The International Winter Institute for Business Management (IWIBM) is a three-week undergraduate program offered in beautiful Victoria, Canada. Come and experience the mild west coast winter while studying Social Entrepreneurship and Service Management. This program provides an overview of how social ventures work and how service organizations can best design themselves for effective and professional customer service. Students will study two courses: Social Entrepreneurship and Service Management for a total of 78 hours. (Equivalent to 6.0 North American credits) The program is a combination of lectures, group discussions, field trips and student presentations. Students also have the option of joining some fun, extracurricular winter activities such as indoor rock climbing, curling and attending a professional hockey game. The program includes a two day field trip and skiing to Mt. Washington resort. Program dates: January 24 to February 11, 2021 Tuition fee: $4,567.50, includes tax, a meal card, bus pass to/from campus, city tour, campus orientation, welcome lunch and graduation dinner, a two day field trip including skiing at Mt. Washington with equipment and lift pass. Deadline to apply: January 4, 2021
The Summer Graduate Business Studies (SGBS) program is an excellent platform for graduate students to experience innovative graduate-level business studies focussing on the topics of global strategy and social entrepreneurship all taught by our world-renowned MBA faculty. Join graduate level students in classes to prepare you for business success while having an opportunity to build relationships and contacts with other future leaders from around the world. This three week program focuses on two courses: Global Strategy and Social Entrepreneurship. We have adapted the format of our regular MBA courses to present students with a rigorous, innovative period of study. The program is equivalent to two graduate level courses. (Students must seek credit approval from their home university.) Global Strategy and Social Entrepreneurship January 18-February 2, 2021 Program fees: $3,425 + 5% GST Registration deadline: December 11, 2020 The program fee includes: tuition, course materials, city tour and orientation, lunch card, field trips and bus tickets. Global Strategy – Develop an understanding of doing business in a global environment. Topics include evaluating the attractiveness of different markets; considering the best ways to enter these markets; differences in culture and the impact on consumer behavior and human resources management; and adaptations that are required in planning for different markets. Social Entrepreneurship - Through a combination of lectures, group discussions and field trips to local social enterprises wrap up with a team-based project that requires students to apply what they've learned through the analysis of a social enterprise case. Elective Course: Funding Social Ventures February 3- 9, 2021 This winter we are offering a bonus elective course: Funding Social Ventures. This one week "bonus" course will help students identify potential funders for their social ventures, and help in designing a compelling and persuasive argument funding the venture. By the end of the week, students will be ready to approach a funder with a well-constructed plan. Students will present their social venture plan to a panel made up of local social entrepreneurs and business leaders. Program fees: $1,100 + 5% GST Registration deadline: December 11, 2020 *Prerequisite: Social Entrepreneurship The program fee includes: tuition, course materials and bus tickets.
The ISIBM program is a 3 or 4 week undergraduate level program which provides an overview of the Canadian business environment and aims to develop a fundamental understanding of the skills and tools necessary to succeed in today’s global marketplace and how service organizations can best design themselves. Students come from all over the world and from various different disciplines to improve their business knowledge. Gain credits from your home university while enjoying the beautiful west coast of Canada. The program combines academic programing with fun, extracurricular activities. Program highlights for 2021: Available to all undergraduate and postgraduate students from any discipline (business or non-business) Program dates are July 4-27 or August 2-22, 2021 Tuition fee: July: CAD$4,800 + 5% GST August: CAD$4,650 + 5% GST Tuition includes on-campus accommodation, course materials, class-related field trips and extra-curricular activities which may include a whale watching cruise,visit to a night market, tour of Victoria, world-famous Butchart Gardens and more. Program content: Moduel 1: Business Communications Student's capabilities in written communication, oral presentation and non-verbal communication are developed and enhanced within a business and management context. Report and technical writing, presentation preparation, public speaking, business etiquette, negotiation skills, time management and inter-personal communication skills are among the topics emphasized. The ISIBM integrates business communications with service management and students will make presentations on the core business challenges discussed in service management. Module 2: Business Management There are three components in this module to help students develop a fundamental understanding of the skills and tools necessary to succeed in today’s global marketplace through the three steps of business growth: Entrepreneurship (starting a business) Service Management (Ensuring success) International Business (Growing the business)
This summer school is organized within the framework of bilateral collaborations between the University of Bordeaux and the University of Niigata (Japan). Promoting joint scientific activities in sakeology and oenology, it is open to graduate students, doctoral students, researchers and professionals. The current scientific, technical and economic issues facing the wine and sake industries will be presented by experts, who will also outline current research questions and new evolutions for these disciplines. Tutored work sessions will allow participants to develop research ideas for project proposals in their areas of expertise. Please note: due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 edition of the Bordeaux Summer Schools has been postponed until 2021.