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Global Business English Program

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19, GBEP 2020 will be offered through an online program. Details now available!
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Graduate study in the US is exciting and demanding. As a new university student in the U.S., you will encounter challenges: navigating a new culture in a foreign language; using English on a daily basis with peers and professors; adjusting to the different expectations of American professors; learning new styles of teaching in the classroom; learning techniques to effectively contribute to team projects and assignments; and understanding U.S. academic and business culture. 

In partnership with the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, William & Mary offers a special 4 week intensive preparatory program for incoming graduate business students. The program combines advanced English language training; academic skills; presentation and teamwork strategies; and visits to regional businesses to prepare students to succeed in their graduate business programs at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business.

Advantages of the W&M Global Business English Program
  • Prepares you for success in a graduate business program, such as the MBA, MAcc or MSBA program at William & Mary
  • Faculty include Raymond A. Mason School of Business professors, Mason Executive Partners, and professional English instructors trained in Business English. 
  • Small class size: Average of 20 students per class
  • Individual attention to students from faculty and staff
  • Career coaching: Get a personalized head start on career management and networking skills
Curriculum includes:
  • Business Context: Lectures by MBA faculty, case studies, current issues in business
  • Advanced Writing: Advanced English academic and business writing
  • Advanced Communication: Public speaking and professional presentation and  Colloquial/conversational English
  • U.S. Culture: Social and business etiquette
  • Workshops: Academic skills and strategies, team strategies, career management
  • Cultural excursions: Connect with current W&M MBA students
Program Details

Dates: June 8, 2020 - July 3, 2020
Location: Raymond A. Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA.

Class Schedule

2020 Online Draft Schedule

Material Requirements

Students will need access to computer, laptop, or tablet with camera and microphone. This program will include a few hours a week live on Zoom meetings for group discussions and class. 

Contact Us
Tel. 01 757 221 1627

Deadline: May 30, 2020

To register, email [[gbep]] to open a registration page for you.