This 14 day tour run by Hands on Development and Seven Women will allow final year students from the Monash Business School to participate in an immersive study tour in Kathmandu, Nepal, providing a unique opportunity to apply business and commerce knowledge within the context of globalization and business operations in a developing country.
You will work with one of the Seven Women Foundation’s three social enterprises, providing you with an opportunity to apply your discipline-specific skills and knowledge about global business and social enterprise to real world challenges faced by Nepalese micro-enterprises. This program will be accompanied by Professor Michaela Rankin - Deputy Dean, International.
Who should consider this unit?
The program has been designed for undergraduate students of Monash Business School.
Students will be eligible for Monash Abroad Travel Grant. For further details, visit Monash Abroad.
- Breakfast daily
- Transportation to all locations included in the itinerary
- Welcome and farewell functions
- Monash travel insurance policy for period of overseas study, plus 60 days of travel before and after the program
The package does not include:
- Monash University fees for 6 credit points of study, students will enrol in BEX3724
- International flights and hotel transfers
- Visa costs
- Vaccinations (if required)
- Local travel, except for locations stated in the trip itinerary
- Medical expenses (which may be claimable via the insurance policy)
- Meals and drinks not included in the program
- Personal expenses
Questions may be directed to the faculty via ask.monash.
- a WAM of 60 or above;
- completed at least 72 credit points; and
- submission of a personal statement as part of your application.
As part of your application you will be required to submit a personal pitch in the format of a video (maximum 3 minutes) via the Personal Statement question.
In your pitch you should cover the following questions:
- Why do you wish to take part in this program?
- How would it add value to your degree?
- What is your interest in social enterprise in Nepal?
Places are limited and applications will be assessed on a competitive basis.
The program will be recognised as equivalent to 6 credit points of Monash study. Assessment requirements may include: group presentations, a research essay on an agreed topic from the program; a reflective learning journal.