Missouri State students are invited to participate in the first-ever Amazon Experience Challenge, a virtual study abroad program offered in partnership with CESUPA, October 16-30. CESUPA is a long-time university partner located in Belém, Brazil.
Students may enroll in second-block courses (BUS 510, 3 credit hours or IDS 101, 2 credit hours) at Missouri State or participate without receiving course credit for $50.
Participants will work in teams to develop eco-efficient and sustainable business models for the Amazon region. Teams will include students from Missouri State and CESUPA in order to promote intercultural learning. Participants will learn from CESUPA faculty during synchronous workshops.
- October 16 from 1 – 4 p.m.
Challenge Launch and Team Building
- October 19 from 1 – 4 p.m.
Workshop: Amazon Region Context
- October 20 from 1 – 4 p.m.
Workshop: Forest Economy and Sustainable Business Opportunities in the Amazon
- October 21 from 1 – 4 p.m.
Workshop: Buyer Personas, Blue Ocean Strategy, and Marketing Strategy Canvas
- October 22 from 1 – 4 p.m.
Workshop: International Trade and Exportation Opportunities
- October 23 from 1 – 4 p.m.
Workshop: Business Models and Sustainable Sources of Revenue
- October 26-29 from 1 – 4 p.m.
- October 30 from 1 – 4 p.m.
Investor Pitch Competition
Students who are interested in participating in the program can review the recorded information session from Friday, October 2 on Zoom using passcode: 2s.%8&tR.