International Business Seminars

International Business Seminars - Summer Japan and Korea Seminar

Summer Japan and Korea Seminar

Dates: June 22 - July 4, 2024
Locations: Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, South Korea

A gateway to understanding East Asian business opportunities and practices first hand, the Summer Japan and Korea program is tailored to undergraduate and graduate students seeking a combination of adventure and learning. Gain knowledge of the wide array of businesses that operate in Japan and South Korea by meeting with executives representing startups to established corporations. Experience the cultures and customs of Japan and South Korea via visits to significant landmarks and historic sites, dining, and excursions. Ample free time is offered for discovery of these nations on your own time and terms.

Seminar Highlights:


  • Visit Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, South Korea 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 Meiji Shrine, Shibuya, Gyeongbokgung Palace, and more.

Business Experience:

  • Learn from business executives at global companies such as Nissan, Amazon Japan, Samsung Electronics, 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.


  • 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.
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June 22Depart USA
June 23Arrive TokyoTokyo
June 24Morning

Tokyo City Tour and Program Orientation

Free afternoon to explore Tokyo
June 25Morning

American Chamber of Commerce Japan - Economic Briefing, Trade Ties, and Political Overview

DNX Ventures - Addressing Venture Capital for B2B Startups
June 26Morning

Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan - Adapting Global Brands to Local Markets

Mazars - Managing International Finances and Audits
June 27Morningmymizu - Incubating Startups in an International Metropolis

Cultural Visit
June 28Free day to explore TokyoTokyo
June 29MorningGroup flight to SeoulSeoul
June 30Morning

Seoul city tour

Free time to explore Seoul
July 1Morning

U.S. Commercial Service - Trade Ties and Political Overview

KPMG - Anticipating and Preparing for Global and Local Financial Events
July 2Morning

Hyundai Motor - Diversification and Investment in Modes of Transportation

Seoul Innovation Park - Providing an Environment for Social Innovation
July 3Morning

Free time to explore Seoul

Program Wrap-up and Farewell Dinner
July 4Return to USA

*Itinerary subject to change 

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