Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Georgetown, Guyana
- Program Terms: Spring- Embedded
- Restrictions: PSU applicants only
During the regular spring session, students work with selected global telecom and media Harvard Business School case studies to gain critical knowledge, skills of how managers successfully operate and ultimately lead communications business enterprises. Students identify and prioritize critical issues, analyze actual business opportunities and challenges in competitive marketing, customer experience, corporate strategy, crisis management within the industry. They also delve into the complexities of managing talent, diversity and inclusion. Cases are drawn from the dominant digital media behemoths, the subscription video industry, and US and global telecom providers. This course typically utilizes cases that shows how one former telecom monopoly failed to successfully navigate a liberalized telecom market. With the embedded course visit to Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GTT), students will have the opportunity to meet with a CEO and his senior management team who have managed to remain the dominant telecom player in competitive telecom market decades after liberalization. Students will participated in the GTT sponsored INNOV8 conference targeting Guyanese youth and driving awareness in STEM subjects and Entrepreneurism. Additionally, students will have an opportunity to visit the Iwokrama Forest Sustainability Project in the Kaieteur National Park to understand the impact of Rainforest Conservation and Development.
During the embedded travel component, housing will consist of overnight accommodations at hotel or hostel.
The process for enrolling in an embedded course varies according to the instructor and/or department. The program leader has indicated that in order to enroll in the course and travel component, students must complete a Department of Telecommunications application by November 15, 2018.
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring- Embedded||2020||08/21/2019 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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