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Title: ISyE Summer Beijing/Singapore Study Abroad Program, 2009


1
ISyE Summer Beijing/Singapore Study Abroad
Program, 2009
May 20 August 3, 2009 Information Session,
October 7, 2008 Chen Zhou, Program
Director Rebecca Miller, Program Coordinator
2
Objectives
  • Asia
  • Full semester for IEs, affordable
  • Courses suitable to the locale and travel
  • Academics, culture, industry, history
  • Locals in our classes
  • Useful for your career

3
Why Singapore?
  • Far
  • Different but similar
  • Economy GDP above EU
  • Supply chain 1 port
  • Singlish, a buffer to other parts of Asia
  • Regional headquarter for half bil people
  • Learn how IEs can make a high density country
    work well
  • Base to visit other parts of the region

4
Why Beijing?
  • Foreign
  • Important
  • Capital of China, GDP behind US and EU, growing
  • USs big trading partner
  • History and sites Great wall, Tianmen square,
    etc.
  • Olympic 08
  • Tsinghua facilities and students,
  • Your career
  • Job opportunities
  • Decisions you need to make

5
Program history and some comments
  • History
  • Started 2002
  • Happy alumni GT 180, NUS 50 Tsinghua 100
  • Some comments
  • Singapore is like an IE city
  • We learned more than courses on campus
  • It was the best experience I have in college

6
Program overview
  • 5 weeks in Singapore
  • Cushion in transition
  • Base to visit other countries
  • 5 weeks in Beijing
  • Courses to fit the locale
  • HTS 2062 - Asia in the Modern World
  • ISyE 3103 Logistics (has been ISyE 3039)
  • ISyE 3104 Manufacturing and warehousing
  • ISyE 4803 Financial Engineering or SC Economics
  • (IE Ergonomics and Work Organization)
  • ISyE 4699 in Singapore possible
  • Tours Port, manufacturing facility, warehouse
  • Study with local students
  • 3-day weekends

7
Tentative Course Ergonomics and Work
Organization (Prof. Rau)
  • Foundations of Human-Computer Interaction,
    Discussion Cultural Differences
  • Human-Centered Design (HCD), Discussion Design
    in China
  • Cross-Cultural Design, Discussion Research
    proposal
  • Road Safety, Discussion Road Safety in China
    Project 2 Research Proposal
  • Field Study Beijing Subway
  • Work Organization, Computer and Office Work,
    Discussion Working with German People
  • Work and Time Study, Experiment Work Study,
    Discussion Results and Analysis
  • Discussion Made in China, Discussion Patient
    Safety Project 4. Results and Analysis
  • Diversity and Intercultural Communication,
    Electronic Communication, Discussion Works in
    the Future
  • Grade
  • Discussion/Experiment 25, Projects 20, Midterm
    Exam 25, Final Presentation/Report 30
  • Textbook
  • Dix, A., Finlay, J., Abowd, G., and Beale, R.
    (2003). Human-Computer Interaction. Pearson
    Education Limited. (English language reprint
    edition published by Publishing House of
    Electronics Industry).
  • IAW (2001). Industrial Engineering, Ergonomics
    and Work Organisation. Winter 2001/2002. Chair
    and Institute

8
Class and credits
  • 4 hours of classes/day
  • Mostly GT professors
  • Contents similar to the one on campus, with minor
    adjustment to take advantage of travel and locale
  • Course credits are identical to those on-campus.
    Letter grade

9
Multi-media learning
10
Tour to UPS
11
Learning based on common experience
In Logistics Manufacturing classes, most
believe to have gained more than campus version
12
Prerequisites
  • ISyE 3103 (Chew) 3133
  • ISyE 3104 (Zhou) 3232
  • Financial Engineering 3025, 3232
  • SC Economics 3133, 2028

13
1st Stop Singapore where west meets east
  • Truly Bi-lingual society, good buffer to ease-in
    Asia
  • Modern, planned infrastructure for high density
    living
  • IE city by Katherine Fong
  • High efficiency international logistics in action
  • Fancy mall shopping and other entertainment
  • Variety of food selections
  • Multiple religions
  • Great base for travel

14
Academics
  • Classroom
  • Computers in library and other places
  • Internet in dorm

15
When airlines compete, you win
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • Cambodia
  • Indonesia
  • Vietnam

16
Daily life
  • Stay in dorms
  • Use campus bus and public transportation, taxi
  • Eating in canteens and restaurants
  • If you are a vegetarian

17
Canteens
  • Several on campus
  • Low cost
  • Good varieties

18
2nd Stop real foreign country China
  • ????????,??
  • di er jie duan qinghua daxue, beijing
  • Get a taste in a foreign country, something may
    come to you in your career
  • Well have student assistants
  • Locals can help a lot
  • Flash cards, basic words, etc.
  • Learn
  • Labor cost
  • You get what you paid for
  • Intellectual property
  • Competitiveness
  • International issues

19
IE building, computer lab and classroom
20
Housing at Tsinghua University
  • Single room
  • Shower, toilet
  • AC, network access
  • Maid service
  • Laundry service
  • Sink, tap water and an electric kettle

21
Food
  • Cafeterias
  • Near Dorm
  • 2 four story buildings mostly Chinese,
  • Qing Qing Pizza
  • Buffet, etc.
  • Food Square
  • Approximate cost
  • Breakfast RMB 2-4 Yuan (.3 - .60)
  • Lunch and dinner RMB 5-10 Yuan
  • Qing Qing (fake McDonald)
  • Zhao Lan Yuan (market)
  • Outside McDonald, KFC, 2 Italians, Pizza hut,
    Korean BBQ, Peking Duck, hot pot
  • Other parts of city
  • Vegetarians
  • Muslims

22
Travels
  • In city
  • Great wall
  • Tianmen square
  • Temple of heaven
  • Summer palace
  • Silk market
  • Other
  • Inner-Mongolia
  • Xian
  • Yellow Mountain

23
Plant Tours
24
Visa
  • If you hold a US passport (and many others), you
    do not need a visa for Singapore
  • If you do not hold a Chinese passport, youd need
    a visa for China
  • We will provide you with information for visa
    application at proper time
  • Youll get 1 year multiple entry visa

25
Cost based on last year
  • Program fee 3800
  • Tuition (12 credit hours) 2000 (approx)
  • Out of State Tuition above plus 250
  • Technology Fee 103
  • TOTAL Tuition Fees 5903 or 6153
  • Program Fee includes housing, field trips,
    ground transportation, welcome and closing
    receptions, campus facilities usage, student
    activities fees, health and life insurance.
  • Other Expenses Passport/visa, airfare, meals,
    personal travel, entertainment, other purchases

26
Travel
  • Rebecca will book group flight for those
    interested (last year approx 1800)
  • US Singapore
  • Singapore Beijing
  • Beijing US
  • Some may want to travel on their own due to
  • Different route, airlines,
  • Use of frequent fliers
  • We can also pick you up and send you off if you
    arrive/depart at the same time

27
Comments
  • Living in another culture
  • Local students in class is great
  • Tours were very interesting and educational
  • Seeing and traveling to so many places and
    experiencing so much for 10 weeks while getting
    some real college credits
  • I spent whole semester looking at different study
    abroad programs around the country. This is truly
    unique. It ranks as one of the best nationwide
    when all aspect are considered
  • This is everything I expected and more.
  • Thank you for a great time and I will definitely
    be an ambassador of the program

28
Summary
  • Singapore then Beijing
  • 11 weeks
  • 3 ISyE courses HTS course an optional course
    from Tsinghua
  • Useful for IE
  • Enjoy in-state for out of state students
  • Application deadline February 16, 2009

29
Questions?
  • Further information
  • www.oie.gatech.edu/sa/programs/2
  • www.beijing-singapore.gatech.edu
  • Contact
  • rebecca.miller_at_oie.gatech.edu
  • Chen.zhou_at_isye.gatech.edu
  • Sign up
  • Your standing and prerequisites
  • Most likely track to be in Mfg, Logistics, EDA,
    ORStat, Quality, IE
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