CCOM 7070 International Corporate Communication and Culture
Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Wroxton College, Oxfordshire, England
May 20 – June 2, 2014
3 credits, graduate level, Communication
The course consists of invited speakers, case studies, site visits, and trips to London, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Oxford. The main objective of the course is make students familiar with the cultural, historical, and political contexts in which international business transactions take place. Students will have two full-day opportunities to work with students from the MA in Corporate Communication offered by the University of West London. Students will also attend a day of seminars at the Harris-Manchester College of Oxford University ending with High Dinner with the Oxford students.
Wroxton College is the British campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University, situated in the ancestral home of Lord North in Oxfordshire. The main College building is Wroxton Abbey, a fully modernized Jacobean mansion on 56 acres of its own lawns, lakes and woodlands. Originally constructed as an Augustinian priory in 1215, Wroxton Abbey has accommodated several British monarchs and statespeople such as Theodore Roosevelt. It now houses the College’s classrooms and seminar rooms, the library, fully modernized student lodging facilities, and computer laboratories.
At Fairleigh Dickinson University, participating students are drawn from the MA in Corporate and Organizational Communication and the MA in Organizational Behavior.Students from other universities and colleges are warmly invited to register with permission of the course leader, Dr. Gary Radford.