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Global Education Institute

Customized Programs


The Customized Programs offer flexible themes, curricula and activities that cater to different learning purposes for groups of students with different academic backgrounds and specific content-based training requirements. In addition to taking customized lectures and workshops, program participants have opportunity to visit the labs, study with American students, experience the American culture, and take fun excursions to attractions in Southern California, etc. 

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Program Highlights

  • Customized for international university students
  • Lectures and workshops given by Cal Poly Pomona professors
  • Activities and games facilitated by American students
  • Visits to university labs, clubs, regenerative studies center, farm store, horse ranch, and student organizations, and more
  • Some classes taken with other American students
  • Final presentations joined by university professors and American students
  • Excursions to Disneyland, Hollywood, Universal Studios, and numerous beaches along the Pacific coast
  • Various on-campus lodging options such as University Village, Kellogg West Conference Center and Hotel, and University Dorm

Program Themes

  • Innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership
  • American culture
  • Business analytics
  • Civil engineering
  • Architecture and landscaping
  • Computer science
  • Hospitality management
  • Public speaking and presentation skills
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Information security
  • Food science and food safety
  • Robotics
  • Unmanned aerial vehicle
  • Animal science
  • International etiquette
  • Aviation hospitality
  • Arts and music
  • Aerospace engineering, etc.

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Rick Wang

Rick Wang

Mr. Rick Wang

Program ManagerGlobal Education InstituteCollege of the Extended UniversityCalifornia State Polytechnic University, PomonaTel: 909-979-6612Cell: 626-377-5127Fax: 909-869-5077 wechat barcode

Recent Customized Programs for Students

  • Business innovation
  • Entrepreneurial leadership
  • Business plan composition and presentation

  • History and development of music
  • Presentation on Japanese culture
  • Games and interactions with American students
  • Performance of cultural dances

  • Mathematics, statistics and calculus in economics, finance, and life sciences
  • Visit to student innovation lab
  • Panel discussion with Chinese and American students who study at Cal Poly Pomona

  • History of California, America and the world
  • Digital resources and approaches in history and archeology research
  • Cross-cultural issues and organizational behaviors

  • Professional practice in civil engineering and geospatial labs
  • Class observation on transportation system management with other American students
  • Round table discussion with the Cal Poly Pomona American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter

  • Creativity and innovation
  • Intercultural communication skills and teamwork
  • Panel discussions with American entrepreneurs

  • Hospitality strategic leadership
  • Customer loyalty and innovative hospitality marketing strategies
  • Casino marketing and social media in hospitality
  • Hospitality program learning assessment

  • Research methodology in engineering-related disciplines
  • Professional practice at engineering labs
  • Construction management and system engineering

  • Tourism in globalized world
  • Disruptive innovation in hospitality and tourism
  • Visit to LA live and brand hotels

  • Food and labor cost management
  • Position shadowing at the campus restaurants
  • Culinary science and practice

  • American culture and international etiquette
  • Class observation with other American students
  • Cultural events and activities with American students

  • Academic writing
  • Research methodology and skills
  • Publication
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3801 W. Temple Ave.
Bldg 220B-232
Pomona CA 91768

Phone: 909-869-2276
Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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