The Institute for Business Communication assists students in improving their business knowledge and communication. By using real-world business issues and topics, the program helps students enhance their professional skills. Guest lectures from Penn professors offer students a unique university experience.
- 4 week program
- 20-25 academic hours per week
- 3-5 hours of socio-cultural activities per week
- Penn professor guest lectures
- 1 level: high-intermediate to advanced
Sample Weekly Schedule
|9:00-9:50||Understanding Business Innovation||Understanding Business Innovation||Exploring Global Strategy||Exploring Global Strategy||Strategic Speaking|
|10:00-11:05||Strategic Speaking||Strategic Speaking||Strategic Speaking||Strategic Speaking|
|Effective Meetings & Negotiations|
|11:15-12:20||Effective Meetings & Negotiations||Effective Meetings & Negotiations||Effective Meetings & Negotiations||Effective Meetings & Negotiations|
|1:45-2:50||Professional Business Writing||Professional Business Writing||Professional Business Writing||Professional Business Writing|| |
Major League Baseball game
|Afternoon/ Evening Activities||Art Museum visit||Penn Faculty Guest Lecture|
Students must have completed at least 2 years of undergraduate study and must have a 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+. If you do not have a test score but believe you are at a high-intermediate to advanced level, please contact Penn ELP.