International Business Seminars

International Business Seminars - Summer Australia Seminar

Summer Australia Seminar

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Dates: July 17 to July 31, 2023
Locations: Experience Sydney and Cairns, Australia in 13 days!


The Summer Australia 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 Australian 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 Sydney and Cairns, Australia in 13 days!
  • 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 Sydney Opera House, The Great Barrier Reef, and more.

Business Experience:

  • Learn from business executives at global companies such as Ernst & Young, the Reserve Bank of Australia, 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
WED
July 19
Depart USAAirplane
THU
July 20
Transpacific flightAirplane
FRI
July 21
6:30 AM

12:00 PM

3:00 PM
Arrive in Sydney

Meet & Greet Your Colleagues Event

Short Orientation & Sydney City Tour
Sydney
SAT
July 22
9:30 AM

2:00 PM

Program Orientation

US Commercial Service - Economic Briefing & Services to U.S. Companies
Sydney
SUN
July 23
10:00 AM

12:30 PM
Sydney Opera House Tour

Captain Cook Lunch Cruise on Sydney Harbor

Sydney
MON
July 24
Free Day to Enjoy SydneySydney
TUE
July 25
9:00 AM

1:00 PM
EY - Consulting, Acquisitions & Taxation

Reserve Bank of Australia - Australian Economic Overview
Sydney
WED
July 26
9:30 AM

12:40 PM

1:30 PM
Depart Sydney to Cairns

Arrive in Cairns

Short City Tour
Cairns
THU
July 27
10:00 AM

2:00 PM
Advance Cairns Economic Development - Economic Overview of Cairns

Cairns Regional Council / Pacific Hotel Cairns - Hospitality, International Marketing & Tourism
Cairns
FRI
July 28
10:00 AM

1:00 PM
James Cook University Lecture or Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures – Commercial Leather Farming
Cairns
SAT
July 29
8:30 AMGreat Barrier Reef ExcursionCairns
SUN
July 30
7:00 PMWrap Up Session & Farewell Dinner
MON
July 31
Return to USA or Begin Independent Travel
Airplane

*Itinerary subject to change 

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