Graduate Business Study Abroad

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Fall A 2017 South Africa - Business and Cultural Program (3 Credit Hours)

                         Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa

South Africa Photo Gallery

South Africa Photo Gallery


Travel Dates

September 15 - September 25

Class Dates

August 24 & 31, September 7 & 28, October 5 & 12


Travel Cost: $4750.00

Three credit hour tuition: $1644.00

(based on 2016-17 tuition rates)

Total Cost



Students will travel to the largest city Johannesburg, where they will experience a Safari at the famous Pilnesberg National Park, just south of the city. Then travel back to Johannesburg to receive briefings on the country and continent with EY Consulting and Standard Bank. Students will learn about retail and consumer products with meetings with Massmart (Division of Walmart) and Procter & Gamble, followed by manufacturing tours with Coca Cola of South Africa or their partner company SAB. They will end their stay in Johannesburg with a visit to the world famous Apartheid Museum.

Students will then travel to South Africa’s second largest city, Cape Town for a cultural emersion into the famous history of the city including briefings from the University of Cape Town, visits to Robben Island, Cape of Good Hope, and Table Mountain. They will end their trip worshipping with local South Africans and missionaries before returning to NW Arkansas.

Cost includes:

  • Airfare 
  • Lodging 
  • Some meals
  • All transportation in South Africa
  • Travel insurance

Trip Highlights

  • Safari at the famous Pilnesberg National Park
  • EY Consulting and Standard Bank
  • Massmart
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Coca Cola
  • Apartheid Museum
  • Robben Island, Cape of Good Hope and Table Mountain

Course Offered

BUS 8263: South Africa Studies Program

Team Size: 12 students 
Professor: Tom Verdery

Deadline to Submit Application

December 2, 2016

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For More Information, Contact:

Wendy Bailey
Graduate Business at John Brown University