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

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, […]

Baye’s Pre-Croatia Blog: An Invitation for Adventurous Dining, January 3, 2018

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 […]

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PHOTOS: Entrepreneurship, From Vision to Action

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 Wisconsin Seeks Seminar Scholars for International Travel Seminars

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 […]

Seven Skills Leaders Will Learn From Croatia

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 […]

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PHOTOS: The Buildings, The Sights of Croatia

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 […]

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Leadership Wisconsin Announces 2018 International Seminar Destination

Leadership Wisconsin is pleased to announce Croatia (Hrvatska) as the International Seminar destination for spring of 2018. Throughout the programs’ history, the International Seminar has provided invaluable experience in leadership development, cultural understanding, and personal growth. We are excited to share all that Croatia has to offer with dedicated leaders in Wisconsin. Meet the Co-Chairs […]

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