International Business Seminars

 International Business Seminars - Summer Europe Seminar

Summer Europe Seminar

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Dates: May 15th to June 6th, 2018
Locations: London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; Geneva, Switzerland; Verona, Italy; Innsbruck, Austria; and Munich, Germany. Visit 6 countries in 23 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
TUE
May 15
Depart USA


Airplane
WED
May 16
Arrive London, Transfer to Hotel, city orientation


London
THUR
May 17
9:00 AM

2:00 PM
Seminar Orientation Session

Lloyd's of London Insurance Market – Insurance, Underwriting, Trading Floor Tour

London
FRI
May 18
9:30 AM

2:30 PM
Lockheed Martin

Church's English Shoes


London
SAT
May 19
9:15 AMHouse of Parliament


London
SUN
May 20
8:00 AMTravel London to Paris by Eurostar


Paris
MON
May 21
9:00 AM



8:30 PM
City Tour of Paris

Afternoon free to enjoy Paris

Cruise on the Seine River

Paris
TUE
May 22
9:30 AM

2:30 PM
Professor Graham Brown – Living & Working in the EU

Keolis Transportation – Transport Logistics

Paris
WED
May 23
8:00 AM

12:00 PM
Spend the day in Paris

Afternoon drive to Reims


Paris
THUR
May 24
8:00 AM


2:00 PM
Champagne Landon in Reims, Luxury Goods, Supermarket & Independent Retailing, Cellar Tour with Tasting

Drive to Geneva

Geneva
FRI
May 25
9:00 AM

2:00 PM
World Trade Organization (WTO) – International Regulatory Body for Trade

Cailler Chocolate Plant – Branding, Food Production, Factory Tour

Geneva
SAT
May 26
8:30 AM



5:00 PM
Midterm wrap-up on the coach to Verona

Travel to Verona

Walking city tour of Verona

Verona
SUN
May 27
8:00 AM
Day Trip to Venice


Verona
MON
May 28
9:45 AM

12:00 PM

2:00 PM
Redoro di Salvagno Daniele Olive Oil producer – Food Production, International Retailing

Lunch enroute to Redoro

Cantina Valpantena Winery – Food/Wine Production, International Retailing, Winery Tour

Verona
TUE
May 29
8:00 AM

5:00 PM
Travel from Verona to Innsbruck

Innsbruck Tourism Board – Marketing, Selling a City/Region, Role as an International Marketing Manager

Innsbruck
WED
May 30
9:30 AM

2:00 PM
Swarovski Crystal – Branding/Marketing, Luxury Goods, Innovative Uses for its Products

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

Innsbruck
THUR
May 31
7:00 PMFree Day for Outdoor Activities

Tyrolean Lantern Hike with dinner

Innsbruck
FRI
June 1
Free day for activities in Innsbruck


Innsbruck
SAT
June 2
8:00 AMTravel Innsbruck to Munich

Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial

Munich
SUN
June 3
10:00 AMBMW Welt – Tour of BMW Delivery Center

Free time to enjoy the city

Munich
MON
June 4
10:00 AM

3:00 PM
BMW Munich Assembly Plant – Automobile Manufacturing, Factory Tour

NXP Semiconductor – Semiconductor Manufacturing

Munich
TUE
June 5
8:30 AMWrap-up Seminar

Afternoon free to enjoy the city

Munich
WED
June 6
Return to USA or Begin Independent Travel Airplane

Itinerary Subject to Change (Updated: March 22th, 2017)

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