University of Pittsburgh: Global Research Practicum in Asia, Hosted by the Asia Institute

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  • Location(s): Japan: China
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad

The Katz Global Research Practicum (GRP)  is a three-credit course that provides graduate students with a business-focused study abroad experience. Offered in the spring term, the Katz GRP consists of a series of country-specific workshops, follow... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.6
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After visiting China last year, I noticed the vast differences between China and Japan. - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh View Entire Review
experiencing a very different culture, trying new food, seeing amazing places - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh View Entire Review
This program provided a first hand experience of both business and social culture of China - absolutely worthwhile - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with University of Pittsburgh: Global Research Practicum in China, Hosted by the Asia Institute – Beijing, Shanghai
The experience was great. I earned a lot about the culture and how to conduct business in China. We went to awesome locations, the visits were informative and our hosts were great. - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh View Entire Review
I learned a lot about the Japanese culture that you wouldn't necessarily pick up in a book. You can read about how clean and utilitarian it is, but it's so much more striking to experience it. This was a worthwhile trip, particularly for my first trip to Asia. Japan is so Western in a lot of ways, but still so unique in how busi... - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh View Entire Review
Visiting the a foreign city makes you appreciate other cultures - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with University of Pittsburgh: Global Research Practicum in China, Hosted by the Asia Institute – Beijing, Shanghai
I learned a ton about the Chinese business culture which would benefit me in my future career. - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh View Entire Review
It was worthwhile. I gained personal experience by learning a lot about people and cultures. Academically I learned a lot through all the on-site visits. - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh View Entire Review

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The Katz Global Research Practicum (GRP)  is a three-credit course that provides graduate students with a business-focused study abroad experience. Offered in the spring term, the Katz GRP consists of a series of country-specific workshops, followed by an international trip held over Spring Break. Deliverables from the practicum may include a team research project and an individual cultural report. 

This program is hosted by the Asia Institute. Over the past ten years, the Asia Institute has become a leading host partner for many educational institutions supporting short-term programs in Asia. More information about the Asia Institute can be found at www.asiainstitute.org

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  • Short Term
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