About the Program
Program Duration: Five weeks, first summer session (June 15- July 18, 2013)
Eligibility: This program is open to UT undergraduates with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Successful completion of the following course is necessary by summer of participation: STA 309. Please note, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program.
Company Visits: The program includes required company visits in Austin and Midlothian, Texas in May, as well as a two-night stay in Los Angeles prior to departure to Hong Kong. View last year's Pre-HK Itinerary to get an idea.
|Check-in to L.A. dorms:
|| June 15, 2013
|Check-in to Hong Kong dorms:
|| June 19, 2013
|Check-out of Hong Kong dorms:
|| July 20, 2013
Note: Due to the pre-Hong Kong itinerary of this program, students are discouraged from purchasing airfare before receiving detailed information on the L.A. schedule from the program coordinator. From December to January, students will be sent recommended flights from L.A. to Hong Kong that fit in with the L.A. portion of the trip.
About the Courses
Operations Management – Taught by University of Texas, McCombs faculty
Doing Business with Chinese Suppliers – Taught by CUHK faculty
IB372 or OM340S or IB320F
Classes take place Monday-Thursday (usually 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Some afternoon or Friday classes possible. Students are strongly urged to refrain from making weekend travel plans until receipt of finalized schedule. Absence from class will not be permitted.