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Faculty-Led: ATHENS, CRETE, SANTORINI: Sustainability Programs in Greece from a Sales and Marketing Perspective
Athens, Greece; Chania, Greece; Kamari, Greece (Outgoing Program)
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ATHENS, CRETE, SANTORINI: Sustainability Programs in Greece from a Sales and Marketing Perspective
In addition to completing this application, you must also schedule an interview with Professor Daniels in order to be considered for this program. You can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
Professor Name: Ellen Daniels
Total estimated cost: $2999 plus airfare, some meals and tuition (for tuition information, please visit www.kent.edu/tuition)
Estimated airfare: $800-1600 (depends!)
Estimated Personal Costs: tuition: $1,368 for 3 credit hours, extra meals approximately $300, (breakfasts are included, two lunches and five group dinners), nightlife can be expensive so plan accordingly, souvenirs averaged $100-200 per student
Eligibility: Pre-req: MKTG 25010 and junior standing plus interview with faculty
Number of Credit Hours: 3
Program Dates: May 13-30, 2019 (includes 3 in-class days before departure)
Application/deposit deadline: January 19, 2019
Minimum number of students: 12 students
Maximum number of students: 18 students
Course Name: International Experience in Marketing, MKTG 45187
Location: BSA Room 324 for classwork, Athens, Chania and Santorini (Greece)
KSU Sponsoring College: College of Business Administration
Course Description: This course examines sustainability programs employed by U.S. companies and compares them to similar programs in Greece. Implications for sales and marketing activities include examining promotional materials, sustainability programs related to product production and distribution as well as development, and discovering corporate long-term goals and objectives.
Additional Website: https://www.facebook.com/StudyAbroadinGreece
When: Depart for Athens, Greece on Thursday, May 16, 2019
Return from Athens, Greece on Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Plans include visits to Coca Cola Hellenic, Greek wineries Paterianaki and Boutari, the world’s oldest olive tree in Vouves and olive oil manufacturing plant in Chania, Santorini hotels as well as visits to the Parthenon, Acropolis Museum, Delphi, Knossos (Crete) and the beautiful island of Santorini which has the 4,000 year old city of Akrotiri, reputed to be the famed city of Atlantis. A catamaran or boat tour of Santorini is also planned—a highlight of the 2018 trip.
Requirements: Open to marketing majors and minors, or any student who has completed MKTG 25010 prerequisite and holds at least junior status.
ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS
Accommodations: Double occupancy in well appointed hotels: Sofitel at Athens airport is a 4 star hotel within walking distance of the airport. We will stay here on the first and last nights to make getting to flights simple. We will also stay at Hotel Central in Athens for 2 nights which is steps away from the historic Plaka. We will then stay at Hotel Kydon in Crete for 2 nights, Hotel Heraklion for one night, and Hotel Rivari in Santorini for 4 nights. Students will have roommates. All of these hotels have websites and Wi-Fi. The Santorini hotel does not have in-room safes, but valuables can be stored at the front desk.
Meals: A full breakfast buffet is provided at all hotels, 3 lunches and 3 group dinners are provided (1 in each location). Markets abound where students can purchase fresh fruit, cheeses and bread for lunches and even dinners inexpensively.
CDC WEB SITE AND IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION
Please visit the CDC travel page for information about any vaccinations you may need or health and safety tips for traveling to your destination:
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.
ESTIMATED PROGRAM FEES
Double occupancy in all hotels, breakfast provided each day
Athens: 2 nights at Hotel Central
Crete: 2 nights at Hotel Kydon, 1 night at Hotel Heraklion
Santorini: 4 nights at Hotel Rivari
Athens: 2 nights at Sofhotel by airport
TOTAL: 878 Euros ($1045.22 USD)
Transportation once arrived on site:
Bus trips: to/from airport with guide
To/from Delphi for day trip
To/from airport for flight to Crete
To/from airport in Crete and to ferry
To/From ferry landing, airport on Santorini
Air to Crete, Santorini return
Air to Crete, Santorini return
Ferry to Santorini
TOTAL: 916 Euros ($1090.45 USD)Misc. Expenses (Tours, Guides, group meal, insurance)
TOTAL: 722 Euros ($859.50 USD)
Estimated personal costs:
390 Euros for meals not covered
200 Euros for souvenirs
TOTAL: 590 Euros ($702.37 USD)
Tuition: $1,368 (based on $456/credit hour) in-state
$2,454 out of state
Please visit www.kent.edu/tuition for information on non-tuition guarantee cohort rate and tuition guarantee cohort rate, as well as current in-state and out-of-state rates.
Payment Instructions: Please submit all deposits and payments through the CoBA Cashnet site (excluding the $60 application fee). Please see payment deadlines below.
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
Application and deposit deadline: January 19, 2018
Withdrawal deadline: February 19, 2019
Faculty Name: Ellen P. Daniels, Associate Lecturer, Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Office: Room 537 BSA
Professor Daniels has been an Associate Lecturer and full-time faculty member of the Department of Marketing for 30 years. She received her MBA in marketing management from Kent in 1986. Over her years as a professional salesperson and marketing manager, she has worked for J. Walter Thompson Advertising, Ernst & Young, Harshaw Chemical Company and operated her own consulting firm. She has traveled to Greece five times and has spent several weeks staying at each of the sites we will visit. She is the Sales Program Coordinator for the department and is faculty advisor for Pi Sigma Epsilon Sales and Marketing fraternity on campus.