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1 Welcome to International Business Seminars 2011

2 AGENDA Seminar Options Program Costs What's included and what's not Hotels Private coaches Academic Requirements Faculty leaders Dress Code Business Seminar Protocol Respect Code of Conduct Health and Safety Currency Exchange Meals Communicating Gifts for Presenters IBS Advantages

3 SEMINAR OPTIONS Winter Seminars Winter One - Dec 27, 2010 to Jan 14, 2011 (19 Days) London, Paris, Geneva, Heidelberg, Amsterdam Winter Two - Dec 27, 2010 to Jan 8, 2011 (13 Days) London, Brussels, Paris Winter MBA - Dec 31, 2010 to Jan 9, 2011 (10 Days) London, Paris

4 SEMINAR OPTIONS Summer Seminars Summer One - May 20, 2011 to Jun 12, 2011 (24 Days) Munich, Innsbruck, Florence, Nice, Lyon, Paris, London Summer Two - Jun 10, 2011 to 3 Jul 2011 (24 Days) Rome, Florence, Innsbruck, Munich, Lausanne, Paris, London Summer MBA - Jun 10, 2011 to Jun 19, 2011 (10 Days) Rome, Florence and Rome again Summer China - Aug 6, 2011 to Aug 19, 2011 (14 Days) Beijing, Xian, Shanghai

5 SEMINAR HIGHLIGHTS: Winter One Winter One - Dec 27, 2010 to Jan 14, 2011 London, Paris, Geneva, Heidelberg, Amsterdam Program Highlights: Lloyd's of London Insurance Market John Deere DuPont de Nemours International Heidelberg Castle PricewaterhouseCoopers Heineken International Program details at *Companies subject to change

6 SEMINAR HIGHLIGHTS: Winter Two Winter Two - Dec 27, 2010 to Jan 8, 2011 London, Brussels, Paris Program Highlights: Bank of England British Museum National Bank of Belgium Planet Chocolate Brussels Alcatel-Lucent NYSE Euronext (Paris Stock Exchange) Program details at *Companies subject to change

7 SEMINAR HIGHLIGHTS: Winter MBA Winter MBA - Dec 31, 2010 to Jan 9, 2011 London, Paris Program Highlights: Ernst and Young 3M France Lockheed Martin Factory Tour Wimbledon Tennis Championships and Museum Lloyd's of London Insurance Market Program details at *Companies subject to change

8 SEMINAR HIGHLIGHTS: Summer One Summer One May 20, 2011 to June 12, 2011 Munich, Innsbruck, Florence, Nice, Lyon, Paris and London Program Highlights: BMW Dingolfing Assembly Plant Swarovski Crystal GE Nuovo Pigone Texas Instruments Perfumeries Fragonard Cruise on the Seine River in Paris Program details at *Companies subject to change

9 SEMINAR HIGHLIGHTS: Summer Two Summer Two 2011 – June 10, 2011 to July 3, 2011 Rome, Florence, Innsbruck, Munich, Lausanne, Paris and London Program Highlights: IBM Italia Eli Lilly Florence Ferrari Museum Riedel Glassworks Microsoft Paris Neuschwanstein Castle Program details at *Companies subject to change

10 SEMINAR HIGHLIGHTS: Summer MBA Summer MBA 2011 – June 10, 2011 to June 19, 2011 Rome and Florence Program Highlights: IBM Italia SKIN Fine Leather Fashion US Consulate Winery Seminar St. Peter's Basilica Program details at *Companies subject to change

11 SEMINAR HIGHLIGHTS: Summer China Summer China 2011 – August 6, 2011 to August 19, 2011 Beijing, Xian, Shanghai Program Highlights: US Embassy Beijing PricewaterhouseCoopers Volkswagen plant tour Standard Chartered Bank American Chamber of Commerce The Great Wall Terracotta Warriors Program details at *Companies subject to change

12 Summer One Itinerary

13 Program Costs Program With Flight* Ground Only Winter One (19 Days) $5,398$4,841 Winter Two (13 Days)$4,018 $3,453 Winter MBA (10 Days)$3,972 $3,498 Summer One (24 Days)$6,883 $6,139 Summer Two (24 Days)$6,997$6,225 Summer MBA (10 Days)$3,650 $3,298 Summer China (14 Days)$4,500$3,200 *Flights originating from NYC for Europe, LAX for China

14 What you get for your money 4-star hotels Private coach transfers Daily buffet breakfast Executive level speakers Faculty leaders Diverse company seminars Entrance to cultural sites, activities and guides Basic travel insurance Program material on each company and each city Pre-departure orientation

15 What's NOT included Any visa fees Requirements for non- US passports Personal expenses Most lunches and dinners University tuition and fees

16 Hotels Centrally located Twin bedded rooms Roommates – rotation at each city with students from other universities

17 Private Coaches Comfortable A/C buses Friendly and knowledgeable drivers City to city and to seminars

18 Undergraduate Academic Requirements Syllabus Attendance – 10% Participation – 20% Citizenship – 15% Final Paper – 55% Course/Credit:

19 Undergraduate Academic Requirements How to get an A Read the Readings Book Attend and actively participate in all company seminars and other scheduled activities Write a good paper

20 Undergraduate Academic Requirements Final Paper (25+ pages) – The use of tables, figures, and pictures to illustrate points is strongly encouraged 1. Summary of each company seminar (2-3 pages each) 2. Analysis of one company (6+ pages) 3. Your evaluation of countries, cities, companies, and hotels

21 Faculty Leaders Business faculty from major universities Many years with seminar experience Student to faculty ratio: New faculty are always paired with experienced leaders

22 Dress Code Business Formal the normal dress code at seminar programs. Jacket and tie, socks, belts, shoes, etc Business Casual this is Business formal with taking off ties and jackets for the men, etc. The seminar Faculty will tell you when this is appropriate. No jeans, tennis shoes, shirts hanging out, t- shirts, baseball caps, etc Casual free time travel

23 Business Seminar Protocol Professional Dress Take notes and engage the Presenter

24 Respect Country – Culture – Customs – Language – and People Businesses Faculty Students

25 IBS Code of Conduct 1) The rules of behavior for your university apply to the Seminar the same as if you were sitting in a classroom on campus. 2) Students are expected to be prepared for every academic session. 3) Students must be on time for every company visit and associated sessions. 4) Students are required to dress professionally for all company visits and remain attentive during all sessions. 5) By seeking to participate in an IBS program, you are accepting responsibility to monitor your own behavior. 6) Chewing gum is not allowed in any official IBS sessions. 7) Treat all company executives/presenters/hosts with respect and give full attention during the sessions. 8) Your behavior in the hotels should reflect your participation in a professional program. 9) Your program includes a shared, twin-bedded room in a quality hotel. For safety reasons, no one is allowed to enter your room who is not affiliated with the IBS seminar or the hotel staff. This includes, but is not limited to, persons you may meet during your free time day or night. 10) Theft of any item from a hotel (including towels, pillows or blankets) is theft, and is not tolerated. 11) Unlawful narcotics, drugs, drug paraphernalia will not be tolerated. Possession or use is an infraction of this policy.

26 IBS Code of Conduct Penalties for Violations of the Code of Conduct 1) Fines will be established and assessed by IBS faculty on each Seminar program for violations. 2) Violations of Code provisions will affect overall grade of violators. 3) Serious violations of the Code of Conducts puts one at risk of being expelled from the program. 4) Violation of provisions 9, 10, or 11 of the Code of Conduct is punishable by immediate expulsion from the program. 5) Any student who is expelled from the seminar for code of conduct violations will be required to arrange their own transportation back home and will not be allowed to physically stay with the group after their expulsion. The overall cost of an expulsion can be substantial and will be born directly by the offending student.

27 Health and Safety Local support in each country Travel insurance included Additional insurance recommended Hotels in safe areas Buddy system

28 Currency Exchange Plan Ahead for Exchange Austria to Switzerland Switzerland to France France to UK UK to USA Commissions Credit Cards ATMs Call your Credit Card Company

29 Meals Breakfast is included at all Hotels Diet restrictions

30 Communicating Common Phrases youll hear at Business Seminars Gearing = Leverage Turnover = Total Sales Made Redundant = Laid off or fired See your Student Manual (your Rosetta Stone) for many more You can see the actual Rosetta Stone at the British Museum

31 Gift for Presenters

32 IBS Advantages 30 years experience producing programs Strong academic content / course credit Diverse host company network Low student to faculty ratio: Real, professional abroad experience for student AND faculty Guaranteed programs – no minimum # of participants, no risk of program cancellation Private, customizable programs available 4-star hotels and private ground transportation Free breakfasts and occasional lunches Students enroll for your university credits and pay tuition Hassle-free experience

33 Questions? Sit back and enjoy the ride!!


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