International Business Education, Surfing, Diving, Fishing, Yachting and Adventure Tour
Surf, fish, hike, dive, snorkel, navigate and photograph all your experiences….while you develop a business plan that might change your life.
The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
This quote is also true when considering today’s business environment. As the world marketplace continues to become more connected, an understanding of international business is essential to succeed.
This trip is your chance to gain experience in the international business arena that will give you an advantage when you choose your path through life.
Why Panama? Panama is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Panama’s real GDP growth was 10.6% in 2011 vs. the United States’ 1.7% GDP growth*. The country’s economic growth can be attributed to the Panama Canal, exports and international banking. Panama is also home to the second largest free trade zone in the world, a booming tourism industry and plentiful natural resources. The United States recently signed a free trade agreement with Panama in 2010. Panama uses the US dollar as its currency and most business professionals speak English and Spanish. Panama is an excellent place to learn about international business and have a great time!
This trip will introduce you to some of the most influential people in Panama. Learn how to develop a successful international business while having a great time with experienced watermen and guides!
Transit the Panama Canal aboard a ship and visit the offices of the agencies who control it.
Learn to fish, dive, surf and explore with professionals guides.
Visit a World Heritage Site with Smithsonian scientists.
Learn about professional photography and its importance in business.
Receive 20 hours credit for community service while helping local children in remote villages.
Meet managers and owners of some of the top resort and tourism destinations in Panama.
Learn from top international lawyers how details such as taxes, import and export fees, banking, and supply and demand all need to be considered when doing business in Panama.
Meet influential Panamanian businessmen and women who will describe how to create a successful international business model.