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Program Overview

Globalized Citizen is launching a new Global Advantage Program in partnership with the University of Central Florida for an immersive study abroad program in Mexico City, Mexico. Academic contact hours are earned through company visits, entrepreneurial workshops, keynote speaker presentations, networking opportunities and class lectures. By completing this program, students will gain valuable insight on conducting business in Mexico and the greater region of Latin America.

After Successfully Completing This Program, Students Should Be Able To:

  • Describe factors of the business environment pertaining to political, economic, social and legal characteristics which are shared and unique between Mexico and the United States of America.
  • Identify important business challenges within the international environment and discuss strategies for identifying and capitalizing on opportunities.
  • Develop a personal filter for decision making when creating a new business venture.
  • Understand the characteristics and complexities of the Mexican Stock Exchange.
  • Understand and practice cultural considerations an individual must respect while conducting business in Mexico.
  • Demonstrate how to properly leverage international experience in the employment market.

Requirements

  • Open to all majors
  • All students must be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.00 GPA
  • UCF students must enroll in GEB 4955 Study Abroad Special Topics (3 credits)
  • For business students, credit can apply towards one of the following: Integrated Business Elective, Upper-Level Business Elective, Core Shortage, and towards the International Business Minor
  • For non-business students, speak with your advisor on how you can use these credits toward your degree (possible elective or free elective)

Quick Facts

Destinations

  • Mexico City, Mexico

Dates & Prices

  • Session Dates: March 14 - March 21, 2019
  • Price: $1,797.00 USD / Student
  • Reservation Deposit: $500.00 USD
  • Final Payment Due: 30 Days Before Program Starts

Academic Area Of Focus

  • International Business
  • Business Finance
  • Business Mangement

Host University

Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC)

Limited Spaces Available, So Act Fast!

Experience Highlights

Thai Airways

Teotihuacán Pyramids

The Pyramid of the Sun is the largest building in Teotihuacan, believed to have been constructed about 200 CE, and one of the largest in Mesoamerica.

Thai Airways

Mexican Stock Exchange

The Mexican Stock Exchange, commonly known as Mexican Bolsa, Mexbol, or BMV, is one of two stock exchanges in Mexico, the other being BIVA - Bolsa Institucional de Valores

Thai Airways

Plaza de las Tres Culturas

The name "Three Cultures" is in recognition of the three periods of Mexican history reflected by buildings in the plaza: pre-Columbian, Spanish colonial, and the independent "mestizo" nation.

Thai Airways

Palacio de Bellas Artes

The Palacio de Bellas Artes is a prominent cultural center in Mexico City. It has hosted some of the most notable events in music, dance, theatre, opera and literature and has held important exhibitions of painting, sculpture and photography.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Accommodations: 3-4 star hotel (double occupancy) during entire duration of program. Private room upgrades available upon request.
  • Excursions & Activities :Full-day excursions, entrance fees, local guides
  • Ground Transportation: All transportation as referenced in the pre-departure itinerary. Including transportation to host university, included activities, company visits, and airport transfers during scheduled transfers.
  • Meals: Hotel breakfasts, school lunches, orientation/farewell dinners
  • Host Tuition: Professor lectures, workshops, keynote speakers and company visits
  • Health & emergency evacuation insurance
  • Program directors & staff on-site 24/7

Destinations

  • Mexico City, Mexico

Dates & Prices

  • Session Dates: March 14 - March 21, 2019
  • Price: $1,797.00 USD / Student
  • Reservation Deposit: $500.00 USD
  • Final Payment Due: 30 Days Before Program Starts

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