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  • BA 398 London FINAL PPT

    1. 1. London, England<br />BA 398: International Business Experience<br />Amanda Kemmerer, KonstantinaPapathomas,<br />Sean Van Kersen, & Matthew Vital<br />
    2. 2. Overview<br /><ul><li>History
    3. 3. Government
    4. 4. Geography
    5. 5. Demography
    6. 6. Economy
    7. 7. Transportation
    8. 8. Education
    9. 9. Sports
    10. 10. Culture</li></li></ul><li>History<br />
    11. 11. History<br />Prehistory & Antiquity<br />1st major settlement by Romans<br />London becames capital of Roman province of Britannia<br />Lundenwic settled<br />Middle Ages<br />Roman rule ends<br />Lundenwic continues to rise<br />Vicking attacks<br />Black death<br />
    12. 12. Westminister Abbey<br />
    13. 13. History<br />Early Modern Era<br />Reformation<br />Mercantilism<br />Great Fire<br />London expands<br />Crime increases<br />
    14. 14. The Great Fire<br />
    15. 15. History<br />Late Modern Era<br />Mid-19th & mid-20th century:<br />Cholera epidemics<br />Infrastructure expansion <br />1948 summer Olympics<br />Great Smog of 1952<br />Immigration<br />Late 20th century:<br />Population decline<br />Thames Barrier completed<br />Government rearrangement <br />
    16. 16. Thames Barrier<br />
    17. 17. Government<br />
    18. 18. Government<br />Divided into 2 tiers<br />City-wide<br />Greater London Authority (GLA)<br />Local<br />33 smaller authorities<br />GLA<br />Mayor <br />London Assembly<br />
    19. 19. GLA<br />
    20. 20. Government<br />Policing<br />Metropolitan Police Force<br />City of LondonPolice<br />London Fire Brigade<br />London Ambulance Service NHS Trust<br />
    21. 21. Government<br />Seat of Government of UK<br />British Parliament<br />“Mother of Parliaments”<br />
    22. 22. Geography<br />
    23. 23. Geography<br />“London” is defined in a number of ways for different purposes.<br />Greater London= top level administrative subdivision covering London<br />City of London= The small ancient core that once contained the whole settlement<br />
    24. 24. Geography<br />Outward expansion of London is prevented by the Metropolitan Green Belt<br />Protected open land<br />London is split by the river Thames<br />North, South, and an informal Central London<br />
    25. 25. Geography<br />London covers an area of 1,579 square kilometers<br />Climate:<br />Temperate marine climate<br />City rarely sees extremely high or low temps<br />Receives only an average of 1468 hr of sun/year<br />Spring: Mild days and Cool evenings<br />
    26. 26. Demography<br />London’s population peaked at 8,615,245 in 1939 before WW1<br />Ethnic Groups:<br />69% white<br />13.3% South Asian<br />2.4% Pakistani <br />2.3% Bangladeshis<br />2.0% Other Asian<br />10.6% Black<br />
    27. 27. Demography<br />Religion:<br />58.2% Christians<br />15.8% No Religion<br />8.5% Muslim<br />4.1% Hindus<br />2.1% Jewish<br />
    28. 28. Economy<br />
    29. 29. Economy<br />20% of UK’s GDP<br />Largest financial center alongside NYC<br />Largest industry: finance<br />+480 overseas banks<br />Effected by financial crisis<br />
    30. 30. Economy<br />FTSE 100<br />Home to<br />Bank of England<br />London Stock Exchange <br />Lloyds of London<br />Media distribution industry<br />
    31. 31. Canary Wharf<br />
    32. 32. Economy<br />Tourism<br />£15 billion yearly<br />Most visited city worldwide<br />
    33. 33. Transportation Systems<br />
    34. 34. Transportation Systems<br />St. Pancras International- High speed train station<br /><ul><li>Railways- commonly utilized form of travel
    35. 35. 3 million journeys a day/ over 1billion per year
    36. 36. London Underground “the tube” is the oldest and second longest metro system in the world dating since 1863
    37. 37. Commended city with best public transport</li></ul>High speed train<br /><ul><li>Buses & Trams- one of largest bus network worldwide
    38. 38. 24 hrs/day, 8000 buses, 700 bus routes, & 6 million passengers every weekday
    39. 39. 850 million Euros in revenue each year
    40. 40. Red double-decker buses trademark of London (right)</li></li></ul><li>Other Transport in London<br />Heathrow Airport, West London<br /><ul><li>Roads- common form of transport in suburbs
    41. 41. Few motorways into inner London
    42. 42. Major congestion
    43. 43. Cycles- common since the new Millennium
    44. 44. Cheaper & quicker way around the city than by public transport or car</li></ul>London is major spot for international air transport<br />8 airports use the word “London” in their name<br />Heathrow Airport- busiest airport worldwide for international traffic<br />Barclays Cycle Hire<br />
    45. 45. Education<br />
    46. 46. Education<br />Major center of higher education teaching & research (43 universities)<br />~412,000 (17%): student population<br />287,000 (undergraduate)<br />118,000 (graduate)<br />~97,150 (25%): international students<br />
    47. 47. Education (cont’d)<br />World-leading education institutions:<br />4th, University College London (UCL)<br />7th, Imperial College London<br />21st, King's College London<br />
    48. 48. Education (cont’d)<br />Social Sciences (Teaching and Research):<br />London School of Economics<br />Business:<br />London Business School<br />Arts:<br />University of the Arts London<br />(art, design, fashion, communication, performing arts)<br />5 Major Medical Schools:<br />Barts & The London School of Medicine and Dentistry<br />King's College London School of Medicine and Dentistry<br />Imperial College School of Medicine<br />UCL Medical School<br />St George’s, University of London<br />
    49. 49. Education (cont’d)<br />Primary & Secondary schools<br />London Boroughs<br />Private schools<br />City of London School<br />Harrow<br />St. Paul’s School<br />University College School<br />Westminister School<br />
    50. 50. Sports<br />
    51. 51. Sports in London<br /><ul><li>Will be the first city to host the Summer Olympics three times
    52. 52. 1908, 1948, & 2012
    53. 53. Football is the most popular sport in London
    54. 54. Football in London = soccer in America
    55. 55. 13 League football clubs including 5 in the English Premiere League</li></li></ul><li>Sports Cont’d <br /><ul><li>Wimbledon Tennis Championship is held annually at the All England Club (bottom left)
    56. 56. Wembley Stadium (bottom right) hosts soccer (football) events as well as rugby matches
    57. 57. Largest stadium in London- capacity ~90,000
    58. 58. Other sports in London include Cricket and a marathon around the city</li></ul>All England Club<br />Wembley Stadium<br />
    59. 59. Culture<br />Accent<br />Leisure andentertainment<br />Literature, film, & music<br />Shopping & fashion<br />
    60. 60. Accent<br />Similar to many accents of the South East of England<br />Cockney rhyming slang<br />21st century 'Londoner’<br />Whole array of 'ethnic' accents<br />Caribbean, “Multicultural London English”<br />
    61. 61. Leisure and Entertainment<br />Major National Museums<br />Victoria & Albert, Natural History, Science<br />Entertainment district<br />City of Westminister<br />World film premieres and Piccadilly Circus<br />Theater district<br />Cinema bars, clubs, restaurants<br />Operas, ballets, theaters and halls<br />
    62. 62. Literature, film, and music<br />Literary centers<br />William Shakespeare<br />Films<br />Oliver Twist, Peter Pan, Mary Poppins, Notting Hill, V for Vendetta, Sweeny Todd<br />Music<br />Classical & popular music capitals<br />Orchestras & concert halls<br />
    63. 63. Shopping & Fashion<br />Oxford Street, 1 mile street<br />Renowned art & fashion schools<br />International center of fashion<br />
    64. 64. Shopping & Fashion (cont’d)<br />Ben Sherman<br />Burberry<br />French Connection (FCUK)<br />London Fog<br />Dr Marten’s<br />
    65. 65. Shopping & Fashion (cont’d)<br />
    66. 66. References<br />Facts and Information About London (2010). Retrieved Feb. 12, 2011 from http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/regions/london.htm<br />

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