Global Business English Program

Start your path to success

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 is aligned with the first year curriculum of the MBA program, and combines advanced English language training; academic skills; presentation and teamwork strategiess; and visits to regional businesses to prepare students to succeed in the MBA program 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 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 10 students per class
  • Individual attention to students from faculty and staff
  • Career coaching: Get a personalized head start on career management and networking skills
  • Experiential Fridays: Weekly trips to companies for hands-on, experiential learning (includes a trip to Washington, DC)
Curriculum includes:
  • Business Context: Multi-national business concepts and business expansion, case studies, current issues
  • Intensive Business English: Advanced English writing and speaking skills for the business environment, vocabulary building
  • Communication skills: Colloquial/conversational English, Professional presenation skills, pronunciation and intonation
  • U.S. Culture: Social and business etiquette
  • Special topics: Academic skills and strategies, team strategies, career management
  • Tours and Visiting Lecturers: Visit businesses, connect with the alumni network.
Program Details

Dates: July 2, 2018 – August 3, 2018
Location: Raymond A. Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA.

Class Schedule

See a sample schedule.


Students may apply for on-campus summer housing at very reasonable rates.

Contact Us
Tel. 01 757 221 1279

Deadline: June 1, 2018

Register online at:


$4,500 program fee includes:

  • Tuition
  • Materials
  • Business Site Visits
  • Cultural Trips