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In this Leadership in a Croatian Winterland 1-week program, taking place from December 27, 2019 – January 3, 2020, the Zagreb School of Economics and Management a group of international students from around the world to gain insight into the topics of Croatia’s economic development, strategic leadership and human resources while experiencing Zagreb Advent, which was ranked the ‘‘best Christmas Market” in all of Europe for the past three years..

The lecture part of the program includes morning and afternoon lectures on five days, while students will have many opportunities in the evenings for activities such as ice skating, snowboarding, skiing, classical concerts on Christmas balconies, pop-up winter garden concerts, gourmet food and drink sampling, souvenir shopping at the Christmas Fair, and many more cultural activities.

The full program consists of various activities such as a trip to world-renowned national park Plitvice Lakes National Park, tickets to Croatian National Theatre performance, guided tour of Zagreb, company visits, welcome and farewell event, and public transportation tickets

Croatia is an ideal location for such a course because it is safe, affordable, friendly, beautiful and most everyone speaks English.


Program Highlights

  • exploring Zagreb Advent outdoor festival through organized tours
  • company visits
  • speakers on Leadership, Strategy, HR & Croatian Culture
  • Croatian National Theatre performance ticket
  • group meals, including welcome and farewell dinner
  • day trip to Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • public transportation tickets


What students say about ZSEM?

Vitor Duarte

Professors at ZSEM are great since they resort to several innovative teaching methods, and most of the times I was able to learn from their personal experiences on the market. All of these made me feel very interested in the courses I was taking at the time and made me want to go for further knowledge.

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