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Faculty-Led: International Accounting Experience: Europe
London, United Kingdom; Paris, France (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Spring Break
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Program Description:
Program Description:

International Accounting Experience: Europe

Paris, France & London, England

 

QUICK FACTS

Professor Name:
Dr. Wei Li  
Total Estimated Cost: $4,415 not including tuition if over credit-hour cap (please see www.kent.edu/tuition for current tuition rates information)
Eligibility: Must be an undergraduate or graduate student in the College of Business with completion of the two introductory accounting courses (ACCT 23020, and ACCT 23021), or accounting major; AND special approval (contact Dr. Wei Li for approval).
Course and Credits: ACCT 43087/53087 – 3 credit hours
Program dates: March 21, 2020 – March 29, 2020
Application deadline: January 16, 2020 


OVERVIEW

Course Name:
International Accounting Experience
Location(s): Paris, France; London, UK
Course Description: Firsthand exposure to international businesses and organizations generally relating to business and specifically relating to accounting and finance. Includes pre-trip orientation sessions, visits to international businesses and organizations, and opportunities for cultural activities.

KSU Sponsoring College: College of Business Administration


 
 
TENTATIVE ITINERARY

When: (Specific Dates):
March 21-29, 2020

Program highlights/ Itinerary:

London:
  • Visits to 2 public accounting firms
  • Visit to the International Accounting Standards Board headquarters
  • Bus Tour and walking tours of London
  • Tower of London
  • Theatre performance 
Paris:
  • Visits to one public accounting firm and one international business
  • Bus Tour and walking tours of Paris
  • The Louvre and Musee D’Orsay
  • Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Montmartre and Sacre-Coeur Basilica
 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements:
  • Presentation and participation at pre-departure meetings
  • Blogging entries
  • Participation during site visits and professionalism during trip
  • Technical paper
  • Final paper 
Pre-requisites: ACCT 23020 and ACCT 23021; or Accounting major; AND special approval (contact Dr. Wei Li for approval).

Maximum capacity: 20


LOCATION AND CDC IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION

You can learn more about your destination, including travel advisories, through the US Department of State website:

United Kingdom: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/UnitedKingdom.html
France:  https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/France.html


Please make sure to visit the CDC website and check the required and suggested vaccinations to ensure that you have proper immunizations for your destination(s) before you depart.  

United Kingdom: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/united-kingdom?s_cid=ncezid-dgmq-travel-single-001?
France: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/france?s_cid=ncezid-dgmq-travel-single-001


If vaccinations or medicines are needed according to the CDC, you can make arrangements with the DeWeese Health Center or your medical provider as soon as possible for immunization appointments.  Appointment openings are limited and they may have to order your vaccine, which takes time.  Plan accordingly.  https://www.kent.edu/uhs


ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS

Accommodation and meals included:
  • Overnight hotel accommodations in conveniently located hotels with double occupancy rooming and private en suites. Hotels are located in safe neighborhoods with local shops and restaurants, near local transport lines (the metro or tube) and will be 30 minutes or less to the city center via local transport.
  • Daily breakfast
  • Two dinners 
Meals not included:
  • Daily lunch and 5 dinners

 
PROGRAM FEES


Program Fee Breakdown:
EF College Study Program Fee (including roundtrip airfare from Cleveland, a full-time tour director, in-country transportation, double-occupancy hotels, all entrances and activities per this itinerary, breakfast daily, and 2 dinners) $3,625
KSU (Accounting Dept) Program Fee (including student insurance, polo shirts, gratuity during the trip and faculty expenses) $315.00
KSU OGE Application Fee (Paid through this application) $60
Total Estimated Program Cost (not including tuition)* $4,000
 *If under tuition credit-hour cap, there is not additional tuition.  If over tuition credit-hour cap, please see www.kent.edu/tuition for current rates.

Estimated personal costs: $415 (meals not covered by program- daily lunch and 5 dinners, souvenirs, etc.)
 
Total Estimated Cost: $4,415
 
Program Fee Payment Instructions: Payable through https://commerce.cashnet.com/kentcobasa



Scholarships are available through the Office of Global Education https://www.kent.edu/globaleducation/education-abroad-scholarships and for College of Business Administration students through the CoBA International Programs Office https://www.kent.edu/business/education-abroad-scholarships 

DEADLINES

Application deadline:
January 16, 2020
Payment deadline: First payment due on January 17, 2020 and second payment due on February 17, 2020
Withdrawal deadline: January 17, 2020


CONTACT INFORMATION

Instructor: 
Wei Li
Email: wli2@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-1125
Office location on campus: College of Business, Room 550
Brief Bio: Dr. Li is an associate professor of accounting. Currently, she serves as the president of American Accounting Association Ohio Region and the interim department chair of Accounting. Dr. Li conducts research on international accounting topics. She has published papers in topic international accounting journals and presented in numerous international and national accounting conferences. Dr. Li enjoys travelling and has been to 25 different countries, including France twice. 


 

 



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This program is currently not accepting applications.