International Business in Italy Winter 2020- deadline Wed. 9/30

Apps due this week, Wednesday, September 30 

How is international business handled at a time of mass disruption? Join us on a a virtual trip to Italy to examine the business, social, and political response to the pandemic. This winter break adventure is a great way to jumpstart your global experience! It includes a virtual class lead by instructors residing in Italy, and hands-on cultural activities that you can do as a class from home.

Due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, Tippie winter global programs will be run in a remote, virtual format. Programs will not involve international travel in Winter 2020. They will be entirely virtual and are approved to count for Tippie RISE.

Course topics include

  • History of the European Union and Eurozone and their functions
  • Controversy of coordinated pandemic response
  • A history of the Roman republic to present-day Italy
  • Italian political and economic response
  • Unemployment
  • Healthcare
  • Regional economics
  • Impact on tourism
  • How local companies have been impacted

Cultural activities may include

  • Survival Italian
  • A night at the theater
  • Hands on cooking class from home
  • Exploration of regional cuisine
  • Tour of local towns with hands on art activity from home
  • Cultural conversations with Italian business students

Course credit satisfies Tippie RISE and also counts in the following ways:

  • Pick one: FIN:4020 Special Topics in Finance (finance elective for majors) or International Global Issues gen ed for Tippie students
  • Pick one: For the International Business Certificate: International Business Section or Study Abroad Section

Scholarships available

Applications due Sept. 30, early apps encouraged

Learn more and apply

Stephanie Fountain

Fountain, Stephanie G - Asst. Director, Internat'l Internships & Edu., UPO