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.
Links to photos, readings, articles and news about Croatia and Leadership Wisconsin’s 2018 seminar.
Meet the individuals who will be joining Leadership Wisconsin on the International Travel Seminar to Croatia.
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Applications for the International Travel Seminar to Croatia are no longer being accepted.
International Travel Seminar – Croatia Updates
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Written by: Tim Baye, Co-Chair, Leadership Wisconsin 2018 Croatia Seminar As I sit at my desk fending off the frigid “Saskatchewan Screamer” of 2017-18 my mind has wandered to our upcoming adventure to Hrvatska. I am honored and excited to be one of you seminar leaders. [Read Tim’s Bio]. I expect to send off a number of […]
In the second photo journal featuring images of Croatia, the destination for our International Travel Seminar in Spring 2018, we explore some of the country’s private sector businesses and entrepreneurial ventures. Leadership Wisconsin Executive Director, Sarah Schlosser, was accompanied by International Seminar Co-Chairs, Tim Baye and Joan Gillman, on their pre-trip to Croatia in March […]
Leadership Development Organization Takes Wisconsin Residents Across The Globe Madison, WI: Leadership Wisconsin, a statewide leadership development organization working to strengthen Wisconsin, is accepting applications for Seminar Scholars to travel to Croatia or Finland for an International Travel Seminar in spring 2018. These unique educational experiences offer accepted Seminar Scholars the opportunity to study leadership […]
Written by Tim Baye, International Travel Seminar Co-Chair Experiences outside your comfort zone frequently spawn unanticipated opportunities to learn and grow. Spice up that zone by experiencing a rich and a turbulent history amidst stunning–yet familiar–landscapes. Include a transitioning society from highly structured and market-based to a chaotic democracy and welcome to Leadership Wisconsin’s International […]
This March, Leadership Wisconsin Executive Director, Sarah Schlosser, and International Seminar Co-Chairs, Tim Baye and Joan Gillman, embarked on a pre-trip to Croatia where they began preparation for the International Travel Seminar to Croatia for spring of 2018. In the coming months we will release photo journals from their travels where readers can get a […]