University of Houston-Victoria

Study Abroad



Beijing, Tianjin and Jinan City, China

MGMT 4300/6300 Leadership Management: Comparison And Application Between The East And The West

The 14 night, faculty led study abroad summer 2018 program to Beijing, Tianjin and Jinan Cities, sponsored by the Wu-Feng Center for International Studies, offers UHV students a unique opportunity to build leadership and management capabilities, to become more competitive in the dynamic international business environment.

The program compares East and Western business techniques including several cultural and business visits. The course includes lectures and presentations by Chinese and American academicians and business executives. Chairman Wu, entrepreneur and sponsor, shares insights from his more than 50 years of hard and successful work experience and is the author of the course text book. UHV students will study with Chinese students and all lectures will be taught in English.

This course counts as a concentration or broadening course for the BBA degree and as a concentration course on the Strategic and Global MBA degree plans. Accounting and Non-business majors should check with their advisor.

The air fare from Houston to Beijing return is included in the price. Students will leave from Houston IAH airport on Air China direct flight to Beijing very early on Saturday July 14 and return to Houston on Sunday July 29, 2018. Check in is at Houston IAH airport on Friday evening, July 13 at 10 p.m.

The program cost is $4,200 (before scholarship) which includes all of the following:

  • Round trip airfare from Houston to Beijing ($1,700 value)

  • Travel on bullet train to Tianjin and Jinan

  • 14 nights of accommodation based on double occupancy

  • Most meals during the entire stay in China

  • Ground transportation in China including from and to Beijing airport and all scheduled activities

  • Admission to scheduled events including the Summer Palace, Great Wall, Forbidden City, Home of Confucius, Tai Mountain, shopping and business site visits

Additional costs include:

  • Regular UHV tuition and fees at published rates for undergraduate and graduate students

  • Chinese visa application fee: Approximately $140

  • International Student ID card which includes travel insurance (Approximately $30)

  • Passport application (Expiration date must be Feb. 1 2019 or later)

  • Personal spending money 


A limited number of scholarships are available through the Wu-Feng Center for International Business Studies, up to $2,000 in value. Apply early.


The application deadline is March 1st, 2018. To reserve a place and qualify for the Wu-Feng $2,000 scholarship, complete the application form and pay the $250.00 deposit through “MyUHV” within seven days of applying. Signed releases and a copy of the applicant’s passport are also required. The deposit will be applied towards the program fee and is non-refundable unless UHV cancels the program.

Payment Schedule:

The remaining charges must be paid by the dates listed on this schedule:



Due Date


$ 250

Upon application

Wu-Feng Scholarship Award


By April 2, 2018

Program Fee Balance


By May 1, 2018

UHV Tuition

As posted

By May 25, 2018

To apply, please complete the following forms:

  1. China Application Form and photo release
  2. China Release and Indemnification Agreement
  3. Check passport has expiration date after Feb 1, 2019.

Information sessions will be held on Wednesday November 15th and on Thursday, November 16th at the following times and locations:

Cancellation policy: The study abroad deposit of $250.00 is non-refundable, except if a China visitor visa is denied. No refunds for program withdrawal after May 2nd, 2018.

For more information please contact:

Rosie McCusker - UHV Katy
Phone: 281-396-3729 or 800-687-4293


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