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About the Program

Dates for Summer 2014

June 9-July 10, 2014 (tentative dates)

Pre-program trip dates to Austin, Midlothian and Los Angeles are TBD.


  • UT undergraduate with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Successful completion of STA 309 by the summer you participate:  
  • Please note, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program.

About the Program

Program Duration: Five weeks,  June 6- July 9, 2015

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 a previous Pre-HK Itinerary to get an idea.

Check-in to L.A. dorms:   Saturday, June 6, 2015
Check-in to Hong Kong dorms:  Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Check-out of Hong Kong dorms:  Saturday, July 11, 2015

Note: Due to the pre-Hong Kong itinerary of this program, students are discouraged from purchasing airfare before receiving detailed information on the Texas and 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 
OM335 (H)

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.