Prague Czech Republic Old Town Square panorama

Prague, Czech Republic

The students of the Prague Consulting Project March 2016

26 business students traveled to Prague, Czech Republic over spring break 2016 to present the results of their consulting project to Hamleys Toy Shop. Two were offered internships!

Prague Castle

Students tour Prague Castle in 2012.

Prague team 2013

Students from the 2013 trip at RSJ, an algorithmic trading firm.

Prague 2014 team

Students from 2014 present their findings to the client.


Quick Info

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Dates: March 3 - 10, 2018
Program Type: Short-Term (Spring Break)
Application Deadline: October 27, 2017
Prerequisites: FIN 335 (open to all students); FIN 495 or MKT 495: Prague Consulting Project
Estimated Program Fee: $2,000
Information Session: 

  • 5:00 pm, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 in CH 212
  • 5:00 pm, Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in CH 212

Application: ** coming soon **

Students are eligible to apply for this program if they meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Degree-seeking student
  • At least Junior standing at time of participation
  • Good judicial standing
  • 3.0+ GPA at time of application
  • Successful completion of FIN 335 or MKT 340

Program Brochure

Program Overview:

This 3-credit course gives 3rd and 4th year finance and marketing students an opportunity to complete a business consulting project for a real client in the Czech Republic.

  • Meet local business leaders to discuss the unique position of Prague at the crossroads of Eastern and Western Europe.
  • Discuss with business and government executives the economic challenges facing Central Europe.
  • Tour the historic city center and shop along cobblestone streets.
  • Experience rich cultural musical events in centuries-old concert halls.

Location Information:

Prague - historical pearl of Europe - is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Textbook of architectural styles with its wealth of monuments, a city filled with music, romance and nostalgia is mainly a modern city full of life!  Since 1992 the historical core of the city covering 866 hectares has been listed in the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage.

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Key Contacts:

Dr. Rika SpencerDr. Rika Spencer

Marketing
CH 240-B
910.962.2119
Email

Dr. Dave EchevarriaDr. Dave Echevarria

Econ & Finance
CH 240-D
910.962.2183
Email

Nivine RichieDr. Nivine Richie

Finance
CH 220-K
910.962.3606
Email