Global Immersion 2024 Course: Panama & Colombia

Destinations:Panama City, Panama and Bogota, Colombia
Dates:March 8 – 17, 2024
Faculty Lead:Amy Wallis, Ph.D.

Learn more from our August 22nd Global Immersion Faculty Webinar.

Topics to Explore

Consulting, Innovation and Global Responsibility, Sustainability, Global Supply Chain, Coffee Industry, and Government, Politics, and Business

Class Sessions

  • Two virtual, synchronous class sessions (one in January & one in February; Dates: TBD)
  • Virtual discussions & engagement
  • On-ground experiences will provide the majority of contact hours for the course.
  • Students are expected to attend all travel dates and class sessions.


This course will utilize a blended learning experience that will include class readings, guided independent study, team-based assignments, and a final deliverable due approximately one month after travel.

The Onground Experience

  • 5 Nights in Panama & 4 Nights in Bogota
  • Single-room accommodations at high-end hotels* 
  • Airfare from Panama to Bogota 
  • All onground transportation
  • Breakfast each day as well as most lunches and dinners (a few meals will be on your own)
  • Experienced travel guides 
  • Business-focused and cultural excursions, as well as time to explore on your own.
  • Tentative itineraries include: company visits, guided city tours, welcome & departure dinners, cooking classes, a visit to a coffee plantation, hiking and accessible nature excursions, boat rides, and baseball games

*Lodging is only covered for the nights starting on March 8 and ending with the night of March 16.  Any additional nights will be covered by the student.