College of Business > News & Events > Study abroad trips prepare students for global economy
By Jaclyn Lansbery /
May 16, 2017 /
Posted in: Students /
DePaul students stayed overnight at the Yachiyo Ryokan and participated in a traditional Japanese dinner during their last night of the 10-day trip throughout Japan, which was led by professors Zafar Iqbal and Luis Larrea.
Students traveled via ferry to Miyajima, a small island in Hiroshima, to visit the Grand Torii Gate, which marks the entrance to the Itsukushima Shrine.
Students had tea with Lord Mayor of Belfast in Northern Ireland. The 10-day trip focused on Brexit's impact on the global economy and was led by Professor Thomas Mondschean.
DePaul business students gained knowledge about luxury brand marketing in Paris during a study abroad trip led by Assistant Professor of Marketing James Mourey during spring break 2017.
During a tour of the legendary Fauchon in Paris, DePaul study abroad students learned first-hand about the marketing strategies of this century-old gourmet food emporium.
DePaul MBA alumnus Jean-Charles Perino (left), executive vice president of marketing for the upscale Paris-to-New York airline La Compagnie, received a DePaul t-shirt presented by Assistant Professor James Mourey. Perino met with Mourey’s study abroad class in Paris this spring to discuss the airline’s marketing strategy.
As part of DePaul's International Business Seminar Short-Term Programs, students spent a week in Qatar where they met with Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani, Chairman and CEO of Al Faisal Holding.
Students pose in front of the Doha skyline. Located on the Persian Gulf, Doha is the largest city and capital of Qatar.
After dune bashing (off-roading) through the Khor Al Adaid nature reserve, students stood on one of the towering golden sand dunes.