Intercultural Management Summer School
by Rajamangala University of Technology Phra Nakhon and University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt
The Intercultural Management Summer School (IMSS) is a joint academic project of Rajamangala University of Technology Phra Nakhon (RMUTP) and the University of Applied Sciences Wuerzburg-Schweinfurt (FHWS).International students from Thailand, Bhutan, China and Germany will practice intercultural group work and get an inside view into applied international management practices. Accompanied by lectures and common social events the students learn furthermore how to deal with the different cultures of the participating countries.
The academic part of the Intercultural Management Summer School corresponds to the module ‘Business Management’ of the English taught Bachelor Programme International Management at FHWS. It reflects a complete module with 6 ECTS or 3 graduate Thai credits. The credits are fully transferable for Thai and FHWS students.
The lectures will be held at Rajamangala University of Technology Phra Nakon (RMUTP), a partner University of FHWS. Company visits and discussions with professionals are completing the module and help students transfering theory into practice.
In the cultural part of the Summer School students collect experience with local culture. Through visits of famous cultural monuments like the Kings Palace, Wat Pho, the old Siamese capital Ayutthayaor preparing Thai food together with local students the German students get an inside view into the local culture. The Thai and international students however will be introduced into German culture, history and the academic system.
As a special add on students have the chance to discover the famous Thai beaches on a field trip to the island Koh Samet. There is time to relax from the lectures or prepare for the upcoming exam.