Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Prague, Czech Republic
- Program Terms: Winter
- Restrictions: Drexel applicants only
This Intensive Course Abroad is a 4-credit course in which students will explore leadership and followership from a global, professional, and personal perspective. It will highlight the culture and history of Prague and The Czech Republic to study leadership and its impact over the past century. Students will pursue the application of various leadership theories and practices, and study and discuss ideas with faculty, peers, and guests, in conjunction with on-site activities including visits to various centers and companies, guided tours of various aspects of the country’s culture and history, and case studies and professional advisory challenges. It will also focus on the importance and understand of the role of followership in the achievement of goals, the balance of the two and approaches for applying newer perspectives of leadership.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to or have had experience to:
Prior to departure, students will be required to complete various activities which may include viewing films, attending an introduction lecture and meeting, and completing online assignments. Post return, students will be required to complete a reflective assignment and/or online.
Students will be registered for BUSN 350 for 4 credits as a part of their winter term. Students must leave space for these 4 credits in their credit load, or will otherwise be billed for exceeding the 20 credit term maximum.
Pre-requisite: All undergraduate majors are welcome to apply for this program, including incoming freshmen, transfer students, online, international and athlete students. Previous participants also welcome to apply - readings and assignments will be selected for those who have prior experience to allow for advanced learnings.
Instructor: This program will be led by Dana D'Angelo (email@example.com), Clinical Professor in LeBow College of Business
Arrival Date: Dec 16, 2023
Departure Date: Dec 22, 2023
*Students may extend their travel independently before or after program dates.
Day 0 Fr: Departure flight (own arrangements, students may go earlier)
Breakfast Daily at Hotel/Other Group Meals Indicated
Day 1 Sa
Theme: Are Leaders Born or Made?
Arrival and Check-in
Orientation with faculty and ISP representatives
Day 2 Su
Theme: Leadership and Followership across Time, Cultures, and Situations
Suggested Optional Event – Church Service
Lunch (on own)
Prague City Tour
Group Welcome Dinner
Day 3 M
Theme: Establishing a Culture for Leaders to Succeed
Leadership Discussion/Theory Lecture/Speaker
Czech Immersion Activity and Discussion/Presentations
Lunch (on own) during activity
Site Visit and Lecture – Prague Leadership Institute
Day 4 T
Theme: Leadership Lessons, Servant leadership and Community Impact
Excursion to Terezin
Service Learning - Centrum Paraple
Day 5 W
Theme: Leading Mindfully – Learning from the Past for a Better Tomorrow
Site Visit and Discussion – Fortna
Lunch (on own)
Site Visit and Lecture – Museum of Communism (and Czech History)
Day 6 R
Theme: Leading for a Sustainable Future (Society and Sport)
Site Visit and Organization Advisory Project Launch
Lunch (on own)
Organization Advisory Project Presentations
Day 7 (F)
Theme: Next Steps: Where We Go from Here
Check-out and Departure
Due 9/30/23: $500 Advance Payment + $25 Application Fee
Due 11/1/23: $1,425 Final Payment
*All payments are non-refundable unless declined admission or program cancels for unforeseen reasons.
Included in Program Fee:
Not Included in Program Fee (Approximated at $1400):
*US citizens are not required to obtain a visa for entry in the Czech Republic. Other nationalities should verify visa requirement on the Czech embassy website.
A suggested flight itinerary will be provided. Students are responsible for booking their own flight.
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