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

Program Dates
Saturday, December 29, 2012 to Sunday, January 13, 2013

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 as well as the importance of sustainability in this process. Learn about non-profit management. Visit NGO, government and community-based projects focused on addressing environmental and social issues. 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 at Mchezi, the proposed site of a maize mill project to be funded by ASU’s Sustainable Service Initiative Club, and spend New Year’s enjoying the natural beauty of the region 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. The Walker College of Business provides a limited number of scholarships to help with costs.


Martin Meznar
(828) 262-6236

Meredith Church
(828) 262-7727

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