Global business operations of the world's multinational corporations are bringing us together…and increasing our awareness of the differences that separate us. Experience the interaction of culture and business through field trips to London’s historical landmarks, established companies and new development in order to gain a well-rounded business perspective. Engage in more in-depth exploration by selecting the course that best suits your academic interests among the fields of Advertising & Promotion, Communication, Finance and Management.
Included are several class-specific activities plus a day trip to such locations as Bath, Stonehenge & Salisbury, Canterbury & Dover or Stratford & Warwick.
Travel together with faculty, staff and other participants from your CCSA program with optional group travel. If you opt for group travel CCSA will purchase a airline ticket from select U.S. cities on your behalf. The airline cost will be included in your final bill from CCSA. In addition to the flight, those that choose group travel also receive transport to/from the accommodation in the destination city and the airport.
You can check our currently available departure cities on our departures page CCSA highly recommends this option for those new to international travel.
roundtrip ground transportation between airport and the accommodation site.
CCSA faculty and staff to guide you through the immigration and customs process.
Option 2 —Independent Travel:
If you wish to make independent travel arrangements and depart from a city not listed or travel outside the program dates please choose INDEPENDENT TRAVEL from the selection below. You will book your own flights and arrange your own transportation to/from the airport and the accommodation site of the program. This is a great option for going early, staying late, or using airline miles to purchase tickets. We highly recommend participants not fly standby for these programs as a late arrival may negatively impact your grade.
Important Note for Independent Travelers: Please be aware that your check-in date may be up to 24 hours AFTER the program start date (program dates include travel time). Check the CCSA website at https://ccsa.cc/departures for your scheduled date/time check-in.
Not required for U.S. citizens for less than a 3-month stay. Non-U.S. citizens are responsible for obtaining a visa as needed.
Program Dates December 26, 2017 —January 08, 2018
(13 days) Base Price
$1065 Enrollment Status: CLOSED
September 29, 2017
Advertising / Communication / Pop Culture
Advertising & Public Relations in London
Course Description: Outside of New York City, London is the advertising and marketing capital of the world and certainly the leader in European advertising. This course will examine how advertising and public relations practice in London differs from the United States through in-country study of print, broadcast, cinema, and out-of-home advertising and visits to advertising and public relations agencies as well as popular culture museums. If you've ever seen a TV show featuring European ads, you know they're edgier than what we see in the U.S. This course will help you understand why and how that happens.
Prerequisite: An introductory course in communication, advertising, public relations, or marketing is preferred
Exploring European Business Models: Imagination, Innovation & Invention
Course Description: With the City of London as your classroom, discover the fascinating world of business innovation, imagination, and invention as we meet with successful business leaders, discover how culture and tradition affect business decisions and how these entrepreneurs think, work, and achieve success. You will visit revolutionary companies such as Bloomberg and PaveGen and interact with their executives. Learn how world-class retailers like Selfridges shattered conventional business models and cultural norms. Discover the world of high-end shopping at Fortnum and Mason, Harrod's and Harvey Nichols. Visit Warner Brothers Studios and see first-hand the business of Harry Potter, and so much more!