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Dear Colleague:

The University of Colorado Denver is pleased to announce its January 5-15, 2015 China faculty development program in international business, The Opportunities and Challenges Facing China.  This program will be held in Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Kunming, and Yichang (to visit the Three Gorges Dam).  We invite you and other colleagues to participate.

This ten-day program examines developments evolving under China's current Five Year Plan.  It focuses on westward expansion, manufacturing to service, high value-added research and development, sustainability, clean energy and environmental protection, entrepreneurship, and quality of life.  Participating faculty will enhance their knowledge of conducting business in China, develop expertise to internationalize courses and add more global business content to their curricula, network with other faculty interested in international business and in China, and explore research opportunities.

The participant cost is $4500 based on single occupancy.  This includes hotel, most meals, transportation in China, site visits, and cultural tours.  It does not include airfare to/from Asia, incidental expenses, tips, passport and visa fees, and a few meals.   Applications will be accepted through October 1, 2014.  For additional information about the program and to apply, please go to  Participants will be assessed a $500 fee for cancellations received prior to Friday, November 14, 2014.  The program fee will be non-refundable for cancellations received on or after Saturday, November 15, 2014.   Questions can be answered by contacting [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>, 303-315-8887.

This program is hosted by the University of Colorado Denver CIBER, co-hosted by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education, and co-sponsored by the Centers for International Business Education and Research at Brigham Young University, Florida International University, George Washington University, San Diego State University, University of Hawaii at Manoa, University of Pittsburgh, University of South Carolina, and University of Washington.

We hope that you will participate in this program.


The China FDIB Team
                Manuel Serapio
                Chen Ji
                Jana Blakestad
                Melanie Ellison
International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
                Dennis Gash

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