The International Business Tour is a study tour lead by Dillard University business faculty to expose students to and explore new culture. Living and learning in another culture not only provides the competitive edge that today's employers are looking for, but also offers a life-changing experience.
The study tour is a class designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and experiences necessary to prepare them for the global society. The course offers students opportunity to engage in a focused travel experience combining study of a region before traveling there, and reflection upon return. Students will travel to selected developing economy (ies) where they will visit companies in various industries, meet with local, business and political leaders, learn about overseas business environments, and enjoy the local culture and sightseeing.
The Study Abroad course will:
- Enable students to grow as individuals, explore and find out what is beyond their borders, learn a different perspective on life, make new friends and experiences new places and people of different values, beliefs and celebrations from their own.
- Make students adapt to new situations and surroundings, acquire skills that will place them out of their comfort zone, and learn how to live and work in a multicultural environment either in their own country or in another country.
- Make students recognize that this is a global society and no matter whether you are working abroad, or working in the US with people from other countries, or communicating via email or phone, you will benefit from having been abroad.