Study Trip 2011

Last Day in Moscow

We left Moscow with many memories and good experiences and could all agree that it had been a fantastic trip to a city we would not have visited on our own. BI – year 2010/2011 thanks our sponsors for making this trip possible.  

Day 7 – Moscow Trip

Day 7 – Moscow Trip

We spent our final day doing some more sightseeing where we among other things went to the National Museum, walked around the small streets of the city and saw many more of the dome churches that are in the city. We also did some shopping and ended the day by going to a very nice steak house and then had…read more →

Day 6 – Moscow Trip

Sunday was Labor Day and we went to see the demonstrations on the main streets, which were all closed due to the arrangement. The streets were filled with red flags and posters and people held speeches, quite like we do back home. At 1 PM we had arranged to meet with the student from Logistic and all take a guided…read more →

Day 5 – Moscow Trip

Day 5 – Moscow Trip

Saturday was soccer day. We all went with the subway to the stadium, together with hundreds and hundreds of other fans. The two teams, CSKA Moscow and Spartak Moscow, are archrivals and therefore the game was controlled by lots of police, security guards and dogs. It was very fascinating watching the fans in the metro before the game and throughout…read more →

Day 4 – Moscow Trip

Day 4 – Moscow Trip

Our last company visit was at a Danfoss factory in one of the big industrial areas in Moscow. At Danfoss the General Manager gave us an introduction to quality control and a guided tour around the factory. We had hired a small bus to take us to the factory and when we drove back into the city we found the…read more →

Day 3 – Moscow Trip

Day 3 – Moscow Trip

The next day we visited Microsoft, where Chief of Staff (and also Lau Geckler’s wife) Aliona Geckler, gave us a general introduction to how business planning works in Microsoft, Russia. It was sometimes quite the challenge since Russia spans over nine different time zones, and the trip from Moscow to Vladivostok takes longer than from Moscow to New York –…read more →

Day 2 – Moscow Trip

Day 2 – Moscow Trip

The next morning we woke up early in the morning and had breakfast served in the hostel. The breakfast consisted of toast, yoghurt and bananas, and was served by a big Russian momma, who did not care about hygiene, so she contin- ued to blow her nose while toasting the bread! After breakfast we went outside and saw the hostel…read more →

Day 1 – Moscow Trip

Day 1 – Moscow Trip

After more than 14 hours of traveling 11 boys and girls arrived in Moscow late at night. After having gotten our luggage, which was sponsored by the company Affecto, we were in a hurry to catch the last train that could take us to the center of Moscow. This was where we met our first challenge in getting around in…read more →