International Business Seminars

International Business Seminars - Summer Japan Seminar

Summer Japan Seminar

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Dates: July 7 to July 19, 2021
Locations: Experience Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan in 13 days!


The Summer Japan 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 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 Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan.
  • 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, Harajuku, Kiyomizu Temple, and more.
  • Tokyo Olympics 2021! Explore Japan as they prepare to host the re-scheduled Olympics Games. Stay for the games if you wish!

Business Experience:

  • Learn from business executives at global companies such as the US Embassy Tokyo, Amazon, Nintendo, Kawasaki, 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:

DATETIMEACTIVITYMODULE
WED
July 7
Depart USAAirplane
THU
July 8
PM

PM
Arrivals in Tokyo

Welcome Dinner and Program Orientation
Tokyo
FRI
July 9
AM


PM
U.S Embassy Commercial Briefing – Increasing US Global Exports to Japan & Maintaining Trade Relations

Amazon Japan – eCommerce & Cloud Computing
Tokyo
SAT
July 10
AM
Classic Tokyo Half Day Tour of the Meiji Shrine & HarajukuTokyo
SUN
July 11
AM
Free day to Explore Tokyo

Tokyo
MON
July 12
AM

PM
Nissan Factory Tour – Automobile Manufacturing

Kirin Brewery Tour – Logistics & Operations
Tokyo
TUE
July 13
AM



PM

PM
Transfer to Tokyo Railway Station

Bullet Train to Kyoto

Arrive at Kyoto Railway Station

Higashiyama Walking Tour of the Kiyomizu Temple & Yasaka Shrine
Kyoto
WED
July 14
AM

PM
Nintendo – Gaming & Innovation

Rohm Semiconductor – Cutting-Edge Technology
Kyoto
THU
July 15
AM

PM
Kawasaki Heavy Industries – Rolling Stock Heavy Manufacturing

Panasonic – Electronics
Kyoto
FRI
July 16
AM



PM
Travel to Hiroshima by Bullet Train

Hiroshima Peace Museum – UNESCO World Heritage Site

Ferry to Miyajima – UNESCO World Heritage Site
Kyoto
SAT
July 17
Free Day to Enjoy Kyoto and Explore Gion FestivalKyoto
SUN
July 18
AM


PM
Hozugawa River Cruise to Arashiyama
Bamboo forest, historic bridges, iconic temples and monkey park

Shabu Shabu Farewell Dinner and Wrap-Up Session
Kyoto
MON
July 19
Return to USA or Begin Independent TravelAirplane

*Itinerary subject to change 

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