Insights
    • Screening Asia: History, Society, and Politics in Films
    • The Legal Environment of Business: An Asian Perspective
  2. Cluster 2: 1300 – 1615 hrs
    • Accounting Analytics in Asia
    • China’s Belt & Road Initiative: Challenges and Opportunities
    • Economic Globalisation in Asia
    • Entrepreneurship in Asia
    • Global Mega Trends: Opportunities and Challenges in Asia

Remarks

Click here for more course information

Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University

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Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Canada

Haskayne MBA Summer Programme

Date

13 – 17 July

Location

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Fee

  • CAD$2881 for tuition fee

Fee does not include housing, general fees of CAD$97 and an application fee of CAD$145

Credits

3 credits, equivalent to 6 ECTS

Housing

Additional approx. CAD$60 – CAD$160 per room per night for accommodation cost. Some accommodation options are provided for the students to choose from.

Course Descriptions

This MBA summer programme is designed for business graduate students (MBA or MSc) from around the world:

  • Multicultural course (taught in English), with a mix of local MBA and international students. Excellent for establishing global networks with entrepreneurial individuals
  • Intensive 1-week training: a mix of experiential workshops, on-line exercises and discussions, lectures, case analyses, guest speaker panels (angel investors, venture capitalists, serial entrepreneurs), hands-on team fieldwork on developing entrepreneurial ideas, and business model pitching
  • Course sessions will take place on the University of Calgary campus, in the Canadian Rocky Mountains and downtown Calgary
  • The instructor, Dr. Oleksiy Osiyevskyy, is an award-winning entrepreneurship scholar. He is one of the highest-rated professors at the Haskayne School of Business based on student course evaluations.

Haskayne School of Business

Haskayne School of Business

Haskayne School of Business

Haskayne School of Business

Haskayne School of Business

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HEC Montréal, Canada

Learning Expedition on Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (LEAD)

Date

5 – 17 July

Location

Montréal, Québec, Canada

Fee

CAD$2,000 for the 2-week programme. Fee does not include housing, airfare and local transportation.

Credits

2 HEC Montréal credits

Housing

  • Additional accommodation cost needed
  • Students need to find the accommodations by themselves.

Course Descriptions

  • Total immersion in the unique environment in the form of company visits, seminars and workshops.
  • Participation in ERP Sim immersive game, to fully experience and put into practice international business strategy teachings from the week.
  • Including social and cultural activities.
  • A training experience for actors of change in the context of the Industrial Revolution 4.0.
  • Courses in Data Science for International Business (R coding classes for all level).

HEC Montréal

HEC Montréal

HEC Montréal

HEC Montréal

HEC Montréal

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Michigan State University (MSU), USA

Global Summer School 2020

Date

15 July – 6 August (including the East Coast Trip from 30 July – 6 August)

Location

East Lansing, Michigan, USA

Fee

  • US$4,030 for the Biotechnology programme
  • US$3,880 for other programmes (including 2 programmes from Business field)

Fee includes housing (on-campus accommodation), 2 meals a day on MSU’s campus, health insurance, local transportation for all field trips and the East Coast trip.

Courses Available

The Sumer School consists of 6 programmes:

  1. Biotechnology
  2. Green Building
  3. Creative Advertising
  4. Global Enterprise Innovation
  5. Modern Packaging
  6. Smart Engineering

Remarks

Michigan State University

Michigan State University

Michigan State University

Michigan State University

Michigan State University

Photos from Michigan State University's website/social media

 

Eligibility

Students should have attained a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 at the time of application for an exchange / summer programme.

For the students who are interested in the Summer Programme, please complete the online application form on or before 13 March 2020 (Fri).

Students can choose up to 3 choices (by indicating the 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice in the online application form) from all the above recommended summer schools / programmes.

For enquiries, please contact staff members of the Internationalisation Section, School of Business, at (852) 3411-7855 or by e-mail: busd-external@hkbu.edu.hk.

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