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
Arrive in Munich, transfer to hotel, city overview
Munich
SUN
May 17
8:00 AM

10:45 AM
Seminar orientation session

BMW Welt
Munich
MON
May 18
9:30 AM

2:00 PM
BMW Dingolfing Assembly Plant – Automobile Manufacturing, Factory Tour

Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial
Munich
TUE
May 19
8:00 AM

9:30 AM


3:00 PM
Travel from Munich to Innsbruck

Riedel Glassworks – Wine Glass Manufacturing, Tour of Glass Blowing Facility

Innsbruck Tourism Board – Marketing, Selling a City/Region, Role as an International Marketing Manager
Innsbruck
WED
May 20
10:00 AM


7:30 PM
Swarovski Crystal – Branding/Marketing, Luxury Goods, Innovative Uses for its Products

Tyrolean lantern hike with dinner
Innsbruck
THU
May 21
Free day for outdoor activities

Innsbruck
FRI
May 22
Free day for outdoor activities Innsbruck
SAT
May 23
8:00 AM



3:30 PM
Travel to Verona

Midterm wrap up on the coach while going to Verona

Walking city tour of Verona
Verona
SUN
May 24
AMDay trip to VeniceVerona
MON
May 25
9:30 AM




3:00 PM
Redoro di Salvagno Daniele Olive Oil producer – Food Production, International Retailing

Included lunch en route from Redoro

Cantina Valpantena Winery – Food/Wine Production, International Retailing, Winery Tour
Verona
TUE
May 26
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 AMTravel from Lausanne to Paris

Short city orientation
Paris
FRI
May 29
10:00 AM

2:00 PM
Keolis Transportation – Transport Logistics

Professor Graham Brown – Living and working in the EU
Paris
SAT
May 30
9:00 AM



9:00 PM
City Tour of Paris

Afternoon free to enjoy Paris

Cruise on the Siene River
Paris
SUN
May 31
Free day for activities in Paris

Paris
MON
June 1
10:00 AM

2:30 PM
Travel from Paris to London by Eurostar

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

2:00 PM
Royal Asset Management

John White – Brexit Concerns
London
WED
June 3
10:30 AM

2:30 AM
Hard Rock Cafe - Hospitality and Marketing

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

5:30 PM
Morning free to enjoy London

Wrap up seminar and dinner
London
FRI
June 5
Return to the USA or begin independent travelLondon

*Itinerary subject to change 

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