Students who choose non-thesis option are required to enroll for the individual study subject  2949711 Individual Study in Business and Managerial Economics. It is a group research aiming at enhancing students experiences in the real world of doing business.

During each academic year, the program will coordinate with companies both foreign and domestic and organize field trips to visit those companies  during March for full-time students and October for part-time students. For each field trip, students are required to form into groups approximately 6 to 8 members in each group and are assigned to visit and study selected companies. The company visit includes brief presentation on company profile, production process, marketing, management, finance, environment, factory tour, data collection and Q & A. The collected data from each company will be put in a process to write an analytical report and to present to the Program Committee.

All students enroll for the subject is required to participate in all academic activities throughout the trip and in the scheduled presentation.