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Global Access Partnership

Tulips, Windmills and Ancient Architecture: Amsterdam and Budapest

March 2–9, 2018
 

Program Overview:

The Sykes College of Business Global Access Partnership (GAP) is an educational travel program designed to provide a platform for University community partners to experience the nuances of global markets and cultures firsthand so that they can confidently navigate the global business landscape. The program’s goal is to enable our stakeholders to explore key emerging markets in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East to enhance trade connections, learning and cultural appreciation. With a strategic mix of travel, classroom instruction and real-world experiences, the Global Access Partnership is infusing international competence into the Tampa Bay business community, providing access to expand local business abroad.

Key Program Benefits:

  • Travel: Travel with like-minded professionals to important developed and emerging markets to gain an understanding of cross-cultural trade and business practices.
  • Connections: Create a network of trade connections locally, and abroad, by meeting with high ranking government and corporate leaders.
  • Cultural insights: Experience foreign cultures firsthand by participating in intensive seven- to 10-day sessions in vital business hubs around the world.
  • Experience: Gain valuable international experience and become more culturally aware by exploring cultures and businesses in the fastest growing regions of the world.
  • Education: Advance your knowledge of developed and emerging markets as you participate in a customized program that features unique learning opportunities with our university partners abroad.

2018 Tentative Program Activities:
  • Overview of the Dutch economic and political landscape
  • Visit to Amsterdam School of Economics
  • Visit to the Peace Palace at The Hague
  • Tour of Budapest’s architectural gems: Hero Square, Parliament, Royal Castle and the Fisherman's Bastion and Citadel
  • Visit to Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing


Contact Us:

Learn more about how the Sykes College of Business Global Access Partnership can connect your business abroad.

Global Access Partnership
401 W. Kennedy Blvd, Box O
Tampa, FL 33606-1490                                                                                                                   
jluce@ut.edu