JAPAN - MBA International Experience

Program Dates
Sunday, May 12, 2019 to Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Doing Business in Japan is a 10-day and 3-credit hour course.  This course focuses on developing students’ expertise in business and culture in Japan. Students will immerse themselves in local business and cultural environments throughout cultural activities (e.g., tea ceremony, archery, sumo wrestling, museum visits, and farewell party), class discussion with local instructors and students, and company visits. After course completion, students will have skills and knowledge to succeed their future business in Japan. For more information, click here for program website, visit the program Facebook page, or view the program presentation.  For more information and application instructions, visit OIED's Online Program Brochure.


  • MBA 5020-146 – International Seminar in Japan – 3 credits Pre-requite: Graduate status
  • Seniors may be eligible to participate in the course at the 4000-level. The 3 semester hour 4000-level course fulfills International Business major or minor electives (major, approved, required or other), a HOS elective, a COB elective or upper level elective and fulfills the Global Issues requirement. Pre-requisite: 84 earned hours and permission of the instructor. Contact the program leader if you are interested.


Billable Program Cost: $4,250.00
Includes: airfare, in-country program transportation, lodging, international health and evacuation insurance, program events, some meals, and CCS administrative fee.

Estimated Additional Student Cost: $400.00
Estimated costs include but are not limited to: immunizations, personal expenses ($200), and most meals ($200).
Graduate in-state summer tuition for 2019 is estimated at $1100 for 3 credits. 

Program Leader

Dr. Charlie Chen
Walker College of Business

Dr. Chen has more than 12 years of international travel and teaching experiences with student groups in China, Japan, Taiwan and Spain. He is dedicated to growing students into future global business leaders in those countries via exciting, educational, and exhilarating study abroad learning experiences. Programs led by Dr. Chen offer students a rich study abroad experience that will last a lifetime.

Students not eligible for this program who want to participate should contact the program leader to ask if accommodations can be made.
Eligible Groups: 
MBA students