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  • taking please refer to the timetable below to ensure it is offered during the term you are visiting Ivey 2012 13 HBA2 Timetable as of July 5 elective courses 4402 Communication and Society 4408 Cross Cultural Management 4412 Advanced Presentation Skills 4413 Derivatives and Risk Management 4417 Corporate Financial Reporting 4421 Business Marketing and Sales Management 4427 Advanced Corporate Financial Reporting 4431 Consumer Marketing Advertising Promotion and Branding 4433 Portfolio Management 4434 Management of Services 4437 Income Tax Planning 4438 Business Ethics 4439 Entrepreneurial Finance 4441 Entrepreneurial Marketing 4443 Value Investing 4444 The Operating Manager 4447 Accounting and Control for Global Operations 4449 Leadership A Habit of Mind 4450 Business Law 4454 Operations Strategy 4457 Performance Measurement 4458 Leading Change 4461 Strategic Market Planning 4464 Global Supply Chain Management 4465 Leading Family Firms 4468 Interpersonal Negotiations 4469 Management Science for a Competitive Advantage 4477 Corporate Financial Reporting II 4479 Taxation for Managers 4480 Global Strategy 4486 Financial Analytics 4489 Management of Professional Service Firms 4495 Consumer Brands 4498 Managing People for Exceptional Performance 4500 Learning from Leaders 4503 Creative Approaches to Leadership and Communication 4517 End User Modelling 4518 Project Management 4519 Co Creating Value in Developing Markets 4520 Revenue

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  • study permit is not required Please check for your country Do not arrive in Canada without a study permit unless you have permission of the CIC above From countries where the number of students going to Canada is very high such as India and China the visa process takes up to 4 months Exchange students must apply in sufficient time for this process Applicants for study permits must be able

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  • Arrival
    and Vancouver Toronto is the closest major city to London Arrival in London Ontario By air Connecting flights to London are available from Toronto Ottawa and Detroit These can be arranged through your travel agent and Air Canada Flights arriving in London will fly into the London International Airport By bus From Toronto or Detroit you can take a Robert Q Airbus to London From either city it is 180 kilometres to London Tickets may be purchased at the airport upon arrival Buses leave every hour arriving in London in 2 5 hours Where to go upon arrival in London If you have a room arranged you must talk with the landlord about your arrival time Be sure someone will be there to meet you Tell them your flight number airline date and time of expected arrival in Toronto or London airport and your mode of transportation to London If your plane is delayed be sure to call the person who is waiting for you in London If you have no housing arranged you should arrange a private Bed and Breakfast private home where they take overnight paying guests or a hotel in the city Check the Tourism London website

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  • Housing
    for International Students Five Step Renting Process OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATION IN SUMMER If you require accommodation in the summer or assistance in finding short term housing until you find your accommodation for the exchange term please contact Off Campus Housing They can assist you in finding accommodation that meets your needs Room 109 Elgin Hall The University of Western Ontario London Ontario N6A 5B9 Phone 519 661 3550 Fax 519 661

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  • Living in London
    www city london on ca http downtown london on ca http info london on ca education etc Transportation London Transit Commission the City bus system Banks in Canada you will need Canadian Check this out Weather Clothing Newspapers The London Free Press is the local newspaper http www lfpress com The Globe Mail is Canada s business newspaper and is available to Ivey students free in the school daily throughout

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  • Weather and Clothing
    decreases the temperature and is the single most significant factor if you are outside for any length of time London is on the edge of the snowbelt As a result winter storms can bring very cold winds leave huge amounts of snow 15 centimetres in one hour or keep the temperature at 20 C for several weeks Safety Tips for Winter Ten Tips to Winter Survival Fall and Spring The temperature changes gradually from one season to the next and is very inconsistent September October and November are fall autumn in Southwestern Ontario April and May are springtime T he weather may be very warm and sunny in the morning and by late afternoon has turned cold windy and wet truly Canadian Visitors are surprised most by a sharp weather changes b unexpected heat in fall months c sharp temperature drops d strong winds e excessive snow f sunshine in the winter that does not increase the temperature Canadian weather forecasters are the object of many jokes because even they cannot predict weather with consistent accuracy If someone tells you September is extremely hot it s very possible that the year you are in Canada September could be very cold and rainy If we tell you we have snowbanks over your head by January the next year could be just the opposite with a light covering on the ground occasionally CLOTHING Bring some clothing for warm weather You may be glad you packed a pair of shorts and perhaps you will wish you had more Pack more clothes for cool and cold weather Bring a heavy jacket and gloves hat and boots if you have them If you need to purchase them do so in Canada Remember that clothing purchased in cold countries is much heavier and warmer than the

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  • Estimated Costs
    administers the GST goods services tax on all purchases The Ontario Provincial Government administers HST harmonized sales tax on all purchases There are very few exceptions EXPECT 13 more on every purchase EXPENSES SPECIFIC TO EXCHANGE STUDENTS Tuition You will not be required to pay tuition here since you have paid it at your home university Tuition at each university covers different costs Your tuition may include your books At Richard Ivey School of Business tuition includes a sports pass to use all athletic facilities and some HBAA activities but it does not include casebooks Administrative Exchange Fee An administrative fee of 100 00 will be included in your casebook invoice This covers miscellaneous items such as your nameplate for the classroom etc Books Casebooks and textbooks are different for each course They can cost up to 900 per term Casebooks are sold by the Ivey Publishing Office during the first or second week of the term You will be invoiced for your casebooks based on your course registration Casebooks are a requirement You cannot be prepared for class if you have no casebook Participation is the heart of the class Be prepared to participate The case method of study requires cases written about current business situations While this is a costly method of study it is also very practical When you leave this program you will have the implementation skills to do the job rather than being a graduate whom the company must train to do the job In order to effectively teach you new cases are written each year and casebooks are updated annually to include only the cases used in each class The cost of the casebook varies with each course Textbooks and casebooks are not included in Canadian tuition fees HEALTH INSURANCE All international students MUST be covered by the University Health Insurance Plan UHIP This is a government requirement for all Ontario universities and colleges Students are not registered in this university until the UHIP application is received and paid Course registration is not completed until the UHIP application has been completed and paid UHIP has very extensive coverage Check the UHIP website for details at www uhip ca If you have an extensive health plan from your home country you must apply and pay for UHIP first Then you can complete an application for a waiver together with full details of your coverage written in English If a waiver is granted by UHIP your application fee will be reimbursed We need to forewarn you that your waiver application will probably NOT be accepted If you buy health insurance at home you will probably pay double Please note that UHIP does not cover prescribed medications dental work or eyeglasses Student I D Card Western 1 Card Upon receipt of your International Exchange Program Application we will process a student number for you Upon arrival you may obtain your student card 20 00 which includes a photo taken at that time Student cards are handled in

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  • Banking
    have no difficulty BANK SERVICES Opening a Bank account Every Canadian has at least one personal bank account They have a variety of choices savings chequing daily interest etc Some pay interest others carry heavy charges Personal bank accounts are convenient easy to use and safe Wait until you arrive and find a place to live Your bank should be close to home or close to school You must have your access card with you to withdraw from an automated teller machine You will need identification passport a London Canada home address and travellers cheques in order to deposit into the account You need an account on which you can write cheques It will be necessary to write a cheque to pay for your university fees casebooks and your rent Service charges and interest rates are similar for most banks in Canada You will want to access your account online and or through telephone banking The bank will give you a card for their web access telephone banking and the ATM see below Automatic Teller Machine ATM Every bank in Canada has an automatic teller machine and issues an automatic teller card also known as debit card BankCard or Access Card Usually the card works in any Instabank machine if it has Interac Therefore you can obtain money from your account regardless of the bank that supplies the machine There is no charge to obtain a card There may be a charge to use the ATM if it is not administered by your regular bank The card is a must for your convenience Several banks have ATM machines on the University campus You may obtain money from your Canada Trust account from the same machine The Access Cards ATM cards may be used in most stores and restaurants also You

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