Singapore University of Social Sciences

Overseas Study Mission (Jakarta) (GSP301JKT)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: General Studies

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: To be confirmed


Synopsis

Indonesia has been seeing strong growth among the Emerging Market countries, aided in part by a robust domestic economy and a dynamic government that has stood by tax reforms and improved the country’s economic fundamentals. Further boosted by favourable demographics due to its enormous population size, Indonesia holds vast potential for investments and economic opportunities. Through this overseas study mission, we seek to expose students to the geopolitical and economic outlook that have characterised Indonesia’s contemporary socio-economic and business landscape today, tracing her transformation from a historically resource-exporting economy to one with new, exciting possibilities.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: -

Topics

  • Geopolitical, historical and sociocultural aspects of Indonesia, with special focus on Jakarta
  • Indonesia’s development in the economic, trade and business sectors
  • Economic and business opportunities in Indonesia

Learning Outcome

  • Examine the key drivers behind the economic development policies in Indonesia
  • Demonstrate understanding of the relationships between Indonesia and the neighbouring countries, and the impact of its growth and development on the region
  • Discuss the role of business and corporate enterprises in Indonesia’s economic and social development
  • Identify economic and business possibilities within the presented context
  • Appraise the rich culture and history of the place and people
  • Develop stronger abilities of reasoning, analysis and synthesis
  • Acquire stronger cross-cultural sensitivities and a more holistic perspective of the regional and global ecosystem
  • Cultivate interpersonal and communication skills, as well as teamwork and leadership
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