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.


July 30
Depart USAAirplane
July 31
Transpacific flightAirplane
Aug. 1
6:30 AM

12:00 PM

3:00 PM
Arrivals in Sydney

Meet & Greet Your Colleagues Event

Short Orientation & Sydney City Tour
Aug. 2
9:30 AM

12:30 PM

3:00 PM
Program Orientation

Captain Cook Lunch Cruise on Sydney Harbor

Sydney Opera House Tour
Aug. 3
9:00 AM

1:00 PM
Deloitte - Technological Advancements, Economic Strategy & Specialized Operations

US Commercial Service - Economic Briefing & Services to U.S. Companies
Aug. 4
9:00 AM

1:00 PM
EY - Consulting, Acquisitions & Taxation

Reserve Bank of Australia - Australian Economic Overview
Aug. 5
Free Day to Enjoy SydneySydney
Aug. 6
9:30 AM

12:40 PM

1:30 PM
Depart Sydney to Cairns

Arrive in Cairns

Short City Tour
Aug. 7
10:00 AM

2:00 PM
Advance Cairns Economic Development - Economic Overview of Cairns

Cairns Regional Council / Pacific Hotel Cairns - Hospitality, International Marketing & Tourism
Aug. 8
10:00 AMHartley’s Crocodile Adventures – Commercial Leather FarmingCairns
Aug. 9
8:30 AM

7:00 PM
Great Barrier Reef Excursion

Wrap Up Session & Farewell Dinner
Aug. 10
Return to USA or Begin Independent Travel

*Itinerary subject to change 

See what’s included with this seminar!