The Institute for Business Communication engages students in courses that cover a variety of real world business issues and topics designed to improve their business knowledge and communication skills, and better prepare them to achieve their professional goals.
- 4 week program
- 20-25 academic hours per week
- 3-5 hours of socio-cultural activities per week
- 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||Persuasive Presentations|
|10:00-11:05||Strategic Interactions||Strategic Interactions||Persuasive Presentations||Persuasive Presentations||Effective Negotiations|
|11:15-12:20||Data Integration||Data Integration||Effective Negotiations||Effective Negotiations||Effective Negotiations|
|1:45-2:50||Collaborative Meetings||Collaborative Meetings||Professional Business Writing||Professional Business Writing|
|Afternoon Activities||Art Museum visit||Major League Baseball game|
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.