This team is starting to plan a spring 2024 University at Buffalo study abroad program. I am organizing a three-week trip to Singapore to study Entrepreneurship after the spring semester ends. The undergraduate students will be from the schools and departments at the University at Buffalo campus in Amherst, New York.
The program learning goals, which currently are in draft form, will include:
Trip Learning Goals
On completing this summer course, students will be able to:
1. Synthesize learning from academic coursework, site visits, and cultural immersion activities, to reflect on personal and professional growth and to articulate the value of study abroad experiences for career development and global citizenship.
2. Develop cross-cultural competence and communication skills through interactions with residents, business professionals, and other members of the Singaporean community.
3. Critically evaluate the role of cultural stereotypes and biases in cross-cultural interactions and develop strategies for bridging cultural differences and building successful partnerships and collaborations.
4. Describe and compare the cultural norms and values of Singapore and the United States, including differences in communication styles, social etiquette, and cultural expectations.
5. Identify the key sectors of Singapore's economy, including finance, technology, manufacturing, and tourism, and assess the opportunities and challenges for American companies operating in these industries.
MGO 330 Entrepreneurship & Small Business Learning Goals
On completing this Entrepreneurship course, students will be able to:
1. Develop, compose, and interpret business plans.
2. Develop entrepreneurial instincts.
3. Refine communication and presentation skills.
4. Develop team skills.
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