Inter-Cultural Design for a Responsible Business Model (4 Credits)

Professor Marc LUCAS, Mines ParisTech, France

Inter-Cultural Design for a Responsible Business Model (4 Credits)
Class: 8 AM-4 PM July 2-3, 2018;
8 AM-12 PM July 9-20, 2018;
Field Trip: July 4-7, 2018
In this course, you will actively participate in the analysis and design of a responsible business model with the world’s leading multinational company for electricity production, Électricité de France (EDF) S.A. You will work with a nuclear safety management and leadership team of a nuclear power plant operated by a Sino-French company. You will share a teamwork involving Asian and Western students, working in an inter-cultural environment and on a real industrial case. This course offers you an opportunity to learn how to collect and interpret industrial data in a professional environment, in contrast to the textbook models taught in class. You will visit a nuclear power plant and the fieldtrip expenses covered. At the end of the course you will gain a real life experience in project management, in teamwork and intercultural management.
Suitable for Year 2, 3 Undergraduates (open to Engineering & Science but other majors welcome)
Note: to be selected for the course, a successful interview with the instructor is required