AGSM 2018 International Business Experience (IBE) and Study Tours

AGSM International Business Experience (IBE) and Study Tours provide students with a unique opportunity to experience business environments that are culturally, physically and institutionally different from those in Australia. 


In September 2018, students have the opportunity to visit Beijing, Shenzhen and Hong Kong for the 10 day AGSM 2018 China/Hong Kong IBE that provides an immersive, holistic approach to teaching and learning, incorporating both conceptual and experiential knowledge. The AGSM 2018 China/Hong Kong IBE is open to all AGSM MBA students.

In December 2018, students have the opportunity to participate in the 5 day Silicon Valley Study Tour that is focused on entrepreneurship and innovation. The AGSM 2018 Silicon Valley Study Tour   is open to all AGSM MBA students.

Spaces are limited and applicants are considered for participation on the basis of the quality of their application, progression potential and cohort diversity. Other factors such as ambassadorial qualities and strong academic standing (WAM) may also be taken into account in your application.

Why choose an AGSM IBE or Study Tour?

  • Study in an intensive format and gain 6 units of credit
  • Gain valuable insight into the operations of progressive global corporations in different countries
  • Build a strong international network and make life-long friends

AGSM 2018 International Business Experience (IBE) China/Hong Kong 

4-15 September 2018

IBE China/Hong Kong course overview

Study tour dates – 5-15 September 2018

Applications open 9.30am Monday 5 March 2018 (online)

Applications close 13 March 2018

Outcomes advised 15 March 2018 (via email)

Sample application

The International Business Experience (IBE)  provides an immersive, holistic approach to teaching and learning, it is not only conceptual knowledge but also experiential knowledge to gain the necessary skills to become a global leader. 

During this course, students will hear from industry leaders, government officials, business professionals, and academic experts with a pre-departure day in Sydney followed by a ten-day immersion in the business, cultural and social aspects of each city visited. Being able to identify and capitalise on opportunities is something that cannot be learned without being exposed more intensely to the new global business environment.

AGSM 2018 Silicon Valley
Study Tour

17-22 December 2018


Silicon Valley Study Tour course overview

Study tour dates - 17-22 December 2018

Applications open 9.30am Monday 5 March 2018 (online)

Application close 8 March 2018

Outcomes advised 12 March 2018 (via email)

Sample application

The Silicon Valley study tour provides students with an opportunity to get deeper insight into the world’s most successful start-up ecosystem and to identify the lessons that can be learnt for countries and individual companies that are seeking to enhance innovation and foster greater levels of entrepreneurship. 

During this course students will spend five days meeting with and gaining insights from entrepreneurs, investors, executives and industry experts who are living and working in the Valley and will develop practical insights and a fresh perspective that will enable them to apply to their organisation, regardless of company size.

Contact details

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Past IBE Study Tours