Edutourismus

This course enables data-driven thinkers develop their abilities to transform complex data into insights that guide their organizations in making more educated, actionable decisions – skills required for success in today's competitive job market.&l

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a public research university with multiple campuses in the Rio Grande Valley region of Texas. It is part of the University of Texas System."The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) was created by the Texas Legislature in 2013 as the first major public university of the 21st century in Texas. This transformative initiative provided the opportunity to expand educational opportunities in the Rio Grande Valley, including a new School of Medicine, and made it possible for residents of the region to benefit from the Permanent University Fund – a public endowment contributing support to the University of Texas System and other institutions."UTRGV is committed to providing a safe learning and working environment for everyone.

Overview :

Business decisions in the 21st century are increasingly dependent on smart analytics which extracts and applies the value inherent in data. Using current powerful data analytics tools and methods, students in this program learn how to select, collect and analyze information, and effectively communicate results.

EduTourism along with UTRGV offers a unique and highly engaging way to learn vital business concepts. Immerse yourself in real challenges faced by business leaders across a variety of industries—from how to accurately predict home video sales based on box office performance to forecasting staffing needs for a hotel front desk. You’ll wrestle with the same issues and imperfect information, while problem-solving and interacting with fellow learners from around the world.

Crucial skills taught and activities will include:

  • Understand and dissect diverse business problems in various industries, including healthcare and information security.
  • Master cutting-edge information systems and analytical tools, such as R, Tableau, and Python, to manage and analyze data.
  • Solve important business problems with data and text mining, machine learning, social media analytics, and enterprise analytics.
  • Become skilled in data selection, collection, preparation, storage, and visualization.
  • Effectively and persuasively communicate your data-informed conclusions.

Program Director – Dr. Eunkyung Park

Program Coordinator – Sinae Han

Subject Matter Expert : Dr. Jerald Hughes

Class : Business Analytics

Dr. Hughes is an Associate Professor with the UTRGV Department of Information Systems. Dr. Hughes holds a Ph.D. in Business from The Graduate Center – The City University of New York, a DMA in Music Composition from the University of Kentucky, and a MM/BM in Music Composition from Rice University. Dr. Hughes is currently the Department Chair of the Department of Information Systems. Dr. Hughes is currently teaching Information Security, Business Programming, and the Internship in Information Systems.

 

Date  Itinerary

June 14, 2021              

Depart from Houston TX to Atlanta GA, Check-in and stay Atlanta, GA
June 15, 2021

Atlanta City Tour, with Visitation at CNN Studios, Get Together with EDUTourism team along with Gala Dinner

June 16, 2021  Visitation at GA Tech | UGA - ATL, fly to Washington DC and stay.
June 17, 2021  City tour of Washington DC, covering all must-see Museums
June 18, 2021  Washington DC sightseeing continues, later drive to New York, stay
June 19, 2021  NYC tour covering Manhattan & Brooklyn, with CNBC Studio visit.
June 20, 2021  NYC tour continues with memorable time at Times square 
June 21, 2021  Free and Easy on your own at NYC
June 22, 2021  Tour Ends with transfers to Airport

$ 3199.00

INCLUDES: It covers course materials, housing, on-campus meals,  Library access, on-campus Wifi, social events, eligibility screening, certifications, Tours and transportation, Airport assistance throughout the program. 

EXCLUDES: Application Fee, the cost of Travel to and from home, VISAs, Travel Insurance, Phones, Tips, optional tours as well as individual spending money and anything apart from the itinerary.

Optional Fee of $999.00 for Explore America tour is excluded in the above tuition.

ENROLLMENT DEADLINES & CANCELLATIONS: Cancellation Fees and Refund Policy All cancellations must be submitted by email only. The following cancellation fees apply to all EDUTOURISM enrollments:

EDUTOURISM will refund all payments minus the cancellation fee listed above. No refunds will be given on or after 06/01/2021 Note: If an application is rejected or if space in the program is not available, all deposits/payments will be refunded in full, minus the application fee. Refunds for students who must withdraw because of illness or emergency will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

APPLICATION DEADLINE 02/29/2021 APPLICATION FEE
REGISTRATION  DEADLINE 05/25/2021 PROGRAM FEE 
WITHDRAWAL BEFORE 04/01/2021 5% OF PROGRAM FEE
CANCELLATION BEFORE 05/01/2021 60% OF PROGRAM FEE
CANCELLATION AFTER 05/01/2021  NO REFUND

 

INCLUDES: It covers course materials, housing, on-campus meals,  Library access, on-campus Wifi, social events, eligibility screening, certifications, Tours and transportation, Airport assistance throughout the program. 

EXCLUDES: Application Fee, the cost of Travel to and from home, VISAs, Travel Insurance, Phones, Tips, optional tours as well as individual spending money and anything apart from the itinerary.

Optional Fee of $999.00 for Explore America tour is excluded in the above tuition.