|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|NOTE: Participants will depart the U.S. on 12/26 for arrival in Mendoza on 12/27. Participants will depart Mendoza on 1/10 for arrival in the U.S. on 1/11. If accepted to this program, you must commit to or decline participation by October 15.|
|Class Status:||1st year, 2nd year, 3rd year, 4th year, Graduate student||Minimum GPA Requirement:||3.0|
|Language Requirement:||none||Open to Non-UVa Students:||No|
|Housing:||Hotel, With program group||Language Courses Offered:||No|
|Language of Instruction:||English||Credit Type:||Direct Credit|
|Program Type:||Faculty led||Tuition Payments Made To:||UVA|
|Education Abroad Advisor:||Abby Leake||Application Fee:||Yes|
|Study Abroad Administrative Fee:||No||Subject Area:||Commerce, Engineering, Information Technology, Systems Engineering|
By taking this class you will practice problem-solving in an international consulting context. Working in a team, you will propose solutions to real-world challenges experienced by winemaking companies in Argentina. Winemaking is a global business that fuels worldwide exports. You and your team will analyze problems, identify goals and requirements, evaluate alternative solutions, and present recommendations to real clients.
Course Goals and Objectives
After completing the course, students shall be able to:
The class is 3 credits and is cross listed as COMM 4293 and SYS 2053/3053.
COMM 4293 has the following pre-requisites: Commerce standing or Instructor Permission. McIntire students: COMM 4293 can count towards (1) the IT concentration, (2) the Global Commerce Track, and (3) and as a McIntire elective.
To take SYS 3053, students need to have taken one of the following courses: SYS 2001, APMA 3100, APMA 3110, APMA 3120, or Instructor Permission. There are no pre-requisites for SYS 2053.
All coursework is conducted in English. There is no language requirement. Please refer to the program web brochure for a detailed course syllabus and program itinerary.
Student examining vines, 2015
GCI: IT Project Practicum in Argentina
This program is open to all UVA undergraduates, regardless of major. Students outside of COMM and SYS are encouraged to apply. There are no language requirements. Students will work in teams and a diverse set of skills are necessary to form strong teams.
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