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Location

Washington, DC, New York City, NY, Cartagena , Colombia

Program Description

JMU in Colombia is a 3-phase program that offers 6-credit hours in Supply Chain Management (MGT 461) and International Logistics (MKTG 462). The program is open to all college of business majors who have completed COB 300 and all students that are accepted to the Global Supply Chain Management minor.

Location Description

Phase-1 (Washington, DC):

  • Preparation and implementation of the first phase of the team project that includes components of social entrepreneurship, international logistics, and supply chain management.

Phase-2 (NYC):

  • Preparation and implementation of the first phase of the team project that includes components of social entrepreneurship, international logistics, and supply chain management.

Phase-3 (Cartagena, Colombia):

  • A UNESCO World Heritage site and home to Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar (UTB).
  • Work on an international import/export project with Colombian students
  • Visit the beautiful Centro Histórico de Cartagena, taste local food, and enjoy the tropical islands.

Director

Mert Tokman | tokmanmx@jmu.edu | COB: Marketing

Luis Novoa | novoadlj@jmu.edu | CIS & Business Analytics

Accommodations

Phase-1 & 2: Students will be provided hotel rooms with double occupancy.

Phase-3: Students will be provided rooms with double occupancy, free wifi, and maid service at executive suites of Orange by Travelers, in Cartagena, Colombia.

Students will be provided breakfast everyday and two meals per day via stipends and/or group meals.

Additional Items to Consider

No visas required for Colombia for US citizens staying less than 90 days.

COVID-19 Location Information:

Each country has different requirements upon entry with regard to COVID-19. Please check this website for the most up-to-date information on what is required for the country (or countries) that are part of this program. Please note that this changes often, so we encourage you to check back frequently.

Applicant Criteria

Applicants must have a GPA minimum of 2.0

Prerequisites: COB 300C or ISAT 211

Must be accepted to COB or Global Supply Chain Management minor

Basic Spanish would be useful, although not required

Junior or senior standing

Application Process

This list serves as an application preview. To apply, students will need to complete the following:

  • Study Abroad Online Application ($40 fee)
  • Short Essay 
  • Resume
  • Interview with Program Directors may be required

Further details and instructions about these application requirements will be available upon log-in. 

Application Deadline

Dates


All dates are tentative and subject to change

Courses

MKTG 462: International Logistics (3 credits)

MGMT 461: Intro to Supply Chain Management (3 credits)

Courses listed here are to be used as a general guideline for program curriculum. *All courses are considered pending until approved by the Academic Department, Program, and/or College.

Cost

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