International Business Seminars

International Business Seminars - Summer Europe Seminar

Summer Europe Seminar

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Dates: May 15 to June 5, 2020
Locations: Munich, Germany; Innsbruck, Austria; Verona, Italy; Lausanne, Switzerland;  Paris, France; and London, United Kingdom. Visit 6 countries in 22 days

The Summer Europe Seminar is perfect for undergraduate and graduate students who are looking to gain international experience while setting themselves apart in the workforce after graduation. Students will learn about the culture, customs, and international business practices used in a variety of European cities. Most importantly, students will observe how business practices differentiate between each country visited and the United States.

Seminar Highlights:

  • Destinations:
    • Visit 6 countries in 22 days.
    • Experience cultural activities, free time to explore, and a variety of European cities.
    • Participate in city tours to see the most well-known attractions, including the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, and more.
  • Business Experience:
    • Learn from business executives at global companies such as BMW, the World Trade Organization, and more.
    • View international business practices in a variety of industries, including: finance, business, marketing, 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 pre-departure 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:

**Baylor students please see the Baylor European Business Seminar here.

DateTimeScheduleLodging
FRI
May 15
Depart USAAirplane
SAT
May 16
Early AM

12:00 PM
Arrive in Munich

City Overview
Munich
SUN
May 17
8:00 AM

10:30 AM

1:00 PM
Seminar Orientation Session

Neokami GmbH – AI Technology

BMW Welt – History of a Global Brand, New Visions for Tomorrow & the Future of Mobility
Munich
MON
May 18
9:30 AM

1:00 PM
BMW Dingolfing Assembly Plant – Automobile Manufacturing & Factory Tour

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial
Munich
TUE
May 19
9:00 AM

1:30 PM
Travel from Munich to Innsbruck

Innsbruck Tourism Board – Marketing, Selling a City/Region & Role as an International Marketing Manager
Innsbruck
WED
May 20
9:30 AM


3:00 PM
Swarovski Crystal – Branding/Marketing, Luxury Goods & Innovative Uses for its Products

Riedel Glassworks – Wine Glass Manufacturing & Tour of Glass Blowing Facility
Innsbruck
THU
May 21


7:30 PM
Free Day for Outdoor Activities

Tyrolean Dinner at the Natterer Boden
Innsbruck
FRI
May 22
Free Day for Outdoor Activities Innsbruck
SAT
May 23
8:00 AM

3:30 PM
Travel to Verona

Walking City Tour of Verona
Verona
SUN
May 24
Day Trip to VeniceVerona
MON
May 25
9:30 AM


3:00 PM
Redoro di Salvagno Daniele Olive Oil Producer – Food Production & International Retailing

Cantina Valpantena Winery – Food/Wine Production, International Retailing & Winery Tour
Verona
TUE
May 26
Early AM

5:00 PM
Drive to Lausanne

Cailler Chocolate Plant – Branding, Food Production & Factory Tour
Lausanne
WED
May 27
9:30 AMWorld Trade Organization (WTO) – International Regulatory Body for TradeLausanne
THU
May 28
8:00 AM

11:00 AM
Travel from Lausanne to Paris

Short City & Metro Orientation
Paris
FRI
May 29
10:00 AM

2:00 PM
Keolis Transportation – Transport Logistics

Capgemini – Consulting, Technology Services & Digital Transformation
Paris
SAT
May 30
9:00 AM

9:00 PM
City Tour of Paris

Optional Cruise on the Seine River
Paris
SUN
May 31
Free Day to Enjoy ParisParis
MON
June 1
10:00 AM

2:30 PM
Travel from Paris to London

City Tour of London
Paris
TUE
June 2
10:00 AM

2:00 PM
John White – Brexit Concerns

UK Oil & Gas Industry
London
WED
June 3
10:30 AM

2:30 AM
Hard Rock Café - Hospitality & Marketing

Lloyd's of London Insurance Market – Insurance, Underwriting & Trading Floor Tour
London
THU
June 4
AM

5:30 PM
Free Day to Enjoy London

Wrap-up Session & Dinner
London
FRI
June 5
Return to the USA or Begin Independent TravelLondon

*Itinerary subject to change 

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