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Plan your business studies trip to NYC

Tuesday September 29, 2015

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Known as the city that never sleeps, a trip to New York can be crammed full of educational and cultural visits to suit your classrooms studies, including some of the World’s most famous attractions. Below are some of the most popular visits and workshops for Business Studies & Economics groups. 

Financial district guided walking tour

Take a guided walking tour of Manhattan, visiting some of the most famous financial areas of New York City such as Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange and Battery Park. Tailored to take you to see whatever is of interest to you and your students, get in touch with one of our team today.

Museum of American finance

Located at 48 Wall Street in a historic bank building, the Museum is constantly evolving with informative exhibitions related to all areas of finance including trading, market fluctuations, a history of money and more. As well as a guided tour, students can take part in educational workshops taught in the centre by museum and industry experts.

Workshops include "Banking in America",How to Analyse a Stock and Your Money and Your Success. From helping students understand why banks are important to the overall US economy and what role the Federal Reserve plays in our banking system, to the basics of stocks and the stock market there is something for all your financially savvy students.

Other popular options include;

• Finance Changes China
• History of Derivatives
• Money: A History
• Open Outcry: Trading Then and Now
• Secret Life of Money

The Power of Advertising with an Industry Expert 

A different approach to business studies is to examine how different techniques can influence decisions. This unique opportunity invites pupils to participate in a 90 minute session, meeting with a professional who works in Television Advertising on Madison Avenue; the home of New York’s advertising industry. Groups can explore how the latest industry techniques and technology can influence consumers’ decisions.

United Nations Building

A guided tour of the United Nations headquarters in New York can offer your students a behind-the-scenes view of this organisation at work, looking at the decisions regarding peace, justice and economic social well-being throughout the world.

Meet a NYC Business Professional

We have a number of Business experts in New York with a range of business specialisms that would love to discuss their career with your group and take questions.  Popular topics include Finance, Marketing and Advertising with sessions lasting one hour.

The Empire State Building

A trip to New York wouldn’t be complete without visiting the iconic Empire State Building. Standing tall at 443 metres high, it offers unparalleled views of the city and is one of the most popular attractions in New York City. The tower, originally built to receive airships, is the tallest building in New York City. The building took just fifteen months to complete, having been begun in January 1930 and completed in May 1931.

There are many more enlightening trips to plan when visiting this impressive city, from a behind the scenes visit to Macy’s department store, to the Federal Reserve Bank Museum and a tour of a Brooklyn Brewery highlighting this small but ambitious brewery’s extraordinary success, which are all well worth a visit.

To learn more about the best places to visit during a school trip to New York, please get in touch.Call our Business Studies specialists today on 
01253 441900.