ISyE Summer Beijing/Singapore Study Abroad Program, 2010 Jun 14 - August 5, 2010 Chen Zhou, Program Director Rebecca Miller, Program Coordinator Objectives Asia Full semester for IEs Economic (not too long) Courses suitable to the locale and travel Academics, culture, industry, history Locals in our classes Useful for your career Why Singapore? Far Different but similar Economy: GDP above EU Supply chain: #1 port Singlish, a buffer to other parts of Asia … Regional headquarter for ~ half bil people Learn how IEs can make a high density country work well Base to visit other parts of the region Why Beijing? Foreign Important China is growing, Capital of China US’s big trading partner History and sites: Great wall, Tianmen square, etc. Olympic 08 Tsinghua: facilities and students, … Your career Job opportunities Decisions you need to make Program history and some comments History Started 2002 Happy alumni: GT 180+, NUS 50+ Tsinghua 100+ Some comments “Singapore is like an ‘IE city’ ” We learned more than courses on campus It was the best experience I have in college … Program overview 5+ weeks in Singapore 5+ weeks in Beijing Courses to fit the locale Cushion in transition Base to visit other countries HTS 2062 - Asia in the Modern World ISyE 3103 – Logistics ISyE 3104 – Manufacturing and warehousing ISyE 4803 – Economic decision analysis ISyE 4813 - Ergonomics and Work Organization ISyE 4699 in Singapore possible Tours: Port, manufacturing facility, warehouse Ergonomics and Work Organization (Prof. Park) Human-Computer Interaction, Discussion: Cultural Differences Human-Centered Design (HCD), Discussion: Design in China Cross-Cultural Design, Discussion: Research proposal Road Safety, Road Safety in China Project Field Study: Beijing Subway Work Organization, Computer and Office Work, Discussion: Working with German People Work and Time Study, Experiment: Work Study, Discussion: Results and Analysis Discussion: Made in China, Discussion: Patient Safety Project 4. Diversity and Intercultural Communication, Electronic Communication, Discussion: Works in the Future Grade: Discussion/Experiment 25%, Projects 20%, Midterm Exam 25%, Final Presentation/Report 30% Class and credits 4 hours of classes/day 3 day weekends Contents similar to the one on campus, with minor adjustment to take advantage of travel and locale Course credits are identical to those oncampus Letter grade Multi-media learning Tour to UPS … Learning based on common experience In Logistics & Manufacturing classes, most believe to have gained more than campus version Prerequisites ISyE 3103 (Chew): 3133 Optimization ISyE 3104: (Zhou): 3232 Stochastic Process ISyE 4803: Financial Engineering: 3025 Engineering Economy, 3133 Optimization 1st Stop – Singapore: where west meets east Bi-lingual society, good buffer to ease-in Asia Modern, planned infrastructure for high density living “IE city” by Katherine Fong High efficiency international logistics in action Fancy mall shopping and other entertainment Variety of food selections Multiple religions Great base for travel Academics Classroom Computers: in library and other places Internet: in dorm When airlines compete, you win Malaysia Thailand Cambodia Indonesia Vietnam … Daily life Stay in dorms Use campus bus and public transportation, taxi Eating in canteens and restaurants If you are a vegetarian… Canteens Several on campus Low cost Good varieties 2nd Stop – real foreign country: China 第二阶段：清华大学，北京 di er jie duan: qinghua daxue, beijing Get a taste in a foreign country, something may come to you in your career We’ll have student assistants Locals can help a lot Flash cards, basic words, etc. Learn Labor cost You get what you paid for Intellectual property Competitiveness … IE building, computer lab and classroom Housing at Tsinghua University Single room Shower, toilet AC, network access Maid service Laundry service Sink, tap water and an electric kettle Food Cafeterias Near Dorm 2 four story buildings mostly Chinese, Qing Qing Pizza Buffet, etc. Food Square Approximate cost Breakfast: $.5) Lunch and dinner: $1.5 Qing Qing Pizza, Qing Qing (fake McDonald) Outside: McDonald, KFC, Italians, Pizza hut, Korean BBQ, Peking Duck, hot pot Other parts of city Vegetarian’s Muslims Travels In city Great wall Tianmen square Temple of heaven Summer palace Silk market Other Inner-Mongolia Xian Yellow Mountain Plant Tours Visa If you hold a US passport (and many others), you do not need a visa for Singapore If you do not hold a Chinese passport, you’d need a visa for China We will provide you with information for visa application at proper time You’ll get 1 year multiple entry visa Cost of the program Program fee: $3800 Tuition (12 credit hours): $2000 (approx) Out of State Tuition: above plus $250 Technology Fee: $103 USG Institutional Fee: $100 TOTAL Tuition & Fees: $6003 or $6253 Program Fee includes: housing, field trips, ground transportation, welcome and closing receptions, campus facilities usage, student activities fees, health and life insurance. Other costs Passport: Chinese Visa: Singapore Visitor pass: Bike rental or purchase Tsinghua meal card Group Airfare: $100 $145 $120 SGD (~$85) 100 – 170 RMB ($15 – $25) $5 $1800 estimate US – Singapore Singapore – Beijing Beijing – US Some may want to travel on their own due to Different route, airlines, Use of frequent fliers We can also pick you up and send you off if you arrive/depart at the same time Comments Living in another culture Local students in class is great Tours were very interesting and educational Seeing and traveling to so many places and experiencing so much for 10 weeks while getting some real college credits I spent whole semester looking at different study abroad programs around the country. This is truly unique. It ranks as one of the best nationwide when all aspect are considered This is everything I expected and more. Thank you for a great time and I will definitely be an ambassador of the program Schedule in Singapore Sun 5/23 Mon 24 Tue 25 9:00-11:00 2:00 – 4:00 US Student depart Wed 26 Thur 27 Fri 28 US Student Arrive US Student Orientation ICA Vesak Day Sat 29 5/30 31 6/1 2 3 4 5 6/6 7 8 9 10 11 12 6/13 14 15 16 17 18 19 C2 2 C2 2 C2 2 C2 2 C2 2 C2 2 C2 2 C2 2 21 22 23 24 25 26 C2 2 C2 2 C2 2 C2 2 C2 2 C2 2 C2 2 C2 2 28 29 30 7/1 2 3 C2 2 C2 2 C2 Final Tour Farewell Beijing Beijing 9:00-11:00 2:00 – 4:00 9:00-11:00 2:00 – 4:00 9:00-11:00 2:00 – 4:00 6/20 9:00-11:00 2:00 – 4:00 6/27 9:00-11:00 2:00 – 4:00 Schedule in Beijing Sun 7/4 9:00-11:00 2:00 – 4:00 7/11 9:00-11:00 2:00 – 4:00 7/18 9:00-11:00 2:00 – 4:00 7/25 9:00-11:00 2:00 – 4:00 8/1 9:00-11:00 2:00 – 4:00 Mon 5 Tue 6 Wed 7 Thur 8 Fri 9 Sat 10 C3 2 C3 2 C3 3 C3 2 C3 2 Tour C3 2 C3 2 12 13 14 15 16 17 C3 3 C3 2 C3 2 C3 2 C3 2 C3 2 C3 2 C3 2 19 20 21 22 23 24 C3 2 C3 2 C3 Final C4 2 C4 2 C4 2 C4 2 26 27 28 29 30 31 C4 2 C4 2 C4 2 C4 2 C4 2 C4 2 C4 2 C4 2 2 3 4 5 6 7 C4 2 C4 2 C4 2 C4 2 C4 2 C4 2 C4 Final Wrap up Return Summary Singapore then Beijing 10 weeks 3 ISyE courses + HTS course + an optional course from Tsinghua Useful for IE Enjoy “in-state” for out of state students Application deadline: February 16, 2009 Questions? Further information Contact www.oie.gatech.edu/sa/programs/#2 www.beijing-singapore.gatech.edu [email protected] [email protected] Sign up Your standing and prerequisites Most likely track to be in Mfg, Logistics, EDA, OR&Stat, Quality, IE Quiz How many courses are offered? How many courses one has to take? Is a visa required for Singapore, China? What is the difference between courses offered in this program vs. on campus version? Why Singapore? What language do you need in Singapore, Beijing? How many hours of class per day? Do we have classes on Fridays? Do we stay in Hotels?