Fisher Global Project
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Series/Report no.:Ohio State University. STEP Expo. Autumn 2019
Fisher Global Project is organized by the Office of Global Business in Fisher College of Business. Students who attend this program will go abroad and doing unpaid consulting project with a company for a month. Students have the opportunity to consult internationally for either a corporate company or a non-profit organization and they need to go through the process of online application, writing essays, and finally, a group presentation. The program is separated into 7-week pre-departure training and 4-week project in the country. Students need to be in a one-credit class, BUSADM 4189, Advanced Field Study, which is scheduled during Spring Semester, second 7-week session, and is required of all students excepted into this program. During the class, students will better understand the dynamics of doing business globally, resources for project management, mitigating risk while traveling, understanding how to assimilate into the location-specific culture, understanding how to make the most of this opportunity, and health and safety concerns will be covered. The travel date of the 4-week project will be from May 3rd to June 1st in 2019 to Singapore to work for Greif, which is a logistics corporate. The project is named “Future Logistic Solutions.” Students will be provided housing, transportation, orientation and so on. The project includes six people and they will be responsible for different tasks such as team leader, client liaison, project leader, relations and so on. In the second weekend of the project, students will go to Malaysia for 2 days as required by Greif.
STEP Category: Education Abroad
Academic Major: Accounting
The Ohio State University Second-year Transformational Experience Program (STEP)
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