International Business Seminars

International Business Seminars - Summer Australia Seminar

Summer Australia Seminar

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Dates: July 30 to August 10, 2020
Locations: Experience Sydney and Cairns, Australia in 12 days!


The Summer Australia Seminar is packed with incredible opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students looking to expand their international business education outside of the traditional classroom. While traveling abroad, students will learn about Australian culture, history, customs, politics, and international business practices. Most importantly, students will observe how these business practices are different from the United States.

Seminar Highlights:

  • Destinations:
    • Visit Sydney and Cairns, Australia.
    • Experience cultural activities, free time to explore, and a variety of outdoor excursions.
    • Participate in city tours to see the most well-known attractions, including the Sydney Opera House, The Great Barrier Reef, and more.
  • Business Experience:
    • Learn from business executives at global companies such as the Deloitte, Ernst & Young, the Reserve Bank of Australia, and more.
    • View international business practices in a variety of industries, including: finance, marketing, economics, and more.
    • Experience an opportunity to network with global executives, like-minded students, and university professors.
  • Accommodations:
    • Stay in 4-star hotels with front-lobby security.
    • Enjoy predeparture advising as well as faculty support to ensure you are prepared before and throughout the seminar.
    • IBS organizes all your travel details to allow you to focus on learning from business leaders, building relationships, and enjoying your free time.

Itinerary:

DateTimeScheduleLodging
THU
July 30
10:30 PMDepart Los Angeles LAX on group flight
Airplane
FRI
July 31
Transpacific flightAirplane
SAT
Aug. 1
6:30 AM

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

Afternoon
Arrive Sydney SYD and transfer to hotel

Meet & Greet Event

Short Orientation and Sydney City Tour

Free time to explore the city
Sydney
SUN
Aug. 2
9:30 AM

12:30 PM

3:00 PM
Program Orientation

Captain Cook Lunch Cruise on Sydney Harbor

Sydney Opera House Tour
Sydney
MON
Aug. 3
AM

PM
Deloitte

US Commercial Service
Sydney
TUE
Aug. 4
AM

PM
EY

Reserve Bank of Australia
Sydney
WED
Aug. 5
Free day to enjoy SydneySydney
THU
Aug. 6
9:30 AM

12:40 PM

Afternoon
Depart Sydney SYD to Cairns CNS

Arrive Cairns

Short city tour and check into the hotel
Cairns
FRI
Aug. 7
10:00 AM

2:00 PM
Advance Cairns Economic Development

Cairns Regional Council / Pacific Hotel Cairns
Cairns
SAT
Aug. 8
10:00 AM

Afternoon
Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures – Commercial Leather Farming

Free time
Cairns
SUN
Aug. 9
8:30 AM

7:00 PM
Great Barrier Reef Excursion – Lunch included

Wrap Up Session and Farewell Dinner
Cairns
MON
Aug. 10
2:00 PM

5:10 PM

7:15 PM

8:35 PM

4:15 PM
Airport transfer

Depart Cairns CNS on Qantas flight QF

Arrive Brisbane BNE

Depart Brisbane BNE

Arrive Los Angeles LAX

*Itinerary subject to change 

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