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CHILE. Spring Break March 12 -19, 2011. Santiago , Chile on a sunny day in mid -autumn. What we will cover today. Why Latin America? Why Chile? (Business, Culture, History) Our Partner, The Austral Group Trip itinerary Costs and cancellation policy Air transportation Credit Grading

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Spring Break

March 12 -19, 2011

what we will cover today
  • Why Latin America? Why Chile? (Business, Culture, History)
  • Our Partner, The Austral Group
  • Trip itinerary
  • Costs and cancellation policy
  • Air transportation
  • Credit
  • Grading
  • Pre-departure meetings
why do a study abroad trip to chile latin america
Why do a Study AbroadTripto Chile (LatinAmerica)?
  • Economics
  • Culture
  • Enjoyment
  • Resume builder
University of Arizona Professional MBA Meeting with the CEO of MasVida,

one of Chile´s largest medical insurers

why chile
Why Chile?
  • Emerging Business Environment
  • Chile in particular is a shining star in the Global economy
  • Chilean institutions are among the strongest in Latin America
  • Chile is one of the world’s most open economies
  • Santiago wasselected as the “Best City for Business” in LatinAmerica
  • Chile has doubled its per capita income over the last ten years
the emerging business environment
The Emerging Business Environment
  • Chile is a popular locationfor regional headquartersformultinationalcompanies
    • Barrick Gold (Largest gold mining company in the world)
    • Experian (Global credit information)
    • Cargill (agricultural commodities)
    • Concha y Toro (largest producer of wines in Latin America)
    • Ernst & Young (professional services/auditors)
New York University MBA Social Enterprise Visit to a

Training Workshop sponsored by NESsT non-profit organization

hotel accomodations
***Hotel Accomodations
  • Times Suites
    • Callao 2988, Las Condes, Santiago - Chile
program cost
Program Cost
  • Program fee (estimate): $1235 ($1485 minus $250 CIBER subsidy)
    • Covers: transportation to company visits, university lectures, three star hotel (double occupancy), tapas reception, group dinner, day visit to Codelco copper mine with lunch, tour of Vina del Mar and Valparaiso, wine tour and tasting, day trip to Andes Mountains with group ‘asado’ lunch
cost continued
Cost (continued)
  • NOT Covered:
    • Airfare is NOT included. Each student purchases his/her own ticket and travels independently
    • Entry reciprocity fee (US$ 131 for U.S. citizens, good for the life of your passport, other nationalities check with the Chilean embassy )
    • Hotel extras
    • Additional cultural or tourism activities
    • Meals not mentioned in itinerary
    • Taxes and service fees
deadline for deposit and cancellation policy
Deadline for Deposit and Cancellation Policy
  • Deadline for enrollment and $500 deposit (non-refundable) : December 15, 2010
  • Cancellation Policy:
    • Withdrawal after deposit anytime before start of program, none of deposit is refunded (unless program is cancelled by the University).
    • Withdrawal on or before February 1, 2011, student is responsible for all of program fee except $250.
    • Withdrawal after February 1, 2011, none of the program fee is refunded
travel misc
Travel Misc.
  • Visas: Not required for U.S. citizens. Others should check the Chilean embassy website
University of New Orleans meeting at El Teniente Copper Mine:

the deepest Copper Mine in the world

course credit syllabus assignments grades
Course Credit, Syllabus, Assignments, Grades
  • Course Credit: 1 hour academic credit
  • Course number: Mgmt 49000 / SA 10707
  • Eligibility: Krannert Students (and others as space allows)
  • Syllabus
  • Economist Special Report on Latin America
next steps
Next Steps
  • Enroll in program at Study Abroad Website:
  • Deliver $500 (non-refundable) deposit to Greg Cutchin/Judy Aulby (CIBER), Krannert room 525/526
next steps continued
Next Steps (continued)
  • Attend guest lecture on Latin American Business Environment, February 7, 2011, by Dr. Terry McCoy, University of Florida. Location Krannert or Rawls
  • Attend pre-departure meeting (Date TBD)
Photo: The Austral Group

New York University Group Lunch in the Casablanca Wine Valley

Happy faces of Penn State Students at the end of an

Austral Group MBA Study Trip Experience!!

  • Contact Greg Cutchin, Managing Director, Purdue CIBER, Krannert Room 525, 4-4467, [email protected]