International Business Seminars

International Business Seminars - Winter United Kingdom Seminar

Winter United Kingdom Seminar

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Dates: December 26, 2021 to January 9, 2022
Locations: London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; Heidelberg, Germany and the Hague & Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Visit 4 countries in 15 days!


The Winter United Kingdom Seminar is perfect for undergraduate and graduate students who are looking to gain international experience while setting themselves apart in the workforce after graduation. Students will learn about the culture, customs, and international business practices in a variety of British and Welsh cities. Most importantly, students will observe how business practices differentiate between each country visited and the United States.

Seminar Highlights:

Destinations:

  • Visit the United Kingdom over 15 days.
  • Experience New Year’s Eve in London, cultural activities, free time to explore, and a variety of British and Welsh cities.
  • Participate in city tours to see the most well-known attractions, including Stonehenge, Warwick Castle, and more.

Business Experience:

  • Learn from business executives at global companies such as Hard Rock Café, and more.
  • View international business practices in a variety of industries, including finance, business, marketing, 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 pre-departure 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:

DateTime (local)ScheduleLodging
SUN
Dec. 26
Depart USAAirplane
MON
Dec. 27
Morning

Afternoon
Arrivals in London
Brief Health and Safety Orientation
COVID Testing
London
TUE
Dec. 28
9:00 AM

11:30 AM


2:15 PM
Business Seminar Program Orientation

Speaker Series: John White - Overview of Brexit and the Current Situation

City Tour of London
London
WED
Dec. 29
10:30 AM

2:30 PM
Lloyd’s of London Insurance Market

West End Design and Marketing Tour
London
THU
Dec. 30
9:00 AM
10:00 AM
11:15 AM

1:00 PM
Speaker Series: Mark Johnston – Business Ethics in the EU/US/UK
Speaker Series: Graham Brown – Cross Cultural Orientation
Hard Rock Case Study Discussion – Led by Dr. Baker and Dr. Johnston
Hard Rock Cafe Visit with Lunch
Afternoon free to enjoy London
London
FRI
Dec. 31
10:00 AMChelsea Football Club

Free afternoon to enjoy London
London
SAT
Jan. 1
Free day in London

London
SUN
Jan. 2
MorningDay trip to Royal GreenwichLondon
MON
Jan. 3
8:00 AM




11:30 AM
Paris Chamber of Commerce – Marketing of French
Luxury Goods
(Virtual Board Room Meeting from London)

Covid test for USA return, Antigen or PCR

Wrap up session and going away lunch
London
TUE
Jan. 4
9:30 AMSAP (Virtual Board Room Meeting from London)
Excursion to Stonehenge
Departure for Bristol
Brief Health and Safety Orientation
Bristol
WED
Jan. 5
MorningOvo Energy – Retail Supply of Energy Bristol
THU
Jan. 6
Morning

Afternoon
Airbus – Cyber Innovation in Newport (Wales)

City Tour of Cardiff, Wales
Bristol
FRI
Jan. 7
MorningJaguar or Land Rover Assembly Plant VisitBristol
SAT
Jan. 8
Morning

Afternoon

6:00 PM
Covid test for USA return

Visit to Warwick Castle

Farewell Dinner and Final Wrap Up Session
London
SUN
Jan. 9
MorningReturn to USA or Begin Independent Travel

*Itinerary subject to change

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