People Management Experience in Paris
Application Deadline: 31/10/22 at 9:00 am
Opportunity type: Academic-led trips
Faculty: Business and Law
Departure Date: 27/03/23
Return Date: 30/03/23
£400: the estimated cost for travel and accommodation (excluding DMU Global funding). Students will also be required to pay for: UK and in-country transfers, visits, food and drink, visa (if applicable)
DMU Global Bursary: £150
Accommodation: Hostel/hotel accommodation will be booked by DMU, with students in shared rooms
Travel: Travel will be booked by DMU
General Enquiries: Global Mobility Office - firstname.lastname@example.org
Trip Lead: Amarachi Amaugo - email@example.com
Level 6 and 7 HRM and International Business and HRM students are eligible to participate on this opportunity. There is a maximum of 40 places available, with a minimum of 15 participants required for this opportunity to take place. Students are recommended to check the eligibility criteria before applying.
The purpose of this trip is to explore national differences in business and employment practices between Britain and France, and will give students the opportunity to explore management issues outside of the UK. It will help them to explore differences in the way issues around gender, diversity and disability are handled, compared to the UK. The opportunity also aligns with and explores issues related to the following UN Sustainable Development Goals: 4, 5, 8, 10, 16 and 17.
The first day of the trip will focus on work and employment issues in France, and the second day allows students to explore differences in the way issues around gender, diversity and disability are handled, compared to the UK. The day includes opportunities for students to explore parts of the capital as well as learning about how business practices differ. The third day allows students to explore differences in employment relations including trade union role, compared to the UK. This trip is organised tentatively engaging with CIFFOP – Université Paris-Panthéon-Assas, with details to be confirmed later.
The estimated total cost for travel, accommodation and transfers for this trip to Paris is £400. Students will be expected to pay the remaining amount after the £150 DMU Global bursary is deducted from the total.
Participating in a DMU Global opportunity can help you develop knowledge, skills and competencies that enhance your studies. The objectives of this trip to Paris are:
Before the trip all students will be able to attend a preparatory virtual talk with the organisation in Paris, and university to learn more about them and build networks and links prior to the visit. Upon return, students will have the opportunity to share their reflections and learning with other students on the module.
Paris is a city of culture where students can visit popular attractions, such as; the world famous Eiffel Tower and the residence of the former Kings of France, Le Palais de Versailles. There will be a visit to the Basilica of Sacré Coeur de Montmartre and the group will walk along the Champs-Élysées from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe. Students can also visit the Musée de l’Orangerie with paintings by Degas designed to promote wellbeing for the citizens of Paris.
Travel to France is permitted according to the travel rules for England as listed on UK Government website. Students are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to travel. Further guidance can be found on the FCDO webpage for France.
All students that are offered a place on this DMU Global opportunity will receive further COVID-19 advice and guidance by email and in pre-departure briefing sessions. More details and COVID-19 Travel Information can be found here.