- Locations: Sri Lanka
- Dates: July 2021 (exact dates to be confirmed)
- Eligible students: Undergraduate Business
- Cost: TBC
- Application submission: Applications are now open and will be assessed with offers made on a rolling basis until places are filled
- Application close date: 20 March 2021
- Unit code: BUS30009
This is a rare opportunity to work on a real-life industry-based project- you’ll be immersed in the local culture and business environment for a two-week period over the Winter Term. This program will have you interacting with senior executives from a large business conglomerate, other key stakeholders and, together with your team, providing consulting solutions and recommendations of value to the client. You will be guided and accompanied by academic coaches and mentors with extensive experience in the region and local culture before and during the fieldwork in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Sigiriya Fortress, known by locals as "Lion's Rock"
Earn academic credit towards your Industry Consulting Project with this unique experience. This study tour will be a great opportunity not only to work collaboratively with a culturally diverse group but also to participate in cultural immersion activities.
You will apply and develop management consulting, intercultural communication, creative, problem solving, critical thinking, teamwork and networking skills in a culturally diverse environment which can be beneficial for extending your future career beyond the Australian job market.
The networks that you build in the host location may be leveraged for conducting future business in the region.
Working on a real-life consulting project for an industry client under the guidance of academic coaches and local mentors and supported by local students
Regular interactions with client’s senior executives and industry experts
Presenting project outcomes to a panel of client representatives
Networking with relevant groups including in-country Swinburne alumni and local students
Team building activities
Cultural tour to the UNESCO World Heritage site Sigiriya or “Lion’s Rock”, referred by locals as the Eighth Wonder of the World.
You must have completed BUS30024 or BUS30010 by the end of Semester 1 2021 to be eligible for this program. You will need to submit an online application, including a personal statement.
Register your interest to learn more about this study tour and to be kept updated on upcoming information sessions.