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Study Tours

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Business Program

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Indigenous art with students

IES Study Tour Business Stream includes a range of activities and workshops around tourism and business. From IES original and unique Virtual Business Enterprise (VBE) workshop where students work together in project team to manage a business enterprise in a computer-based business virtual world, to talks by and networking with inspirational Australian entrepreneurs, and visits to Brisbane beautiful business district and surrounding areas, there is much to learn and discover!

Example Schedule Week 1

Time Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
9:00 - 10:00 Arrival at Brisbane International Airport Orientation at IES College & Campus Tour Leadership Skills Workshop Debating Workshop The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus Tour Indigenous Art Workshop Springbrook Rainforest tour
10:30 - 12:00 Arrival at Brisbane International Airport Critical Thinking Workshop Leadership Skills Workshop Debating Workshop The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus Tour Indigenous Art Workshop Springbrook Rainforest tour
13:00 - 14:30 Free time with homestay families Virtual Business Enterprise Public Speaking Workshop Company visit (hospitality) Skills for Careers Australian geography and weekly review Springbrook Rainforest tour
15:00 - 17:00 Free time with homestay families Virtual Business Enterprise Present to Class Company visit (hospitality) Skills for Careers Australian geography and weekly review Springbrook Rainforest tour

Example Schedule Week 2

Time Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
9:00 - 10:00 Free time with homestay families Opinions – conflict resolution and responding Indigenous Art Workshop Cultural Competency Workshop Company visit (innovation) Comparing cultures Flight departure
9:00 - 10:00 Free time with homestay families Opinions – conflict resolution and responding (role playing) Indigenous Art Workshop Cultural Competency Workshop Company visit (innovation) Comparing cultures Flight departure
13:00 - 14:30 Free time with homestay families English Language: Role playing Recycling facility – art and design workshop Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Business English Program review and evaluation  
13:00 - 14:30 Free time with homestay families English Language: Role playing Recycling facility – art and design workshop Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Business English Graduation  


Are you currently studying in Australia and ready to boost your confidence while establishing some rewarding connections before finishing your degree?
Check out IES 1 Day Young Entrepreneur Workshop!

For students ready to join the workforce, students eager to one day become entrepreneurs or young entrepreneurs ready to upskill and take the next step up in their career, IES also offers a Young Entrepreneur Workshop.

In this workshop, you will learn how to develop and run your own business in a computer-based virtual world, work in teams on activities to boost your confidence and leadership skills and learn the best way to brand yourself in order to attract potential employer.

You will hear from real world entrepreneurs and employment professionals; you will be able to ask questions and network in small groups environment.

Participants develop creative capacity, build entrepreneurial confidence, leadership skills and learn how to start their career in the best possible light.

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Women in Leadership Summit 2018

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For professional women who actively pursue leadership roles all over the world, we also provide a platform for you to connect, share ideas, build networks, and inspire each other. Over five days, the participants will undertake a series of talk, workshops and visits to enhance their leadership skills and confidence.

IES Women in Leadership Summit will be run in November 2018.


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