Qatar & Kuwait
International Management and Finance in Qatar & Kuwait: Doha & Kuwait City
This program takes students to two cities of the Middle East for a combination of classroom instruction, tours, and lectures by local leaders. It is will focus on International Management and Comparative International Finance.
In Doha, Qatar the students will focus on International Management with daily activities including a mix of class sessions, guest speakers and visits to companies and institutions. During this time, participants will get to explore the ideas of country competitiveness, strategy formulations and organizational issues international firms face during implementation.
Comparative International Finance will be the focus in Kuwait City, Kuwait and will include a mix of in-class instruction and tours of a variety of financial services. Students will explore the role of global capital markets, exchange rate risk, and financials controls as applied to an international firm.
Program participants will return to PSU with hands on experience and relationships with a part of the world for which Portland has unique ties. Beyond PSU’s many alumni in the region, leading green building experts from Portland have been hired to work in Doha. This program offers students an opportunity to see and be a part of these connections both during the program and upon their return to Portland.
|Tuition||Program Dependent Fees||Out-of-Pocket Costs||Total Estimated Costs|
|Day 1||Depart U.S.||In Flight|
|Day 2||Arrive Doha||Doha|
|Day 3||Class Session||Doha|
|Day 4||Class Session, visit GORD||Doha|
|Day 5||Class Session, Al Jaber Companies||Doha|
|Day 6||Class Session, Greg Acker||Doha|
|Day 7||Fly to Kuwait City||Kuwait City|
|Day 8||Class Session, Business Visit||Kuwait City|
|Day 9||Class Session, Business Visit||Kuwait City|
|Day 10||Class Session||Kuwait City|
|Day 11||Class Session||Kuwait City|
|Day 12||Class Session, Visit Ahli United Bank||Kuwait City|
|Day 13||Class Session, Depart in Evening||Kuwait & Return|
Note: Predeparture coursework will be completed online.
Led by Dr. Remi Piet (Qatar University) & Professor Shafiqur Rahman
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