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The 2nd Annual FDIB-MENA (Middle East & North Africa) combines over two dozen business visits, cultural experiences and academic visits and lectures over 14 days, to initiate and/or enhance faculty awareness and insight in the business, academic and cultural world of the MENA region. The January 2016 program will include visits to Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah, UAE and to Cairo and Giza, Egypt. Business and academic visits will include U.S. Embassies, the American University of Sharjah (AUS), the American University in Cairo (AUC), Smart Village - which hosts more than 50 major corporations and business, Desert Reclamation Project, and numerous other business visits in Dubai and Cairo. Cultural and Eco-Tourism visits include the Pyramids of Giza, Nile River cruise, and city tours of Dubai and Cairo. (Future locations to be visited throughout the annual program may include the U.A.E, Egypt, Qatar, Cyprus, Tunisia, Morocco, and Ethiopia).Link: http://www.moore.sc.edu/FD
An overseas study tour - FDIB-ASEAN - to Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore, lead-managed by the University of Colorado Denver CIBER, and co-sponsored by various CIBERs, to include the University of South Carolina CIBER[More Details]
The 10th Annual FDIB-Africa program, to be conducted in South Africa and Namibia, will once again combine over two dozen business visits, cultural experiences and academic visits and lectures over 14 days, to initiate and/or enhance faculty awareness and insight in the business, academic and cultural world of sub-Saharan Africa. For the fifth consecutive year, a concurrent "guest program" will be offered as well. Business and academic visits will include: Wits University, University of Namibia, U.S. Consulate, U.S. Embassy, Massmart, Discovery Health, Dimension Data, Coca-Cola, SABMiller, Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Export Processing Zone, Industrial Development Corporation, Women's Entrepreneurship Program, AND local NGO's. Cultural and Eco-Tourism visit include Namibia's Skeleton Coast and Etosha Naitonal Park, as well as city tours of Johannesburg, South Africa and Windhoek, Namibia.Link: http://mooreschool.sc.edu/fd