Summer Study - Graduate

Take advantage of our great summer program in Hong Kong, China. 

Take two graduate courses jointly with Hong Kong Baptist University.

MBA 281: International Business with emphasis on Asia / China (3 units)

Course Objective: Examination of current topics related to international business with a particular emphasis on Asia, especially China. Areas of study may include but are not limited to international finance, logistics, regulatory environments, trade including import/export concerns, the transition and growth of the Chinese economy, and relevant political environments. Lecture and cases.

MBA 289T:  Global Business Ventures (3 units)

Course Objective: Learn two significant areas when venturing globally. The first area will emphasize establishing a market presence to include analysis of problems of product design, channel structure, promotion, and inter-organization cooperation and control in international marketing. Additional emphasis on the importance of business planning and also cultural variances will be included. The second area of focus will consider the concepts and techniques in global finance and foreign direct investment. This will include a discussion of the international financial system emphasizing currency markets, balance of payments; risks and exposure management concepts.

Class Schedule

Four weeks in Fresno: May 19 - June 12, 2014
Two week in Hong Kong: June 14 - June 28, 2014

View Hong Kong Tentative Schedule (PDF Format)


STEP 1 - Application

Complete and submit the Application Form to PB 189 by March 3, 2014:

If you cannot download the application form, you can request them at the International Business Programs Office (IBP) at PB189 or email Tatyana or Crystal or Farha.

STEP 2 - Course Approval Form

Print out the Course Approval Form by clicking here.  Fresno State applicants need to obtain signature from the Craig MBA office (PB 183).

STEP 3 - Transcript

Print out your unofficial transcript and submit it along with the application package.

STEP 4 - Scholarship

Scholarship is available to the CSB MBA students. You can apply by clicking here.

STEP 5 - Payment

Deadline for the payment is March 17, 2014. Instruction will be provided later. 


STEP 6 - Document Submission

Submit the following required documents to IBP office (PB 189) by March 3, 2014 (Early submission is recommended).

Note: If you are from other CSU campuses, please submit the documents as follows:

  • Application Form
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Course Approval Form

Please mail the required documents to:

International Business Programs
Craig School of Business
5245 N. Backer Ave. M/S PB7, PB 189
Fresno, CA 93740

STEP 7 - Passport and Visa

You should find out about specific visa requirements depending on your nationality. Please remember any travel abroad requires a valid Passport.

Students who have a US Passport do not need a visa enter Hong Kong and Macau. If you have another country's passport, please visit Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in San Francisco to find out if you need to apply for a visa.