Malawi and Zambia, Africa

Program Dates
Sunday, January 1, 2012 to Monday, January 16, 2012

BUS 3540: Business & Society in Malawi: Sustainability in the Developing World (3 s.h.)

Student Blogs, Photos & Recent Articles

Learn about the economic, social and environmental challenges Malawians face and the ways that entrepreneurs, NGOS, the government and communities are attempting to address them while mindful of the importance of sustainability. Learn about non-profit management.

You will also visit NGO, government and community-based projects focused on addressing environmental and social issues, as well as entrepreneurial and business. We will visit Wimbe village, home of the author of “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind.”

Experience the culture of Malawi firsthand during a short homestay and the natural beauty at Lake Malawi. Go on safari in South Luangwa National Park in Zambia.

The program fulfills 3 semester hours of IB major or approved electives, 3000-level HOS elective, and upper-level COB elective credit.

Cost: $3850. Includes airfare, local transportation, lodging , a safari drive, group activities and most meals. No additional cost for tuition if you are full-time in the spring. Scholarships available.