2024 Global Field Study | Mexico City, Mexico
Graduate and Advanced Undergraduates are eligible to participate in the course.
- Travel Dates: January 14-21, 2024
- We are still accepting applications. Priority Application Date was Oct. 1, 2023
Tentative information can be found below. Details are pending for this course. Keep checking back.
Course Background, MGMT 498 / MGMT 798 Global Field Study: Mexico (3 credits)
This course will expose students to the business practices, culture, and people in Mexico.
To better understand and succeed in global business today, there is no better way than direct experience through immersing oneself in a foreign environment. This course will provide an opportunity for lectures and discussion with local experts and students regarding key themes of economic, political and cultural importance to business. The course will engage students in field visits to companies, government agencies and other organizations located abroad.
Prerequisite: MGMT 605 for graduate students, MGMT 302 for undergraduates or with department consent . All students must be in good academic standing.
For more information contact Dr. Kevin Wynne, assistant professor of management, who will be leading the course.
DescriptionThis course is being offered in the Winterim term of 2024. Travel dates are Sunday, January 14, 2024 - Sunday, January 21, 2024.
Mexico City boasts a vibrant business scene and rich cultural tapestry. Its dynamic economy offers opportunities in finance, tech, and creative industries. The city's history, art, and diverse cuisine create a unique cultural landscape, while challenges like traffic and inequality shape its character.
Our company visits will focus on everything from emerging trends in Mexico's economy to interesting corporate business models. You'll visit startups, food manufacturing and communications companies, a brewery and a Mexican conglomerate.
One of the cultural visits is to Teotihuacan, an ancient Aztec capital, that showcases monumental pyramids and urban planning brilliance, and reflects a sophisticated society's architectural and cultural achievements in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica.
Note: Company visits and cultural attractions are subject to change.
Course Design and Schedule
During the pre-trip meetings, students will gain an understanding of the business environment in Mexico.
This course is full of company visits and cultural attractions in a setting
Required Pre-trip MeetingsPending information
Total Cost and Payment Schedule
The total student cost for airfare, lodging, most local transportation, and trip organization is $2,300.
The Wright Global Scholars fund will provide scholarships up to a maximum of $1,500 to eligible Merrick School of Business students. A Wright Global Business Scholarship Application is required.
In addition to travel costs, normal semester tuition and fees will apply for this three-credit (3cr) course.
You are registering for the Winter 2024 semester. For more information, contact Assistant Dean Kathea Smith.
Travel Fee Payment Schedule:
Initial Deposit: $ due by info pending1
Final Payment: $ info pending2
Course Tuition Due: Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023 See the academic calendar.
1 All payments are completely non-refundable. In addition to the travel costs, students are responsible for meals, incidental expenses and the tuition and fees associated with this three-credit hour course in the Winterim 2024 semester.
2 Final payment amount is dependent upon individual scholarship award.
The Wright Global Scholars fund will provide scholarships up to a maximum of $1,500 to eligible students.
A Wright Global Business Scholarship Application is required to be considered for this course.
In addition to travel costs, normal tuition and fees will apply for this three-credit course. Course Tuition Due: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Course Application, Registration and Next Steps
Students will be given permission to enroll in MGMT 498/798 for Winter. Registration for the Winter semester begins Nov. 2, 2023. Approved students will be given permission to enroll in this course and will receive registration instructions after the initial deposit is collected.To obtain approval for this Field Study you must complete the Global Field Study Application Form. All approval and scholarship forms should be submitted to Kathea Smith, assistant dean (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Complete the Wright Global Business Scholarship Application form.
- Submit application to Kathea Smith, assistant dean (email@example.com). Deadline: pending.
- Acceptance based on evaluation of all of the above.
- If accepted, students register for MGMT 798 (or 498) for the Winter 2024 semester. Course Tuition Due: Tuesday, Nov 21, 2024