Hong Kong and Macau 2016 | Pepperdine University | Graziadio Business School

Hong Kong and Macau 2016

The Future of Digital Innovation and Finance in Asia

Hong Kong and Macau Asia is home to 4.4 billion people and two of the world's largest emerging markets. Being able to navigate the complex economic climates in the region will be essential to future business leaders. Hong Kong serves as one of the world's leading international financial centers, with a capitalist service economy ranked the freest in the world by the Index of Economic Freedom each year since 1995. The city state has one of the greatest concentrations of corporate headquarters in the Asia-Pacific region and is known as one of the four Asian Tigers for its high growth rates and rapid development. This course carries DIIS (Digital Innovation Information Systems) credit.

Lead Faculty: Mark Chun


Mark Chun

Mark Chun

Interim Department Chair of Strategy, Information Systems and Decision Sciences; Denney Academic Chair; Associate Professor of Information Systems

PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder

MBA, University of California at Irvine

BA, University of Hawaii

Program Costs

$3,680 Single Room*
$3,095 Student Shared Room*

The Program Fee Includes

  • Lodging
  • Some meals
  • Academic sessions
  • Speakers
  • Cultural tours and activities
  • Transportation during the program week
  • Final dinner

Airfare, taxi, and other travel expenses are additional.

Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements.

If you plan to take this course for academic credit, standard tuition fees will also apply in addition to the program fee. If you take this course for no credit, it WILL NOT fulfill your global requirement. Global Programs office will notify the Programs Office to register you for course credit.

*Program prices are subject to change.

Tuition Note

Students who receive company tuition reimbursement are obligated to meet their tuition payment due date regardless of the Global trip completion date or grades availability. The $50.00 late company reimbursement fee and a daily finance charge of .027% will accrue upon any unpaid overdue balance.

Financial Aid

If you plan to use financial aid funds to pay the program fees please contact the Global Programs Office immediately for assistance.

Graduation Information

Students taking Global Business Intensive Courses offered in April will be enrolled in the Spring trimester and will graduate in August at the earliest.

Important Dates  
Application Period Opens November 2, 2015 @ 12:00 p.m.
Application Period Closes/Balance Due January 22, 2016 @ 5:00 p.m.
Program Dates April 17-23, 2016
Mandatory Pre-Departure Class Session TBD
Flight Itinerary Deadline March 15, 2016
Sample Program Itinerary (Items are subject to change.)
Sunday Arrival in Hong Kong. Accommodations check-in, orientation, reception, and evening dinner.
Monday-Friday

Classroom Learning (generally 8:00am-5:00pm)

Professional private meetings with leading executives of local businesses and institutions.

Cultural activities

Trip to Macau

Saturday Accommodations check-out and departure from Hong Kong.