International Travel Seminar – Croatia

The 2018 International Travel Seminar is a fifteen-day educational experience in Croatia. Participants joining Leadership Wisconsin will study entrepreneurship as it relates to the turmoil and transition of the country’s past.

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Photos, Readings and News

Links to photos, readings, articles and news about Croatia and Leadership Wisconsin’s 2018 seminar.

 

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Seminar Participants

Meet the individuals who will be joining Leadership Wisconsin on the International Travel Seminar to Croatia.

 


Seminar Dashboard

This password protected page provides seminar information for individuals participating in the Croatia seminar.

 



Applications Closed

Applications for the International Travel Seminar to Croatia are no longer being accepted.

 

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Brochure and Highlights

Brochure and itinerary highlights used for marketing the Croatia seminar.

 


 

International Travel Seminar – Croatia Updates

Baye’s Pre-Croatia Blog: Entrepreneurial Leadership Through Turmoil and Transition, April 3, 2018

Written by: Tim Baye, Co-Chair, Leadership Wisconsin 2018 Croatia Seminar The title of our international seminar originated not in a brain-storming event involving Leadership Wisconsin folks stoked on too much coffee. No, this title reflects a moment, shall I be so bold as to claim an epiphany, in the middle of June 2001. I was […]

Erceg’s Connecting You to Croatia Blog: And there it is – Dubrovnik!, April 11, 2018

Written by : Aleksandar Erceg, Co-Chair, Leadership Wisconsin 2018 Croatia Seminar And there it is – Dubrovnik! The jewel of the Mediterranean and Croatia, the former independent city Republic, a MUST see in Croatia…. Just let yourself finish these sentences. This will be last stop of your trip in Croatia and this is the last blog (article) […]

Erceg’s Connecting You to Croatia Blog: There is no place like Split, March 30, 2018

Written by : Aleksandar Erceg, Co-Chair, Leadership Wisconsin 2018 Croatia Seminar There is no place like Split Welcome to Split! City of Split is almost 17 centuries old. It dates from the time the Roman Emperor Diocletian who built his palace on the peninsula near Romany City Salona (today Solin). During the last 1700 years, Diocletian’s […]

Erceg’s Connecting You to Croatia Blog: On the Road Again, Down the Dalmatian Coast, March 21, 2018

Written by : Aleksandar Erceg, Co-Chair, Leadership Wisconsin 2018 Croatia Seminar On the road again … And here we go again into the bus and let’s hit the road. Today we are driving toward Split and Dalmatia. You will see a lot of coasts but also some magnificent sights of inland while driving on our Dalmatina […]

Erceg’s Connecting You to Croatia Blog: Let’s Go Seaside to Rijeka, March 11, 2018

Written by : Aleksandar Erceg, Co-Chair, Leadership Wisconsin 2018 Croatia Seminar Let’s go to the seaside… At the end of your first week in Croatia, you say goodbye to so-called continental Croatia and will head toward the seaside – the most beautiful coast in the world. On your way to Rijeka you will pass through Lika […]

Erceg’s Connecting You to Croatia Blog: Politics and Geography, February 26, 2018

Written by: Aleksandar Erceg, Co-Chair, Leadership Wisconsin 2018 Croatia Seminar Government (Vlada), Parliament (Sabor), and the President (Predsjednik) are all situated in Zagreb. Zagreb is the place of political power of Croatia. Everything important is here. So that is why you will be there as well. And now something about the political system of Croatia…(not […]

Erceg’s Connecting You to Croatia Blog: Zagreb – Croatian Headquarters – Everything Important is Here!, February 21, 2018

Written by: Aleksandar Erceg, Co-Chair, Leadership Wisconsin 2018 Croatia Seminar Let’s go with blog No. 3 and talk (write) about Zagreb. Zagreb is the Croatian capital, largest city (with circa 850.000 inhabitants), the center of political, economic and basically any power. There is a saying – if you are not present in Zagreb then you […]

Erceg’s Connecting You to Croatia Blog: Transitioning Industry in Osijek, February 14, 2018

Written by: Aleksandar Erceg, Co-Chair, Leadership Wisconsin 2018 Croatia Seminar Osijek, Slavonia – what you will see and hear, and what we will only mention… During last year’s pre-visit to Osijek and Slavonia by the seminar co-chairs, we presented the best of what Osijek can offer in entrepreneurship, industry, agriculture and the IT sector. And […]

Baye’s Pre-Croatia Blog: Agrarian Roots, February 8, 2018

Written by: Tim Baye, Co-Chair, Leadership Wisconsin 2018 Croatia Seminar Agrarian roots. A history tied to the development of farming. Diversified production, with strong ties to livestock agriculture. Sound familiar? Well, such is the shared history of Wisconsin and Slavonia, the most eastern region of Croatia. Slavonia is Croatia’s breadbasket. The counties of Osijek-Baranja, Brod-Posavina, […]

Erceg’s Connecting You to Croatia Blog: First Stop – Osijek, Slavonia, February 5, 2018

Written by: Aleksandar Erceg, Co-Chair, Leadership Wisconsin 2018 Croatia Seminar I have just finished reading Tim Baye’s blog for pre-Croatia trip preparation and he started with good preparation for your visit to Croatia. As Tim mentioned five regions in Croatia, I will start with the last on his list but the first one you will […]

Baye’s Pre-Croatia Blog: An Educator’s Perspective on the Value of the International Seminar, January 23, 2018

Written by: Tim Baye, Co-Chair, Leadership Wisconsin 2018 Croatia Seminar Recently, I was asked to draft a response to the question: Help us better understand the value of the International Seminar in the field of education. What benefit will we, educators, receive from this experience? My response was as follows: Increasingly, perhaps even to go […]

Baye’s Pre-Croatia Blog: A Brief Comparison of Croatia and Wisconsin, January 11, 2018

Written by: Tim Baye, Co-Chair, Leadership Wisconsin 2018 Croatia Seminar As I sit at my desk, gazing outside the window, I see overcast and fog. The thermometer reads 44F, an appreciated break from the brutal cold of the past two weeks. I check in on the weather reports of three of our destination cities: Split, 53F, […]

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