International Business Seminars

International Business Seminars - Winter Europe Seminar

Winter Europe 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 Europe 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 European cities. Most importantly, students will observe how business practices differentiate between each country visited and the United States.

Seminar Highlights:

Destinations:

  • Visit 4 countries in 15 days.
  • Experience New Year’s Eve in London, cultural activities, free time to explore, and a variety of European cities.
  • Participate in city tours to see the most well-known attractions, including the Eiffel Tower, Heidelberg 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:

DateTimeScheduleLodging
SUN
Dec. 26
Depart USAAirplane
MON
Dec. 27


5:00 PM
Arrive in London

Visit to Leicester Square
London
TUE
Dec. 28
9:00 AM

11:30 AM

2:15 PM
Orientation Session

John White – Overview of Brexit and the Current Situation

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

2:00 PM
Lloyd’s of London Insurance Market - International Specialty Insurance

VERB - Luxury Digital Marketing
London
THU
Dec. 30
10:30 AM

3:00 PM
Hard Rock Café - International Branding and Marketing

Royal London Asset Management - Investment Management
London
FRI
Dec. 31
10:00 AMChelsea Football Club - Stadium Tour & Overview of Business Aspects, Finance, Trends, and Special Projects

Free afternoon to enjoy London
London
SAT
Jan. 1
11:31 AM

2:47 PM

4:30 PM
Depart London for Paris

Arrive in Paris

Informal Metro Orientation/City Tour of Paris
Paris
SUN
Jan. 2
10:00 AM
11:45 AM



6:00 PM
Graham Brown – Cross Cultural Orientation
Professor Tom Baker – Data Privacy in the EU

Independent Observation Day in Paris

Optional Cruise on the Seine River
Paris
MON
Jan. 3
9:30 AM

11:15 AM

8:30 PM
Paris Chamber of Commerce – Marketing of French Luxury Goods

Paris to Heidelberg by Coach/Mid-term discussion on the coach

Arrive in Heidelberg
Paris
TUE
Jan. 4
10:00 AMFrankfurt Airport Program – Tour of Operations


Heidelberg
WED
Jan. 5
9:00 AMSAP - Human-Centered Approach to InnovationHeidelberg
THU
Jan. 6
9:00 AM

7:00 PM
Depart for The Hague by Coach

Arrive in The Hague
Heidelberg
FRI
Jan. 7
9:00 AM

2:00 PM
Grant Thornton (in Amsterdam) – Accounting, Finance, & Advisory Services

Return to The Hague
The Hague
SAT
Jan. 8
8:45 AM

4:30 PM

6:00 PM
Depart for Amsterdam by Coach

Return to the Hague

Going Away Dinner & Final Wrap-up Session
The Hague
SUN
Jan. 9
Return to USA or Begin Independent Travel

*Itinerary subject to change

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