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This workshop presents a study in comparison and contrast, as the group visits three powerful Asian nations. You will study in Beijing and Shanghai, China; Seoul, South Korea; Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan. New this year the program will visit the Winter Olympic 2018 PyungChang Alpensia ski resort-Eastern coast. Guest lecturers are prominent professors and industry practitioners in the region. Field trips include the corporate facilities of world-renowned companies such as Procter & Gamble-Beijing, General Electric–Korea, LG Electronics–Korea, Papa Johns–Korea, Toyota Motor HQ–Japan, Panasonic Electronic–Japan, Asahi Brewery Automated Plant–Japan, and IT/Tax consulting firms such as Deloitte & Touche–Korea and Ernst Young–Tokyo. Complementing these business visits are tours of historical and cultural sites such as the Great Wall, the Forbidden City*, the Temple of Heaven* in Beijing, Jade Buddha Temple* in Shanghai, Humble Administrator’s Water Garden* in Suzhou, Zhouzhuang Water City near Shanghai, in Korea, World EXPO 2012 in YeoSu (Southern Port) on Korea-Southern coast, Jeju Island (A candidate for the UNESCO World 7 National Wonders)* Gyungbok Secret Palace* In Japan, Gold Pavilion Temple*, Niji Shogun Castle*, Rock Garden Temple*, Kiyomizu Water Temple*, and A-bomb Peace Museum in Hiroshima.
There will be organized opportunities in Korea and Japan for students to meet English-speaking students as well as Miami alumni.
*World Heritage designated by UNESCO
NO STUDENT MAY PARTICIPATE IN A FARMER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS SUMMER WORKSHOP WHILE ON DISCIPLINARY PROBATION.
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