International Business Seminars: Summer China - Beijing and Shanghai in 12 Days!

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Summer China 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 ab... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.9
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The biggest thing for me was being able to adapt and know that I can work and be comfortable in any situation - Northern Illinois University View Entire Review
August 07, 2017 Amazing!!
Throughout my weeks in China, I learned this is one world and we are all in it together. Our social responsibility expands beyond our own communities and borders. - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with International Business Seminars / IBS: Summer China
June 22, 2017 What A World
I learned that traveling opens up one's eyes to so much, and it encourages me to travel more and maybe live abroad for a little while one day. - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with International Business Seminars / IBS: Summer China
What it is like to stand out in a place that is not "mine", and therefore compassion for people travelling to America - Northern Illinois University View Entire Review
I think there is a lot of conventional wisdom about what it's like to do business in China that was challenged and given more nuance. - Kansas State University View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing Trip!
The trip opened up my mind to learn about global markets and cultures. In my opinion, the trip was totally worthwhile. The IBS seminar is an excellent opportunity for students to study abroad who do not want to leave their universities for an entire semester. - California Lutheran University View Entire Review
New business perspectives, learned an entire new culture and so much more. It was completely worthwhile - California Lutheran University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with International Business Seminars / IBS: Summer China
It made me more confident, more culturally aware and has me counting down to my next international trip. China was mind blowing! - California State University - Fullerton View Entire Review
Incredible hotels!! Incredible locations! There is so much to eat, see, and do in the very near vicinity! - Northern Illinois University View Entire Review
I learned more about the culture and lifestyle of China as well as the current state of business there, It was definitely worthwhile to be able to expand my knowledge through the most effective means- firsthand experience. - University of North Carolina - Wilmington View Entire Review
I gained respect for other cultures amd it was very mucch worthwhile - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review
This experience was more than worthwhile. I gained insight not only into an entirely different culture, but into how businesses operate internationally. - University of Colorado - Colorado Springs View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with International Business Seminars / IBS: Summer China
I gained so much perspective on my own life in the US. - Arizona State University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with International Business Seminars / IBS: Summer China
I gained so much insight on Chinese culture that I never knew existed. I gained contacts within large companies abroad. It was the most worthwhile experience I have had thus far. - Arizona State University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with International Business Seminars / IBS: Summer China
I learned that no one is right or wrong when it comes to culture and tradition, just different. It was a challenge to accept a different way of life, but once I did, it was extremely fulfilling. It was absolutely worth every penny. - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge View Entire Review

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Summer China 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 Chinese culture, history, customs, politics, and international business practices. Most importantly, students will observe how these business practices differentiate from the United States.

International Business Seminars (IBS) programs provide a variety of unique opportunities:


  • Network with business executives by visiting global companies to learn about how business is conducted and the challenges that come from running a multi-national organization.

  • Earn university credit while applying the knowledge you've learned in the classroom to real-life business settings.

  • Gain a competitive advantage for your career by experiencing international policies, political climates, and international business environments while building confidence, cultural understanding, and an ability to adapt to a variety of situations.

  • Experience some of the world's most well-known attractions and destinations.

Summer China Highlights:

  • Visit Beijing & Shanghai, China in 12 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,┬áincluding The Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and more

  • Learn from business executives at global companies such as the US Embassy Beijing, Lenovo, and more

  • View international business practices in a variety of industries, including: finance, marketing, economics, and more

  • Stay in 4-star hotels with front-lobby security


Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Accounting and Computer Science
  • Business
  • Management Science
  • Journalism
  • International Business Law
  • Psychology
  • Commerce
  • Business Administration and Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
1976
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International Business Seminars / IBS Scholarships

The NIU Study Abroad Office is offering two $2,500 scholarships directly to Northern Illinois University students to use exclusively on the IBS Summer China Seminar. These scholarships come from fund donated by a private donor. See the NIU Study Abroad Business Office (408 Williston Hall) for more information.

$2500.00

Deadlines:
See NIU Study Abroad Business Office (408 Williston Hall) for More Information

Guidelines/Requirements:
The NIU Study Abroad Office is offering the scholarships directly to NIU students.

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