South Africa Trek:
Exploring a Human-centered Economy

Join a group of fellow management studies students while experiencing the robust emerging economy of South Africa. Enjoy direct engagements with locals across all sectors of the economy. Hone your knowledge about sustainable, inclusive, and entrepreneurial approaches to economic growth and development, and explore bringing human concerns back into economic reasoning. All while embracing the richness of South Africa’s diverse cultures and wildlife!

Highlights include: The Apartheid Museum in Soweto, Table Mountain, Big Five Safari, private local film screenings, innovation incubators – local style, fine dining in a “township”, and visit a wine estate applauded for empowering its disadvantaged worker and resident communities by addressing the pressing issue of land reform and redistribution.

  • Expand Global Network

    Join a group of business school students from across the globe.

  • Contextual Learning

    Experience conditions on the ground firsthand i.e. walking tour of Alexandra township while learning about urban spaces and development; talk to local entrepreneurs; explore social innovation efforts etc.

  • Seminars

    Seminars include: Social Impact Investing; Frugal Innovation; Social Transformation and Land Ownership.

  • Iconic Sites

    Ascend one of the 7 wonders of nature: Table Mountain; Visit the Apartheid Museum; Spend a night on safari catching a glimpse of The Big five.


Duration: 7 days (excl. international travel)

Dates: May 16 -24, 2020.

Location: Johannesburg & Cape Town, South Africa

Total available slots: 25

Fees & Deadlines


$2 800

Register by:

Friday December 20, 2019

Pay by:

Friday February 14, 2020

Late Registration

$2 900

Register and Pay by :

Monday March 9, 2020

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For all terms and conditions, view a complete itinerary, register, and process payment, visit our local partners, the Global Engagement Institute

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