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About Virtual Australia

IBS has developed a completely online program that allows you to interact with business executives in Australia. Using our vast network of relationships, you will have the opportunity to learn how companies in Australia are operating, adapting and being creative in these challenging times. Participants will get an inside look into the Australian economy, business etiquette and will explore some of the most famous locations in the country through live virtual tours. Participants will also have cross-cultural discussions with Australian students and collaborate with students from across the US. Earn credits, stay connected and capitalize on the opportunity to gain relevant international experience without leaving home.

Dates

12/12/2020 - 12/22/2020

Location

Connect to Sydney and Cairns from your home

Program Cost

$895

Application Deadline

November 30

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Destinations

  • Virtually Visit Sydney and Cairns.​

  • Experience virtual city tours to see the most well-known attractions, including the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Hartley’s Crocodile Farm, and more.

  •  Participate in various cultural activities and learn about life in Australia.

Business Experience

  • Learn from business executives at global companies such as ATEME, Reserve Bank of Australia, 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.

Why Virtual Study Abroad Now?

  • Meet with six global companies and learn about their response to COVID-19.

  • Discuss global supply chain interruptions, the extreme shifts in the global market, and the implications of working in a variety of industries.

  • Join the global conversation and gain new perspectives in a unique way.

  • Learn about international business from local executives during this historic time.

  • Demonstrate your creativity and adaptability to future employers by being one of the first to participate in a virtual study abroad experience.

  • Gain international experience and perspectives in a time where global travel is limited.

  • Connect and network with future business leaders from other US universities.

  • Access a global network of aspiring young leaders.

  • Stay on track and skill-up while staying at home.

  • Have an international experience without having to take time off work or school.

  • See the world without the jetlag!

How long are the Modules?

  • Students should expect each session to last one to two hours on average.

Program Fees

  • Includes a $500 rebate applicable towards a future travel study abroad seminar from IBS.

  • Does not include tuition from your university.

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Seminar Highlights

 
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What's Included

  • International company seminars

  • Networking opportunities

  • Experienced and dedicated US faculty leaders to provide guidance, insight, and direction

  • Sightseeing and unique activities

  • Personal advisor to help you with questions, concerns, processes

  • Easy online access to academic reading materials, and program itinerary

  • Access to our Alumni & Professional Network

  • Receive an Alumni Scholarship for a future IBS program

  • Gain valuable business experience for your resume and career