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  • Locations: Charlotte NC, United States
  • Program Terms: November-February
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  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Deakin Faculty: Faculty of Business & Law Program Type: Short Term Partner Program - Study Abroad
New Colombo Plan Funded: No Language of Instruction: English
Credit Weighting: 1 Credit Point Credit Type: Undergraduate
OS Help Available: Yes Scholarships Available: Yes
Program Description:
Business NC

Business Communication and Negotiation Skills

About the program:
The Business Communication and Negotiation Skills program will give business participants detailed insight of how to display leadership in a business context. The program is comprised of two main elements; academic classes and practical components. Leaders often set the stage for how well a team develops and works together and great communication skills can go a long way towards achieving this. As part of the program you will undertake interactive workshops and team building activities that will give you a chance to develop your negotiations skills and provide with you great insights on how to deal with conflicts in the workplace.

Location profile:
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university. Located in the state’s largest metropolitan area, UNC Charlotte is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC System. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.
North Carolina is located in the South East of the United States and has a diverse landscape ranging from the Atlantic Ocean to the Appalachian Mountains. The edge of North Carolina owns some of the most beautiful beaches and stunning islands that acts as an attraction to people all around the country. North Carolina is home to 1,500 lakes of 10 acres or more in size as well as almost 60,000 kms of fresh water streams. The state also houses the Whitewater Falls, which is the highest waterfall in the Eastern United States and a popular sight to visit.

Charlotte, known as the ‘Queen City’ is the largest in North Carolina and is a commercial hub. As much as it is known for being the business town - home to several Fortune 500 companies, it also has incredible museums, stately old neighbourhoods and lots of fine food to feast on. Because of the states many rivers, in Charlotte there are fun activities like kayaking, canoeing, river rafting and tubing to do, as well as many walking, food and shopping tours.

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Academic information:

Business Communication and Negotiation Skills
This program has been assessed as a level 2 elective for 1 Deakin credit.
Approved by Business and Law


The program taught at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte is essential for anyone who wishes to expand their leadership and business communication skills. Leaders often set the stage for how well a team develops and works together and great communication skills can go a long way towards achieving this. As part of the program you will undertake interactive workshops and team building activities that will give you a chance to develop your negotiations skills and provide with you great insights on how to deal with conflicts in the workplace. Over the course of 3 weeks, you will learn about leadership styles and have the opportunity to work on your presentation skills to become adept at producing informative and persuasive presentations. Another exciting aspect of the program is the section on business communication for meetings and negotiations. In this part of the course, not only will you learn the theory about how to conduct meetings, interviews and negotiations in a US context, but you’ll learn and practice real-world skills. You will also study how to enhance creativity and brainstorm effectively. To top it all off, you’ll be visiting a range of businesses to put your new skills to the test. This is genuinely stepping out of the classroom and into the ‘Real World’.

Pre-requisites: Participants must have completed a minimum of one year of studies in a business-related course of study, or comparable practical experience.

Accommodation:
Students will be accommodated in a comfortable hotel adjacent to the university campus. Accommodation is on a twin-share basis and will include breakfast and afternoon snack. Free WiFi access is available at the hotel, along with an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre.

Funding:
  • You may be eligible for the OS help loan of up to $6,567. For more information visit this link.
  • Deakin Business School is giving away $1,000 travel grants*

*IMPORTANT TRAVEL GRANT INFORMATION FOR DEAKIN BUSINESS SCHOOL STUDENTS
- You must apply to Study Abroad after Feb 2017 and be participating in T1, T2 or T3 (2017).
- You must be enrolled in a Deakin unit and studying a Deakin Business School (DBS) degree (or a double degree with Business) in order to receive these funds.
- If you withdraw from your Study Abroad program you will be required to return these funds to Deakin University.
- If you have received any other funding from Deakin for your Study Abroad (not including OS-Help) you may not be eligible – please contact bl-abroad@deakin.edu.au to confirm.
- Grants are limited and are on a first-in, first-served basis.



Cost: $6,490
Program inclusions: tuition, accommodation, breakfast and afternoon snack daily, airport pick-up on designated times, group transportation to and from campus, fieldtrips, cultural activities, academic record, AIM Overseas pre-departure preparation and program support. You will have to organise and pay for your own flights, visas, meals and other travel related expenses. This is a Study Abroad program meaning no tuition is paid to Deakin University. All payment deadlines need to be met unrelated to OS help loan approvals.

Program Dates: 13th January to 3rd February 2018

For more information please visit the partner website

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Short Term Partner Programs will earn you 30 points towards the Global Citizenship Program.


This program is currently not accepting applications.