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Sustainable Business development in Nepal, Dubai, and Bhutan

Tentative travel dates: Winter Session: December 27, 2021 - January 11, 2022

Salzburg gardens
Verona
Nuremberg market

Overview

The Sustainable Business Systems in Dubai, Nepal, and Bhutan study abroad program visits three very different countries and cultures. Students will see historic cities and cultural icons, visit businesses and experience living in these cultures. Students will also be encouraged to meet and engage with locals during free time on their own. We have local full-time guides in Nepal and Bhutan who are excellent sources of information. Students can interact with these guides to learn more.

This program will have the opportunity to experience each cultural context through the many business visits and excursions that are planned throughout the course of the program. In each destination country there are course activities geared toward the local cultural and historical context (e.g., sustainable business practices, traditional arts and crafts, constitutional monarchy form of government). Part of the course assignments include cultural preparation as well as reflective journaling through the experience.

Application deadline October 1, 2021

Contact Information

Dr. Lance Matheson
2072 Pamplin
540-231-5804
lance@vt.edu

Ellie Walters
1046 Pamplin Hall
(540) 231-3208
leighucc@vt.edu