This course, offered to M.B.A. students and business majors or minors, will be offered in summer session II. Students will travel to Krakow and Warsaw Poland and observe a variety of Polish business practices, interview managers of businesses in Poland, and collect data for industry specific projects they will complete starting with early classes at IU Kokomo and finishing when they return. This class will allow students to explore a variety of environmental dimensions influencing business practices including economic, financial, political, legal, and cultural.

Anticipated business partners in Poland include:

  • CK Brower Microbrewery
  • Delphi
  • Disney
  • Fiat Chrysler
  • A Polish Bank and a Polish Bakery
  • Polish Parliament
  • Polish Stock Exchange
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Solar Winds Technology firm
  • Starbucks
  • U.S. Embassy Commerce Section
  • University of Warsaw


BUS-D 496: Foreign Study in Business (3 cr.) or
BUKO-C 566: Issues in International Management (3 cr.)

Dates of Travel

Summer II Sessions


Lisa Canada at lcanada@iu.edu


Approximately $3,400-$3,700 depending on number of travelers: This includes airfare, accommodations, local transportation, tickets to cultural events, breakfast, and guides.