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Faculty-Led: International Accounting Experience: Europe
Dublin, Ireland; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France (Outgoing Program)
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International Accounting Experience: Europe
Paris, France; London, England; & Dublin, Ireland
ONLY APPROVED STUDENTS MAY USE THIS APPLICATION
PLEASE CONTACT PROFESSOR BENJAMIN HOFFMAN FOR APPROVAL (email@example.com)QUICK FACTS
Professor Name: Benjamin Hoffman
Total Estimated Cost: $5,300 not including tuition (please see www.kent.edu/tuition for current tuition rates information)
Eligibility: must have completed ACCT 23020 and ACCT 23021 by the time we depart.
Course and Credits: ACCT 43087/53087 – 3 credits
Program dates: 5/13 – 5/26/19
Departmental Application Deadline: 10/15/18 (please contact Dr. Hoffman for more information)
OGE Application deadline (this application): 4/1/2019
Course Name and CRN: International Accounting Experience, no CRN yet
Location(s): Paris, France; London, UK; Dublin, Ireland
Course Description: This course will encompass your classroom instruction, your education-abroad experiences and a final project on international accounting. The classroom instruction will focus on researching the international organizations' cultural sites you’ll visit, and includes informal class presentations. More details will be provided early in the spring semester. During the trip, you’ll keep a journal to detail and analyze your experiences abroad from an accounting perspective. You’ll combine your journal findings with classroom teaching to write an International Accounting Experience reflection paper that will serve as your final exam.
KSU Sponsoring College: Business
Brief description of the program: This two-week program will provide you with an opportunity to study international accounting abroad through a combination of classroom, online and international learning experiences. The first portion of the course combines both online and classroom instruction, including pre-departure meetings and discussions, followed by a two-week trip to Dublin, Ireland, Paris, London, England and Paris, France.
The program focuses on visiting international firms and organizations related to accounting in these 3 cities, including the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), Paris Stock Exchange and select public accounting and financial services firms. During these business visits, you will have the opportunity to interact with industry professionals representing firms and organizations in all 3 countries.
You will experience the rich history and culture of three very different capital cities. In Dublin, you will have the chance to explore the five quarters of the city, including St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Trinity College. Then in London, you’ll enjoy various walking tours, the Tower of London, and a live stage performance in London’s acclaimed theatre district. In Paris, the trip includes a visit to the Louvre, the Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Musee d’Orsay, with an evening cruise on the River Seine.
When: (Specific Dates): 5/13 – 5/20 in Paris; 5/20-5/23 in London; 5/24-5/26 in Dublin
Program highlights/ Itinerary:
Cleveland - Board overnight flight to Paris
Paris - Walking tour of Latin Quarter, Notre Dame Cathedral
Paris - Bus Tour of Paris, visit a public accounting firm
Paris - Visit a public accounting firm, visit the Louvre
Paris - Visit the Paris Accounting Standards Board
Paris - Musee d’Orsay, Walking tour of Montmartre and Sacre-Coeur, Seine River Cruise
Paris/London - Train from Paris to London, Bus Tour of London, the London Eye
London - Visit the Tower of London and the IASB
London - Visit a public accounting firm, theatre performance
London - Free day in London
London - Visit a public accounting firm, flight to Dublin
Dublin - visit public accounting firm
Dublin - Howth Cliffs, Guinness Storehouse
Dublin/Cleveland - Board flight to Cleveland
- Pre-departure discussions/meetings: Students must participate in pre-departure discussions and/or meetings. Students must attend all of the mandatory visits and other activities as described in the class daily itinerary for our 13-day trip (final itinerary will be available about two weeks prior to departure). Students are expected to actively participate in class discussion. Attendance at each pre-trip class meeting is required. If you miss a pre-departure class meeting, your final course grade will be reduced by a full letter grade for each meeting missed. If you miss a business or cultural visit on the itinerary, your final course grade will be reduced by one half of a letter grade for each visit missed.
- Presentations: Students will be researching and making 10-15 minute presentations on an assigned topic during our pre-departure class meetings. (Groups of two students make a 10-minute presentation; groups of three students make a 15-minute presentation) This presentation will be delivered during one of the required pre-departure class meetings on April 19 and May 3, 2019.
Maximum capacity: 30
CDC WEBSITE AND IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION
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.
The United Kingdom: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/united-kingdom?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
In all 3 cities, hotel accommodations will be provided with private baths. You will room with 1-3 other KSU students. All breakfasts and a few dinners are included in the cost paid to EF; all lunches and the remaining dinners and out-of-pocket expenses while abroad.
Program Fee Breakdown: hotel, airfare, ground transportation, breakfasts and a few dinners, entrance into planned itinerary cultural visits and business visits all included in fee: $4,600
Tuition: Please see www.kent.edu/tuition for current tuition rates
Estimated personal costs: meals/souvenirs - $650
Total Estimated Cost: $5250 plus tuition
Payment Instructions: Please email Dr. Ben Hoffman at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
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
Departmental Application deadline: 10/15/18
OGE Application deadline: 4/1/2019
Payment deadline: TBA
Withdrawal deadline: TBA
Instructor: Ben Hoffman
Office location on campus: College of Business, Room 564
Brief Bio: http://www.kent.edu/business/benjamin-hoffman-phd