Summer Courses in Business Studies

A summer course is a great way for a student to get a jump on degree completion. Most courses range in length from one week to six weeks, and class size tends to be smaller than similar courses taken during the traditional academic year. What is a summer course in business studies? A summer course in business studies can be virtually any class that one would take while working toward a degree in b… Read more

A summer course is a great way for a student to get a jump on degree completion. Most courses range in length from one week to six weeks, and class size tends to be smaller than similar courses taken during the traditional academic year.

What is a summer course in business studies? A summer course in business studies can be virtually any class that one would take while working toward a degree in business or to enhance one’s working knowledge of business operations. Subjects available include finance, leadership, brand management, accounting, auditing, international business, law and ethics, and many more. The curriculum is usually condensed into a short amount of time, usually eight weeks, which allows students to learn at a rapid pace.

By taking a summer course in business studies, a student can earn a degree faster than if he or she takes the summer off from school. Summer can be an ideal time to take prerequisite classes to important courses in one’s degree.

Tuition and fees for summer courses vary by class and by school. At some colleges, summer school costs slightly less than the other semesters or quarters do, which gives students a financial advantage. Before enrolling in a course, students are encouraged to make sure it will meet their needs.

Students who take a summer course in business are often seeking a career in sales, administration, finance, retail management, among others. Virtually every industry has a need for employees with a strong background in business, in such places as corporations, small business, academia, medical facilities, and more. Many graduates of business degrees are able to open their own businesses, consult for established companies, or pursue higher education.

Many summer courses are offered in an online format. To learn more about a course, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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The ChinaMed Business Program (CMBP) offers a unique and intensive set of crash courses – for a total of 200+ hours of intensive training – designed to equip a high-power group of prospective managers and entrepreneurs with strategic skills in the areas of business internationalization, cross-cultural management and creative entrepreneurship, with a focus on China and the Euro-Mediterranean region. -
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EU Business School
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The EU Business Summer School is specifically designed for current university students and recent university graduates of any academic backgrounds aged 18+ who are interested ... +

The EU Business Summer School is specifically designed for current university students and recent university graduates of any academic backgrounds aged 18+ who are interested in business and considering applying to a business grad school or starting up their own company. -
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2 - 8 weeks
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J.F. Oberlin University Summer Session
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The selected Asian business cases are interdisciplinary and application-oriented, which will help to critically address contemporary-related international management issues to ... +

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Bifröst University
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The Summer School is located in the natural paradise of Bifröst Village in West Iceland, right between a volcano and a glacier. Students are accommodated in comfortable s ... +

The Summer School is located in the natural paradise of Bifröst Village in West Iceland, right between a volcano and a glacier. Students are accommodated in comfortable single and double rooms at the program´s beautiful campus on the shore of Lake Hreðarvatn. -
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3 weeks
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Shanghai Jiao Tong University Antai Global Summer School
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In 2013, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, established the Antai Global Summer Program (AGSP) to satisfy the growing need of helping in ... +

In 2013, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, established the Antai Global Summer Program (AGSP) to satisfy the growing need of helping international students understand China from business perspectives. -
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3 weeks
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University of Exeter International Summer School
Exeter, United Kingdom

This course focuses on the growth and management of global enterprises from the emergence of the modern multinational to the present day. In studying the dynamics of internati ... +

This course focuses on the growth and management of global enterprises from the emergence of the modern multinational to the present day. In studying the dynamics of international business we take these enterprises (commonly referred to as MNEs, MNCs or TNCs) as our key actors, and use an interdisciplinary approach to assess the challenges associated with developing strategies and managing operations across national boundaries. -
Summer courses
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Высшая школа экономики
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Summer courses
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3 months
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Kedge Business School
Marseille, France +1 More

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Marseille, the 3rd largest city in France, is beautifully situated on France's southern coast, bordering the Mediterranean Sea. The first Greek settlement in France (est. 600 B.C.), it remains one of the largest European ports linking Europe to Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. A ‘Crossroads of the Mediterranean,’ modern Marseille is a city with a diverse population, both in terms of ethnicity and culture. -
Summer courses
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3 weeks
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University Of Rijeka - Faculty of Economics and Business
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Summer courses
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2 weeks
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University of Bayreuth
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From 6 to 17 July 2020, the Bayreuth International Summer School (BISS) welcomes students from all over the world to join our courses at the campus of the University of Bayreu ... +

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Summer courses
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Bar-Ilan University
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Come join us for an intensive summer semester at Bar-Ilan University’s School of Business. Study business with students from all over the world and make lifetime connections. ... +

Come join us for an intensive summer semester at Bar-Ilan University’s School of Business. Study business with students from all over the world and make lifetime connections. In addition, the program includes enrichment workshops and field trips to startups. -
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4 weeks
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European University of Rome
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UER Summer School aims to provide a wide and in-depth understanding of the legal implications of the most relevant issues of international trade both on a substantial and proc ... +

UER Summer School aims to provide a wide and in-depth understanding of the legal implications of the most relevant issues of international trade both on a substantial and procedural perspective. The program combines high-level lectures and professionalizing training offered by professors, lawyers, managers and experts operating in the international markets. -
Summer courses
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2 weeks
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BEBS BARCELONA EXECUTIVE BUSINESS SCHOOL
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Summer courses
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GBSB-Global Business School
Barcelona, Spain +1 More

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Join us this summer in Barcelona! GBSB Global’s Summer School in Spain provides a great opportunity for students from all over the world to utilize their summer holidays to get a head start on their education and excel academically. -
Summer courses
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2 weeks
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ESCP Business School
London, United Kingdom

Drawing from ESCP’s highly ranked MSc in Marketing and Creativity, this immersive, two-week course will give you leading-edge and innovative look at how brands are created and ... +

Drawing from ESCP’s highly ranked MSc in Marketing and Creativity, this immersive, two-week course will give you leading-edge and innovative look at how brands are created and marketed. -
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