International Business Seminars

 International Business Seminars - Summer China Seminar

Summer China Seminar

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Dates: June 1st to June 12th, 2018
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 differentiate from the United States.

Seminar Highlights:

  • Destinations:
    • Visit Beijing & 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, Lenovo, 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
FRI
June 1
Depart USA


Airplane
SAT
June 2
5:00 PM

8:00 PM
Arrive Beijing, Transfer to Hotel

Short Orientation

Beijing
SUN
June 3
9:30 AM

6:00 PM
Classic Beijing Half Day Tour of the Forbidden City & Tienanmen Square

Welcome Mixer and Orientation at hotel

Beijing
MON
June 4
10:00 AM


2:00 PM
US Embassy Beijing – Increasing US Global Exports to China, Maintaining Trade Relations

Ernst & Young – Consulting, Taxation & Recruiting

Beijing
TUE
June 5
10:00 AM

2:00 PM

6:00 PM
Lenovo – Branding Strategy & Customer Experience

Siemens Venture Capital

William Baker – IBS Alumnus/Private Equity Investing in China

Beijing
WED
June 6
8:30 AM

7:00 PM
Excursion to the Great Wall (Lunch included)

Peking Duck Dinner

Beijing
THUR
June 7
12:30 PM

2:00 PM

6:50 PM
Transfer to Beijing South Railway Station

High Speed Train to Shanghai

Arrive Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

Transfer to the Shanghai Hotel

Shanghai
FRI
June 8
10:00 AM



2:00 PM
American Chamber of Commerce – American Business in China, Non-profit/Non-partisan business organization, Increasing US business presence in China

Coca-Cola or Shanghai General Motors

Shanghai
SAT
June 9
9:30 AM

7:00 PM
Old Shanghai Tour

Optional – Huangpu River Cruise

Shanghai
SUN
June 10
Free day to enjoy Shanghai


Shanghai
MON
June 11
10:00 AM

11:30 AM
Grant Thornton – Consulting, Accounting, Assurance, Taxation Services

American Education Center – Chinese Students to US (Lunch Included)

Wrap up and Debriefing session

Shanghai
TUE
June 12
8:00 AMTransfer via coach to Pudong Airport for flight back to the USAirplane

Itinerary Subject to Change (Updated February 22nd, 2017)

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