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Details of the 2013 program will be finalised soon. The following is an overview of the 2012 program.
The study program offers students a valuable opportunity to learn how business operates in the USA, the largest, and the most important economy in the world, and students will also build strong business networks. This experience is a distinct advantage for business students as the effects of globalisation necessitate being able to operate in a range of cultural environments.
The study program will include:
New York - 20 June to 23 June 2012
New York City, with a population of over 8 million people, is the most populous city in the USA. New York City is the leading centre of banking, finance and communication in the USA and is the location of the New York Stock Exchange, the largest stock exchange in the world by dollar volume. Many of the world's largest corporations are based in the city. New York is also home to many universities including the Ivy League universities of Columbia University in New York City and Cornell University in Ithaca.
Chicago - 24 June to 26 June 2012
Chicago is the most populous city in the Midwestern USA and the third most populous in the USA, after New York City and Los Angeles. The city is a centre for services, business and finance. The city and its surrounding metropolitan area are home to the second largest labor pool in the United States with approximately 4.25 million workers. Chicago is also home to many fortune 500 companies.
Los Angeles - 27 June to 1 July 2012
Los Angeles is a world centre of business, international trade, entertainment, culture, media, fashion, science, technology, and education. It is home to renowned institutions covering a broad range of professional and cultural fields, and is one of the most substantial economic engines within the United States.
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