University of Miami Summer Scholars: Global Business and International Relations

    University of Miami Summer Scholars: Global Business and International Relations


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Day, Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: Business
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17
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    The Summer Scholars Program (SSP) at the University of Miami provides a unique opportunity for high school students to study for three weeks and earn college credits. Topics covered in this program are global business and international relations.

    Coursework will cover:

    Global Business (3 Credit Hours): Miami's strategic location at the crossroads of the Americas provides an exciting setting to explore global business and leadership. Gain an overview of practices followed by organizations and individuals doing business in a global environment. Explore the recent globalization phenomenon – why has it flourished as such? Learn key differences that characterize the various countries involved in the global economy. Review trends, including the rewards and challenges, that affect global trade and the investment environment. Investigate critical concepts – the common strategy and structure of international business and the traits that define a global leader. 

    Introduction to International Relations (3 Credit Hours): Introduction to the theory and practice of international relations. Areas covered include: diplomacy, conflict resolution, international institutions and law; great power politics, international political economy, environmental politics, political integration, the evolving state system, and new global challenges. Students have the opportunity to visit a consulate and meet with foreign diplomats in Miami.

    Prerequisites(s): History

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