Hope College has embarked on a new exchange program with Hanze University in Groningen, Netherlands. With our city's and college's heritage in the Netherlands, this should be the beginning of a great opportunity for Hope business students to connect with our historic roots while learning about the 21st century world of global business. Hanze University offers a 3-week Doing Business in Europe summer program that not only provides our students the opportunity to learn about the Netherlands, but also about the culture of other European Union countries and the process of doing business there.
As a Management professor at Hope College, I will be accompanying our students on our first year participation in the program with the intent of learning more about the educational experience in order to appropriately market it to our students in the future. I also look forward to learning more about doing business in Europe and expect to be able to use much of the information in my future courses back at Hope.
The program runs from May 22 to June 14, 2014 so check back if you want to follow along with what we will all be learning about "doing business in Europe!"