International Business Seminars

International Business Seminars - Summer China Seminar

Summer China Seminar

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Dates: June 1 to June 12, 2020
Locations: Experience Beijing and Shanghai, China in 12 days!


The Summer China 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 Chinese 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 Beijing and Shanghai, China.
    • 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 Forbidden City, The Great Wall, and more.
  • Business Experience:
    • Learn from business executives at global companies such as the US Embassy Beijing, Ernst & Young, UPS, 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
MON
June 1
Depart USAAirplane
TUE
June 2
Arrive Beijing, transfer to hotel

Short Orientation
Beijing
WED
June 3
9:30 AM



7:30 PM
Classic Beijing half day tour of the Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square

Afternoon Free

Welcome Mixer and Orientation at the Hotel
Beijing
THUR
June 4
10:00 AM

2:00 PM
Ernst & Young – Consulting, Acquisitions & Taxation

U.S Embassy Commercial Briefing – Increasing US Global Exports to China, Maintaining Trade Relations


Beijing
FRI
June 5
10:00 AMSup China – The Role of Digital Media in Chinese Society

Evening Free
Beijing
SAT
June 6
8:30 AM


7:00 PM

Excursion to the Great Wall
Lunch Included

Peking Duck Dinner
Beijing
SUN
June 7
12:30 PM

2:00 PM

6:50 PM
Transfer to Beijing South Railway Station

High-speed train to Shanghai

Arrive at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

Transfer to the hotel

Evening Free
Shanghai
MON
June 8
10:00 AMOld Shanghai Tour

Afternoon Free
Shanghai
TUE
June 9
UPS – Global Logistics and Supply Chain

Sigmatex – Materials Innovation
Shanghai
WED
June 10
Free day to enjoy ShanghaiShanghai
THUR
June 11
10:00 AM

2:00 PM
Grant Thornton – Accounting, Taxation and Audit

Wrap-up and Debriefing Session
Shanghai
FRI
June 12
Return to USAAirplane

*Itinerary subject to change 

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