International Business Seminars

International Business Seminars - Summer Iceland

Summer Iceland

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Dates: August 6 to August 15, 2021
Locations: Reykjavík, Iceland in 10 days!


The Summer Iceland program 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 Icelandic 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 Reykjavík with day trips to other exciting spots.
  • Experience cultural activities, free time to explore, and a variety of outdoor excursions.
  • Participate in city tours to see the most well-known attractions like the Strokkur Geyser, Gullfoss Waterfalls, and the world famous Blue Lagoon.

Business Experience:

  • Learn from business executives at global companies such as Icelandair, Olgerdin Brewery, and Danika Seafood
  • View international business practices in a variety of industries such as finance, marketing, and entrepreneurship.
  • Experience an opportunity to network with global executives, like-minded students, and university professors.

Accommodations:

  • Stay in 4-star hotels with COVID safety measures.
  • 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
August 6
Depart USA
SAT
August 7
Morning

6:30 PM
Arrive Reykjavík

Health & Safety Orientation
Reykjavík
SUN
August 8
Morning

Afternoon
Independent Cultural Exploration

Reykjavík Walking Tour
Reykjavík
MON
August 9
Morning


Afternoon
US Embassy Commercial Service – Overview of the Icelandic Economy and Key Industries

Landsvirkjun – Renewable Energy
Reykjavík
TUE
August 10
Morning

Afternoon
Visit Reykjavík – Reykjavík Tourism and Convention Office

Danica Seafood – Sustainable Fishing & Climate Change Impact
Reykjavík
WED
August 11
Full DayGolden Circle Coach Tour – Þingvellir National Park, Strokkur Geyser, Gullfoss Falls, and Kerid Crater Reykjavík
THU
August 12
Morning

Afternoon
Icewear – Nordic Wear Manufacturing

Icelandair – Airline Operations
Reykjavík
FRI
August 13
Morning



Afternoon
COVID Testing

Olgerdin Brewery Tour – Icelandic Beer Brewery Tour and Tasting

Visit to the Blue Lagoon
Reykjavík
SAT
August 14
Morning

Afternoon
Independent Cultural Exploration

Farewell Dinner and Wrap Up Session
Reykjavík
SUN
August 15
Return to USA

*Itinerary subject to change 

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