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  • Locations: Beijing, China; Long Beach, United States; Shanghai, China
  • Program Terms: Spring Break
  • Budget Sheets: Spring Break
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Director: Chen, Haozhe, Grawe, Scott Housing Options: Hotel/Tourist Lodging
Cumulative GPA: 2 Language of Instruction: English
Host Country Language: Chinese Online Course Catalog Available: No
Sponsor: Iowa State ISU Course: SCM 491x
Program Type: Direct
Program Description:
SCM 491x • Spring Break 2017SCM428SCM428b

The purpose of this study tour is to provide a field experience for undergraduate students who are interested in understanding global supply chains, including domestic and international port operations, global sourcing, quality control, domestic and overseas logistics operations, and international relationship management.

It is also intended to provide students with a deeper and first hand understanding and experience of the economic structure and environment as well as cultural characteristics of international markets. This program is not only a study tour. The live case component encourages students to identify opportunities to improve operations and provide specific recommendations to the sponsoring firm.

Details about the Trip:
  • See Target’s supply chain from a factory in China to the Ames store.
  • Includes time in Long Beach, CA; Shanghai, China; and Beijing, China.
  • Travel to China will be during spring break
  • 3 Credits
  • Contact Dr. Scott Grawe or Dr. Haozhe Chen for additional information.
  • Open to all College of Business students with a declared majors. Other majors will need instructor permission


This program is currently not accepting applications.