International Business Seminars

International Business Seminars - Summer China Seminar

Summer China Seminar

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Dates: June 2 to June 13, 2019
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
SUN
June 2
Depart USAAirplane
MON
June 3
Arrive Beijing, transfer to hotel

Short Orientation
Beijing
TUE
June 4
9:30 AM

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

Welcome Mixer and Orientation at the Hotel
Beijing
WED
June 5
10:00 AM

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

US Embassy Beijing – Increasing US Global Exports to China, Maintaining Trade Relations

Evening Free
Beijing
THUR
June 6
10:00 AM

2:30 PM
Sup China – The Role of Digital Media in Chinese Society of the 21st Century

Evening Free
Beijing
FRI
June 7
8:30 AM

7:00 PM
Excursion to the Great Wall (including lunch)

Peking Duck Dinner
Beijing
SAT
June 8
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
SUN
June 9
10:00 AMOld Shanghai Tour

Afternoon Free
Shanghai
MON
June 10
10:00 AMFree day to enjoy ShanghaiShanghai
TUE
June 11
10:00 AM

2:00 PM
UPS – Global Logistics and Supply Chain

Sigmatex – Materials Innovation
Shanghai
WED
June 12
Morning

Afternoon
Grant Thornton – Accounting, Taxation and Audit

Wrap-up and Debriefing Session
Shanghai
THUR
June 13
Return to USAAirplane

*Itinerary subject to change 

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