Excursion Committee

Who are we?

The excursions Committee is Recruiting!

This is your opportunity to join a dynamic team full of energy and motivation that plans business trips all over the world. This will boost your resume and help you network.
If you are interested in joining us, please send your CV and Motivational Letter to excursions@sa-focus.com.

what do we do?

our goal

Organize trips and company visits abroad to enhance the international experience of IB and IFMC students

The Excursion Committee provides IB and IFMC students with the opportunity to travel abroad to experience first-hand how companies operate in different countries. This will improve cultural awareness and provide a unique business view of countries across the world.

what we organise

All the multiple-day trips of FOCUS, including:

  • International Study Trip in October (“the big trip”)
  • International Study Trip in February or March (“the small trip”)

This will involve organizing two international study trips throughout the school year.

future and previous excursions

NEW YORK, USA

October 2017

More information coming soon!

HONG KONG

October 2016

The Excursions Committee planned an eight day trip to Hong Kong. They visited: 
Saab, an automobile manufacturer
Randstad, Dutch Multinational Human Resources consulting firm
Towngas, the sole provider of gas in Hong Kong and one of the oldest companies in the territory
Atradius, an insurance company that provides trade credit insurance, surety and collections services worldwide 
Colliers International, Canada-based global real estate services organisation
Rabobank, Dutch Multinational banking and financial services company
Victoria Peak, a mountain on the western half of Hong Kong. With an elevation of 552m, its the highest mountain in Hong Kong

PARIS, FRANCE

 

 

June 2016

In Paris, the Excursion Committee had planned an exciting visit to
– Alphabet France, a subsidiary to the BMW Group,
 – Marriott International, a American multinational diversified hospitality company,
– International Chamber of Commerce, and
– the ESCE International Business School, one of our partner exchange Universities.
The Paris Catacombs,
The Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower,
Le Lourve, and 
Arc de Triomphe. 

 

This trip spanned over 3 days (7th of June till the 9th of June) in Paris.

 

DUBLIN, IRELAND

February 2016 

In Dublin, the Excursion Team had organised company visits to 
– the Royal Dutch Embassy
– Kingston Technologies, an American Multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures and sells Memory products, 
– SAP, software corporation that makes enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations, 
– LinkedIn, a business orenitated service that is used for mostly  professional networking via mobile apps and websites, and 
– State Street, financial service and bank holding company. 

Around 28 students and teachers had visited Dublin. This is also where the idea of HITS (The Hague Investment and Trade Society) was born. 

MILAN AND ZURICH, GERMANY

October 2015

In Milan, the Excursion Committee had organised visits to
CEVA: a global logistics supply chain company
Faster:  leading manufacturers in Eorupe for wide range of Laboratory equipment. 

In Zurich, they visited
UBS:Swiss Multinational Investment bank and Financial Service company
FIFA: International governing body of association football, futsal and beach soccer.
Swiss Cargo
Kuehne + Nagel: Global Transport and Logistics Company  

ANTWERP, BELGIUM

February 2015

More information coming soon!

DUBAI, UAE

October 2014 

More information coming soon! 

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