San Andrés Summer School: LATAM Graduate Business Program is designed for graduate students in business who want to deeply understand Latin American markets, network with business students from Argentina and beyond and enjoy culturally rich Buenos Aires during the South American summer.
Taught in English, the program approaches business in emerging markets from various perspectives in management, finance and marketing. Cases examined are primarily from Argentina and other LATAM countries. It includes corporate visits and talks with local business leaders.
The program also offers an optional cultural activities package as well as opportunities to get to know local San Andrés students through courses and networking events.
The format is intensive, offered in two modules of 4 weeks each. Classes are taught 4 days a week. Each module has a different academic focus. Students may choose to take one module or both.
Internationally recognized as a premier institution of higher learning and research, San Andrés is one of the top universities in Argentina and throughout Latin America. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs in multiple disciplines. San Andrés faculty are leading local experts in their fields, most of whom hold PhD degrees from top universities in US, Europe and Argentina.
Courses (Subject to Change):
- MGMT | International Business Strategy: Expansion Into and Out of Emerging Markets
- FINANCE | Corporate Valuation: Developed and Emerging Markets
- MKTG | Consumer Behavior: Glocalization in Latin America
- MKTG | Marketing in Latin America: Analyzing Success Cases with Company Leaders
Courses (Subject to Change):
- MGMT | Stakeholder Management in Emerging Markets
- MGMT | Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets: An Argentine Boot Camp for Startups
- FINANCE | Success and Survival in Changing Business Environments
- MKTG | (The Evolution of) Branding: Focus in LatAm
Students have various options to start learning Spanish or to take their Spanish to a new level. Courses are carefully tailored by a team of native instructors with vast experience in dynamic, experiential teaching methods, taking advantage of the proximity to Buenos Aires cultural sites.
For Beginners:Basic conversation course (Jan). Not credit bearing. Meets for an hour twice a week.
For Intermediate: Intensive Spanish Program (Feb). Credit bearing. 10am-2:30pm Mon-Fri. Minimum requirement is one year of university level Spanish or equivalent.
Students participate in SASS through exchange collaborations and/or special arrangements with partner universities. If you are interested in joining the SASS program through direct enrollment, please contact email@example.com for more information.
Please note that students from certain countries do not require a Visa if the length of the stay in Argentina is less than 90 days.
Fact Sheet SASS 2017
Buenos Aires has a temperate climate. SASS is held in the warm summer months of January and February, far from the cold of the Northern Hemisphere. Look for accommodations with air conditioning and a pool!
Universidad de San Andrés is happy to assist you in your housing search. If you prefer a short term rental, we will provide recommendations and resources. For those interested in maximizing their cultural immersion, UdeSA offers the option of carefully selected local host family. The cost includes breakfast and dinner every day (exact dinner on Saturdays).
Take advantage of your three-day weekends to explore the country’s landscapes, cultural sites and business opportunities.