Business Studies at Disneyland® Paris

Business Studies at Disneyland® Paris

If you’re looking for a magical trip to inspire and engage your students, Disneyland® Paris offers the ideal location for students of all kinds of subjects. Home to countless rollercoasters and rides, all sat alongside the iconic Disney castle, this fantastical theme park also offers students the chance to enhance their learning experience through a series of eye-opening seminars for their chosen subject.

Those studying the world of business might wish to attend The Business Studies Seminar at Disneyland® Paris, where they can expand their knowledge through a series of seminars and workshops suited to their curriculum. As a prefered partner of Disneyland® Paris, Study Experiences can arrange subject specific trips to support your student’s education.

The experience

The Business Studies Study Experience at Disneyland® Paris is a valuable, proven seminar and workshop-based education programme.

The key to the education programme is that it provides the opportunity for your students to experience and learn about their subject in a highly stimulating, real life environment from leading practitioners in their fields.

3 Days from £245 - 16 to 18 November 2020
4 Days from £339 - 15 to 18 November 2020

Seminars for 2021 are on sale now, with departures starting on 20th January 2021 and continuing through February 2021. Prices start from £255. 

 

Learning objectives

This experience covers key material from the most popular Business Studies examination specifications, while creating an interesting and exciting learning experience for your students. Our aim is to bring classroom teaching alive through an exploration of the working practices at Disneyland® Paris.

Your trip can be tailored to any curriculum, and covers a host of key topics to provide students with a varied and memorable experience to later apply to their studies and examinations. These topics include business practises, marketing , marketing methods, finance, market research and human resources.

Whilst on your school trip to Disneyland® Paris, your itinerary will include a curriculum-led seminar, an interactive workshop, subject-specific assignments, as well as entry to the resort parks.

Accommodation

The price of your study trip will include a stay at Disney’s Hotel Cheyenne – where Wild West themed rooms and the western-style Chuck Wagon Café buffet restaurant awaits. Here, students will be able to experience the magic of their favourite Hollywood westerns, before heading to the park for their learning experience.

Get in touch

Our team are experts in crafting the perfect study trip for students of all kinds of subjects. Each year, over 30,000 students travel with us, meaning that we’re well versed in creating learning experiences across all kinds of curriculums.

If you’re interested in booking your school’s place on The Business Studies Study Experience at Disneyland® Paris, get a quick quote today and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss further.

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01 Sample Itineraries

3 Day Tour - Sample

Day 1

Morning

Your coach will collect you from your school or college early in the morning for the journey to the Channel port and your crossing to Calais.

Afternoon

Once in France, the journey from Calais to Disneyland® Paris takes approximately five hours. You will be greeted by the resort team and given your park passes and they will go over your itinerary.

Evening

You will have a seminar that evening and then dinner and free time.

Day 2

Morning

After breakfast at your accommodation you will have your subject specific workshop.

Afternoon

Enjoy your free time in the Disneyland® Park and Walt Disney Studios® Park.

Evening

In addition to more free time in the Disneyland® Park and Walt Disney Studios® Park, to round off your day, we recommend once again booking one of our meal deal options.

Day 3

Morning

Following breakfast, it’s time to check out. During the morning, you will re-board your coach and begin the journey back to Calais for your return Channel crossing, arriving at your school or college during the evening.

Evening

Evening arrival at school or college.

4 Day Tour

Day 1

Morning

Your coach will collect you from your school or college early in the morning for the journey to the Channel port and your crossing to Calais.

Afternoon

Once in France, the journey from Calais to Disneyland® Paris takes approximately five hours. You will be greeted by the resort team and given your park passes and they will go over your itinerary.

Evening

For dinner we recommend you pre-book one of our meal deal options. Free time in the evening.

Day 2

Morning

Following breakfast your students will enjoy unlimited access to both Disneyland® Park and Walt Disney Studios® Park. You park access is unlimited for the day.

Evening

In the evening you’ll have your first seminar followed by your evening meal and free time.

Day 3

Morning

Enjoy another full day around the Disney® Parks. For those who didn’t have the seminar 1 yesterday (on day 2) you will have the first seminar on day 3 followed by a workshop at some point that afternoon. For those who had the Seminar 1, you will have the workshop in the morning and the final seminar in the afternoon or the following day before you leave resort.

Evening

For dinner we recommend you pre-book one of our meal deal options. Free time in the evening.

Day 4

Morning

Group will have breakfast followed by the last of the seminars before you travel home. During the morning, you will re- board your coach and begin the journey back to Calais for your return Channel crossing, arriving at your school or college during the evening.

Evening

Evening arrival at school or college

4 Day Tour inc. Paris

Day 1

Morning

Your coach will collect you from your school or college early in the morning for the journey to the Channel port and your crossing to Calais.

Afternoon

Once in France, the journey from Calais to Disneyland® Paris takes approximately five hours. You will be greeted by the resort team and given your park passes and they will go over your itinerary.

Evening

For dinner we recommend you pre-book one of our meal deal options. Free time in the evening.

Day 2

Morning

Group will have breakfast (your time will be given to you in resort at check-in). If you are going to Paris, then you will have the time agreed in resort with the driver and it will take an hour to the centre of Paris and they will drop you off at the Eiffel Tower. The pickup will be agreed with the driver from the same place as the drop off and usually 4-5 hours in Paris.

Evening

In the evening you’ll have your first seminar followed by your evening meal and free time.

Day 3

Morning

Enjoy another full day around the Disney® Parks. For those who didn’t have the seminar 1 yesterday (on day 2) you will have the first seminar on day 3 followed by a workshop at some point that afternoon. For those who had the Seminar 1, you will have the workshop in the morning and the final seminar in the afternoon or the following day before you leave resort.

Evening

For dinner we recommend you pre-book one of our meal deal options. Free time in the evening.

Day 4

Morning

Group will have breakfast followed by the last of the seminars before you travel home. During the morning, you will re- board your coach and begin the journey back to Calais for your return Channel crossing, arriving at your school or college during the evening.

Evening

Evening arrival at school or college

02 Learning Objectives

We cover key material from the most popular Business Studies examination specifications. Our aim is to bring classroom teaching alive through an exploration of the working practices at Disneyland® Paris.

Key Topics

Business Practises

  • Global businesses
  • Profit and loss

Marketing 

  • Marketing objectives
  • Brand values

Marketing Methods 

  • The four P's
  • SWOT analysis
  • Business advertising
  • Social media
  • Web and online services

 

Finance 

  • Strategy planning
  • Factors affecting pricing, demographic impact, external shocks
  • Fixed and variable costs
  • Economies of scale
  • Gross profit and break even point
  • Annual and quarterly budgets and forecasting

Market Research 

  • Primary and secondary research
  • Guest profiling
  • Understanding and implementing client needs

Human Resources 

  • Chain of command
  • Recruitment, selection and motivation
  • Human resource management
  • Motivation, team work and attitude

03 What's Included

Take a look at our Business Studies at Disneyland® Paris Brochure for prices 

Your tour price will include:

  • Return coach travel and Channel crossings
  • Two nights' accommodation at Disney's Hotel Cheyenne, situated at Disneyland Paris
  • Continental breakfasts
  • One day Hopper Ticket for both Disneyland® Park and Walt Disney Studios® Park
  • One curriculum-led seminar featuring subject-specific case studies, interviews with Disneyland® Paris managers and exclusive behind-the-scenes video footage
  • Interactive workshop
  • Subject-specific assignments
  • Study Experiences Education Pack
  • Services of the Study Experiences resort services and education teams throughout your stay
  • One free teacher place for every ten students

The Four Day Study Experience includes all of the above with an extra's night's hotel accommodation and either a day in Paris or a second day in the Disney® Parks.

04 Alternative Transport Options

Hull-Zeebrugge Five Day Tour with crossings

Ideal for groups based in the north of England and Scotland.

Days One & Two 

You will be collected by coach from your school or college and take an overnight crossing on the ferry, with cabin berths included. On arrival in Zeebrugge, you will travel on to Disneyland® Paris, where there will be some time in the late afternoon to enjoy admission to Disneyland® Park and Walt Disney Studios® Park.

Day Three

Your day will include your chosen workshop/seminar plus a day’s admission to both Disneyland® Park and Walt Disney Studios® Park.

Days Four & Five

This morning you have the opportunity of visiting Paris en-route to Zeebrugge in time for your overnight crossing back to Hull, once again with cabin berths included. On arrival in Hull you will complete your journey back to your school or college.

Eurostar Travel Option

We are able to offer both the three and four day tours with return Eurostar travel from London St Pancras, Ebbsfleet or Ashford International Stations to Disneyland® Paris.

The Eurostar high-speed rail service brings you to the centre of Disneyland® Paris from London in just over two and a half hours.

As the Eurostar service arrives during the early afternoon and departs in the evening, we offer the option to pre-book additional days’ entry to the Disney® Parks. Please note that you will need to make your own travel arrangements to St Pancras, Ebbsfleet or Ashford stations.

Flight Travel Option

We are also able to offer both the three and four day tours with flights to Paris from your choice of Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, London Luton, London Gatwick, Manchester and Newcastle airports.

In France, we will then provide return coach transfers between the airport and Disneyland® Paris, however please note that you will need to make your own travel arrangements to and from your chosen UK departure airport.On confirmation of your flight times, should timings permit, we will offer the opportunity to purchase additional days’ entry to the Disney® Parks.

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