Program Details

This program is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in event management. Through the Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality Administration, students will be able to experience first-hand what is involved to plan, execute and evaluate a mega-
Location:
London, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
MayMester Intersession

Program Overview

Program Description:
Georgia State offers many summer and maymester programs led and taught by Georgia State professors. These programs tend to be focused on a particular topic or theme and range from 10 to 20 participants, though some are larger. Students participate in lectures, site visits, excursions, and tours as part of the program. These programs usually last between two and six weeks. Students find these programs a great way to really get to know their professors and other GSU students while earning GSU credits and grades. Students do not have to study on a program related to their major, but they certainly can. Financial aid and scholarships are available.

This program is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in event management. Through the Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality Administration, students will be able to experience first-hand what is involved to plan, execute and evaluate a mega-event such as the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games. The London 2012 Olympic Games Preview will focus on planning, management and logistical concerns of the 2012 Summer Olympic games located within and around the London metro area. Members of the 1996 Summer Olympic Committee for the games held in Atlanta will be incorporated into the course prior to and after the trip to London. These event specialists and leading hospitality professionals will be featured as speakers and venue guides throughout the course. The curriculum will draw comparisons between the Olympic sites of 1996 and 2012 and will analyze factors that contribute to the success of events surrounding the Olympic Games.

Setting Description:
Participants will stay in comfortable, double occupancy hotel rooms conveniently located near the site of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England.
Cost:
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