Summer Business Academy 2020

Welcome

Join our international community

We love welcoming international students to Queen’s University Belfast.
Queen’s currently has over 2,500 international students from 78 different countries. You will learn about Business from our academic experts in Queen’s Management School, and guest speakers from multinational companies.
Outside of the classroom, there will be a range of historical and cultural field trips in Belfast and Northern Ireland.

To receive updates on 2020 programme details please register your details below.

 

 


Purpose-built for management

World class teaching in exceptional surroundings

Riddel Hall provides the School with academic and support offices; postgraduate research rooms for students and research fellows; a range of fully equipped teaching facilities with varying capacities from small syndicate rooms to a 120- seat tiered lecture theatre; two computer suites; the Trading Room; the Placement Office; resource accommodation; flexible space for large group teaching and conference use; and communal support facilities including catering accommodation to encourage social and intellectual interaction.


Experience our beautiful city

Number 1 Region In the World to Visit (Lonely Planet 2017)

Queen’s University is located in the heart of Belfast, one of Europe’s most friendly and
fashionable regional capitals. The beauty is that it’s all packed into a compact city that is easy, and
safe, to explore. You will study and live in the heart of the leafy Queen’s Quarter district, and your
home from home for 10 days is packed with arts, culture and great food and drink establishments
to suit every budget! You will learn about Business and Entrepreneurship from our academic
experts in Queen’s Management School, and guest speakers from multinational companies.


2020 Summer Business Academy Provisional Schedule

The information provided below is a draft example of the proposed 2020 Schedule - final details will be confirmed later in the year.

Date (TBC)

Activity - Provisional Details Only

Saturday 

Airport Pick Up

Queen’s Welcome dinner with staff and students

Sunday 

Morning: Belfast Orientation Day - City Tour and Titanic Museum

 

Evening: Group dinner and activities

Monday 

Morning: Marketing - Convincing people to buy your products is a key factor in business
success, and in this session students will be introduced to some key concepts about the marketing mix.

 

Afternoon: Industry Visit

 

Evening: Group dinner and activities

Tuesday 

Morning: Principles of Economics - This session will introduce students to key concepts in the modern theory of competitive markets and their role in the global economy.

 

Afternoon: Campus Tour and Ulster Museum

 

Evening: Group dinner and activities

 

Wednesday

Morning: Leadership - Students will study how leaders develop future vision, and how
they motivate, manage and change people and organisation to achieve the vision.

 

Afternoon: Academic Challenge

 

Evening: Group dinner and activities

Thursday 

Morning: Financial Statements - Students will learn how Income Statements, Balance Sheets, and Cash Flow Statements, can help managers and shareholders analyse how companies are performing.

 

Afternoon: Industry Visit 

 

Evening: Group dinner and activities

Friday 

Morning: Ratio Analysis - The Financial Trading Room will be used to access performance ratios using live data, to allow students to evaluate the profitability, liquidity and valuation of companies.

 

Afternoon: Industry Visit

 

Evening: Group dinner and activities

Saturday

Social Programme in Belfast, lunch and dinner

Sunday

Giant’s Causeway/Game of Thrones Bus Tour, lunch and dinner

Monday 

Morning: Summary of School Academy and Presentation of Certificates

 

Farewell Lunch

 

Register Your Interest

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