Asia Study Tour 2017 – Vietnam, a country of rapid economic growth
Professor Desmond Tsang, Associate Professor, Accounting, lead a group of students for a Study Tour in Vietnam, which focused on Ho Chi Minh City–Saigon in mid-July, 2017. For the first time, the tour took place combining 2nd year students of the Desautels Faculty of Management’s McGill MBA Japan program and Professional MBA (PMBA) students from Montreal.
The students visited important international companies such as JETRO, Mitsubishi corporation, Mitsui & Co, Pharmascience, Sapporo, and more. The students also had cultural experiences through the city tour and the cooking class.
Through these visits and activities, students learnt about the Vietnamese history, how the country achieved the rapid growth in a decade, and the ideas about the future of Vietnam.
Professor Tsang who lead the tour commented, “It was a valuable learning experience for all of us during our stay in Vietnam meeting with company executives and government officials. Nonetheless, the interactions between students from Japan and from Montreal have been great. Overall, the trip to Vietnam has been successful in bringing students of different culture and background to explore the opportunities and possibilities offered by a fast growing emerging market. I hope more students would take advantage of this unique learning adventure and join us for future trips.”
The Study Tour to Vietnam is part of our unique series of Study Tours in Asia which help to broaden our students’ horizons, develop their understanding of other countries and cultures, and to solidify McGill’s network throughout Asia and the world. Previous study tours have included Chong Ching and Kunmin China, Shanghai and Bejing, as well as Myanmar. Since 2015, students have selected Vietnam as a study tour destination.This year, the participants also enjoyed developing friendships between the students from Japan MBA and Canadian PMBA.
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The next academic year starts on April 7th, 2018. Be sure to submit your application soon so that you can join us at the top weekend MBA program in Japan.
The next class year will start on Saturday, April 7th, 2018. The Core Schedule for 2018 is here: McGill MBA Japan–Core Courses in 2018–as of November 2017
Professor Croitoru will give us an update on the Faculty, Programs and New Course Initiatives, including the development of Hybrid Courses for the MBA Japan and Professional MBA programs, as well as new course selections for alumni of McGill and other universities.
This will be an outstanding chance for Discussion and Networking with a wide range of McGill Alumni and other friends in Tokyo.
Be sure to come out to re-connect with your professors, make and re-fresh friendships, and enjoy a good discussion with McGill MBA Japan students, alumni and friends.
This event is open to the general public.
Be sure to sign up soon at:http://ptix.at/jcOyiz
Event: Professor’s Tuesday with Professor Benjamin Croitoru of the Desautels Faculty of Management
Venue: Hotel Rose Garden Shinjuku Oak Room (2F of Main Building) – Newly Renovated
Date : Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
Time : Doors Open at 18h00
Event: 18h30 – 21h00
Rrefreshments served from 18h30.
Presentation and discussion from 19h00.
Cost : 6,000 yen for Alumni and Guests.
Includes event fee, food and refreshments.
(Hallowe’en costume optional.)
Looking forward to seeing you there!
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