Sustainability & Innovation in Chile and Peru 2018

Take your education on the road and sign up for a  3.00 or 1.50 credit-hour study tour course in Winter 2018 (or Summer 2018 for part-time students).

These courses utilize a mix of lectures, in-class discussions, and company visits that will take place during 4 pre-departure lectures and a 10-day study tour in Chile and Peru. Students will participate in a diverse selection of company visits which could include CSR, renewable energy, mining, finance, retail, consumer goods, agriculture or nonprofit organizations (and/or others) in Santiago, Valparaiso, Vina del Mar and Lima.

Course Title: MGMT 6400 Sustainability & Innovation in Chile & Peru

Pre-Travel Class Dates
Lecture #1: Monday, March 5, 2018, 19:00 -22:00, Keele Campus
Lecture #2: Monday, March 12, 2018, 19:00-22:00, Keele Campus
Lecture #3: Monday, March 19, 2018, 19:00 -22:00, Keele Campus
Lecture #4: Monday, March 26, 2018, 19:00-22:00, Keele Campus

Chile/Peru Program Dates: April 18-27, 2018 (not including travel days)

Instructor: Brenda Gainer, Associate Professor of Marketing; Royal Bank Professor of Nonprofit Management; Director Social Sector Management Program

Prerequisites: All 5100-level required Foundations of Management Courses completed prior to Winter 2018 term. Note: Consideration will be given to students who had approval to defer a 5100-level course to the Winter 2018 term in order to register in an elective course to count towards their specialization.

Credit Information: 3.00 or 1.50 credit-hour course in Winter (or Summer 2018 for part-time students)

Course Enrolment: Registered students will be informed when they can enrol in the course through Passport York

Spaces Available: 32 MBA/IMBA student spaces

Cost: $2,575 CAD plus international flights and food (single supplement $588 USD)
Includes: Accommodation (dual occupancy), all breakfasts, welcome dinner, internet, city tours, trip to Chilean coast, ground transportation, University and company visits and regional flight

Registration opens on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017 at 11:30AM EDT. 

To reserve your space, please visit:

Note: The registration page will not be available prior to 11:30am. Spaces will be reserved on a first-come first-served basis. Once you have successfully registered you will receive an email that will include instructions indicating you have 48 hours to make a $500 deposit by credit card to secure your space in the course.

Once we have reached capacity, you can add your name to the waitlist. Waitlisted students will be notified by email should a space become available.
Please, take your time and be sure to enter your correct student number or you may have a problem with the registration process.

Inquiries may be directed to International Relations at: