business students prepare for netherlands tour
students from Lethbridge Community Colleges Business Administration
program will travel to the Netherlands this month as part of a course
in International Business.
February 18 to 27, 11 students from LCCs Business Administration
program will tour the Netherlands as part of an International Business
students, led by LCC instructors, Carolyn Clark, John Russell and
Ray Ault, will be hosted by faculty and students from ROC Midden-Brabant
College Economie in Tilburg,a medium-sized city in south-central
representatives from the Lethbridge and District Community Futures
Development Corporation will also accompany the LCC contingent.
In exchange for some financial support towards the trip, Community
Futures has contracted with the students to assist in researching
business opportunities in the Netherlands.
and faculty from the Tilburg institution have made two previous
visits to LCC in the past. This is the first time LCC students are
making a return visit. Also, in the past two years six ROC students
have completed work experience placements with Lethbridge businesses.
the way to Tilburg, the students will try to get a flavour of European
business as much as possible. After landing in London, England,
they will tour Harrods, one of the worlds largest retail
stores and then travel through the Chunnel to Brussels, Belgium,
to see the European Union Parliament Buildings.
in Tilburg, the students will tour the city and visit a number of
local businesses as well as have a guided tour of Rotterdam Harbour,
one of the worlds largest seaports.
has a long history of textile production and students will see current
textile operations and a museum dedicated to the textile industry.
In between students will attend classes with their Dutch colleagues.
The LCC group will be billeted by ROC students and faculty. The
students depart from Amsterdam for return to Lethbridge on February
Business Administration instructor John Russell, 320-3305.
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