The Program Fee includes tuition and program expenses. Click on Program Fee for details.
International airfare and personal expenses are not included in the Program Fee and are the responsibility of the participant.
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Application due by March 18th
ELIGIBILITY FOR SOM 498:
GPA of 3.0 required. Students must have completed ACCT 301, BULE 302, OM 301, FNAN 301, MGMT 301, MIS 301, and MKTG 301; and have Senior status in SOM.
CREDITS: SOM 498: Advanced Business Models (This section of the capstone course will be offered in Beijing), MSOM 305
On campus at the Beijing Language and Culture University. (dorms)
site visits to numerous Chinese and multi-national organizations, Chinese Opera
CONTACT: Denise Elles-Mdahuar via email or by calling 703.993.2155 or toll free at 866.468.1243. The toll free number does not accept calls from the 703 or 571 area code.
The 2-week business program offers participants the opportunity to fulfill their Global Understanding requirement abroad as they explore the intersection of management, finance, and culture in China.
This program is also a great way to globalize a resume by gaining access to some Chinese perspectives on global business. While on this 2-week program, students will have professional site visits to numerous Chinese and multi-national organizations.
2013 Potential Company Visits Include:
Tong Ren Tang
- Beijing Opera and a seminar about the opera
- Chinese traditional music
- Networking with local business people
- American Chamber of Commence networking event
- Discussion or cultural exchange with local students
Dr. Ling is Associate Professor in George Mason University’s School of Management. She obtained her Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut and received her undergraduate degree from Central University of Finance & Economics in China. Dr. Ling teaches courses in strategic management and entrepreneurship at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Her primary research focuses on top management issues as they pertain to small, privately-held firms, including family businesses and new ventures. She is interested in how the top-level management of small, privately-held firms is different from that of large, publicly-held organizations. Her research has been published in top journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Research, and the Journal of Organizational Behaviors, among others.
You should plan to leave the United States at least one day prior to the program start date to arrive in Beijing for the first day of the program. You can schedule your return to the United States from Beijing for the last day of the program or choose to travel independently.
Do not purchase international airfare until you are advised by your Program Officer.
Program Fee$3,940 *
The Center for Global Education Program Fee includes:
- Ground transportation
- Cultural excursions
- Business site visits during the two-week program
- Pre-departure orientation
- Emergency medical insurance, including medical evacuation and repatriation
- Administrative services in Beijing and at George Mason University
AASCU Scholarship for Summer Study in China
One Mason student is eligible for a $1500 scholarship to study in China this summer. Students should have academic merit, show economic need and be willing to share their travel and learning experience with AASCU. To apply contact the Center for Global Education.
Scholarships are available to George Mason students. George Mason students can click here to download the CGE Global Perspectives scholarship application. Mason students may also use financial aid to cover a program's cost. Discuss this with your financial aid counselor early in your study abroad planning process. If you are not a George Mason University student, check with your study abroad office or office of financial aid to learn more about how to cover the cost of your study abroad.
Note that all supplemental documents are required by the application deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Contact the Program Officer for further application forms and instructions specific to your program.
*CGE reserves the right to make changes to a program in light of currency fluctuations, changing security and safety conditions, or any other unforeseen circumstances.