International Business Seminars

International Business Seminars - Summer Iceland

Summer Iceland

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Dates: July 22 to July 31, 2022
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
July 22
Depart USA
SAT
July 23
Morning

11:00 AM
Arrive Reykjavík

Health & Safety Orientation
Reykjavík
SUN
July 24
9:00 AM

Afternoon
Reykjavík Walking Tour

Independent Cultural Exploration
Reykjavík
MON
July 25
10:30 AM


2:00 PM
US Embassy Commercial Service – Overview of the Icelandic Economy and Key Industries

KPMG – Sustainabiliy Finance
Reykjavík
TUE
July 26
10:30 AM

12:30 PM
Iceland Ocean Cluster – Entrepreneurship in the Fishing Industry

Brim – Sustainable Fishing & Climate Change Impact
Reykjavík
WED
July 27
9:00 AMGolden Circle Coach Tour – Þingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Falls, Strokkur Geyser, Fridheimar Tomato Farm and Kerid Crater Reykjavík
THU
July 28
10:00 AM

1:00 PM

5:30 PM
Icelandair – Airline Operations

Fagradalsfjall Active Volcano Hike (Depends on Conditions)

Visit to the Blue Lagoon
Reykjavík
FRI
July 29
10:30 AM

12:30 PM

3:00 PM
Landsvirkjun – Renewable Energy

Olgerdin Brewery Tour – Icelandic Beer Brewery Tour and Tasting

COVID-19 testing if necessary
Reykjavík
SAT
July 30
Morning

7:00 PM
Independent Cultural Exploration

Farewell Dinner and Wrap Up Session
Reykjavík
SUN
July 31
Return to USA

*Itinerary subject to change 

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