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

The Summer Japan and Korea 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 Japanese and Korean 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:


  • 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.


June 22Depart USA
June 23Arrive Tokyo

Welcome Dinner and Program Orientation
June 24U.S. Embassy - Commercial Services Economic Briefing

Amazon Japan - E-commerce and Cloud Computing
June 25Tokyo Half-day Tour

Outdoor BBQ Dinner
June 26enWorld Japan - Human Resources Management

Kirin Beer Factory tour
June 27Nissan factory tour

Yamato Transport Chronogate - logistics and operations
June 28Free day to explore TokyoTokyo
June 29Flight to SeoulSeoul
June 30Seoul Half-day tourSeoul
July 1U.S. Embassy Seoul

Visit to Seoul Fish Market & Gwangjang Market
July 2Samsung Electronics

Hyundai Motor
July 3Farewell DinnerSeoul
July 4Return to USA

*Itinerary subject to change 

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