The Business Intensive Program (BIP) helps students and professionals build their awareness, fluency, and accuracy with the language of business.

  •  7 week program
  • 20 academic hours per week
  • High-intermediate to advanced levels

Sample Schedule 

Time Monday-Thursday
10:00-11:05 Speaking in the Working World
11:30-12:35 Target Listening
1:45-2:50 Breakthrough Reading
3:00-4:05 Professional Writing

Program Requirements

Language proficiency at CEFR level of B2- as demonstrated by TOEFL iBT of 70+, TOEFL PBT of 530+, IELTS of 6.0+, or TOEIC of 720+.  Students may also demonstrate their proficiency by reaching the 700 or 800 level in the ELP's Intensive Program.  No prior business experience is required, but a strong interest in business is encouraged.  

Many students with business experience who complete BIP go on to study in the more rigorous and professionally-based International Business Communication for Professionals (IBCP) program.


Click here to download the Business Intensive Program Brochure