The Business Intensive Program (BIP) is designed for students and professionals who want to build their awareness, fluency, and accuracy with the language of business as well as their knowledge of the global business world.

  •  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