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  • Locations: Bangkok, Thailand; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Program Terms: Short-Term Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: International Business Seminars (IBS) 
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Short-Term Spring 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 12/31/2019 01/12/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Program Type: Study Abroad
Provider: International Business Seminar Field of Study: Accounting, Advertising, Business, Business Design, Business Information Systems, Central Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Computer Science, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality Management, Human Resources Management, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Mass Communications, Media Studies, Politics, Pre-Health, Pre-Law, Public Relations, Sociology, Tourism
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Class Standing: Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Advisor: Katrena Henderson, Stephanie Leroy
Program Description:
The Executive Experience Abroad

Winter Southeast Asia provides unique opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students looking to expand their international business education outside of the traditional classroom. While traveling abroad, students will learn about Thai and Vietnamese culture, history, customs, politics, and international business practices. Most importantly, students will observe how these business practices differentiate from the United States.

International Business Seminars (IBS) programs provide a variety of unique opportunities:
  • Network with business executives by visiting global companies to learn about how business is conducted and the challenges that come from running a multi-national organization.
  • Earn university credit while applying the knowledge you've learned in the classroom to real-life business settings.
  • Gain a competitive advantage for your career by experiencing international policies, political climates, and international business environments while building confidence, cultural understanding, and an ability to adapt to a variety of situations.
  • Experience some of the world's most well-known attractions and destinations.
Winter Southeast Asia Highlights:
  • Visit Bangkok, Thailand & Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in 13 days
  • Experience cultural activities, free time to explore, and a variety of outdoor excursions
  • Participate in city tours to see the most well-known attractions, including the Damnoen Floating Market and more
  • Learn from business executives at global companies such as Intel, the American Chamber of Commerce, Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange and more
  • View international business practices in a variety of industries, including: finance, marketing, economics, and more
  • Stay in 4-star hotels with front-lobby security