School of Business and Law
Planning and Business Study Tour
This 2 week stour will introduce ECU undergraduate planning and business students to international best practice applications of urban design, planning and development within the context of urban Japan, focussing on Tokyo and Kyoto. Partnering with Tokyo City University and Kyoto Sangyo University, students will observe a showcase of key urban planning and development issues such as urban sprawl, urban congestion, traffic management, integrated development, density and open space provision. In addition to the academic gains, students will be able to participate in cultural events in Tokyo and Kyoto, where they will be introduced to Japanese life and culture. The Study Tour unit is Planning Study Tour (PLN3616).
Tour Leader: Tim Perkins
SBL Management Study Tour to Beijing and Qingdao
This study tour is open to students in the School of Business and Law. Students in other schools may apply, but should discuss credit first with their course coordinator. Selected students will have the opportunity to experience Chinese best practice applications of business management, international trade and culture, and prepare for an international business and management career. This study tour takes place in Beijing, China’s capital city, and Qingdao, one of China’s main business centres and port cities for foreign trade and foreign direct investment. Students will gain an insight into international trade, particularly logistics and export-import, interact with domestic and foreign students in China, and develop their networks and cultural competency. The tour incorporates a visit to the Ocean University of China and site visits to the Qingdao port with high-tech facilities, a number of large Chinese successful multinationals and entrepreneurial businesses.
Tour Leader: Professor Fang Zhao
Sri Lanka Business and Culture Study tour 2018
Undergraduate students in the School of Business & Law are invited to participate in a 17-day study tour to Colombo, Sri Lanka. This tour will cover culture and negotiation methods. Students will have the opportunity to engage with like-minded students from the longstanding ECU partner, the Australian College of Business and Technology (ACBT). In addition to classes on campus, student will visit the tourist bureau, Austrade, markets and local industries. Introductory language studies will feature in the study tour unit.
Tour Leader: TBC
Destination: Sri Lanka
Duration: 16 days
Dates: 28 Jan - 10 Feb 2019
Applications closing: 01 Nov 2018
Funding available: New Colombo Plan