Summer course in Business

Top Summer Courses in Business

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Many people decide to further their education on a given topic by enrolling in a summer course, or a short-term academic program intended to enhance skills in a particular subject area.

Just what is a Summer Course in Business? Designed primarily for undergraduates looking to broaden their skillsets in regards to business, these programs vary considerably in terms of content and duration. With that in mind, however, prospective students should anticipate building upon their knowledge of topics like general business practices, business ethics, business administration and accounting principles and practices. Additional attention may be given to human resources considerations, global business practices, management principles and employee-hiring practices, among other areas.

Many students find that taking a summer course helps prepare them for academic success during the regular school year. Many also report that they felt more prepared to continue their business studies after completing the summer course than they did prior.

Students interested in taking a Summer Course in Business will find broad variation among tuition costs for these programs. Because enrollment costs fluctuate due to considerations like where the school offering a program is located and how popular the program proves to be, students should contact each school of interest directly for business course tuition information.

Students who effectively complete summer business programs often do so in an effort to improve their skills before returning to the classroom fulltime. Some participants, however, choose to immediately enter the workforce and use the skills developed in the managerial course in a variety of business-related capacities. Common positions held by course participants include those of retail managers, restaurant managers, accounting assistants, administrative assistants or executive assistants, among others.

Many business summer programs are offered online by schools around the world and are listed in our comprehensive database. 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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Summer School of Economics and Business (SSEB)

Autonomous University of Madrid - Summer School of Economics and Business
Campus Full time 4 weeks June 2018 Spain Madrid

Join an exclusive 4-week study program that offers some of UAM’s high-quality courses, all taught in English by top professors and researchers of UAM’s Faculty of Economics and Business Studies. [+]

Spend your summer studying in Madrid!

We invite you to embark on this life-changing journey to gain a new perspective on your studies, make new friends from all over the world, immerse yourself in a different culture, and discover something new about yourself! Join an exclusive 4-week study program that offers some of UAM’s high-quality courses, all taught in English by top professors and researchers of UAM’s Faculty of Economics and Business Studies.

Summer School of Economics and Business targets international and domestic students keen to gain academic enrichment in Management of Public Environmental Policies, Environmental Taxation, Climate Change Economics, Global Marketing Management, and other cutting-edge economic disciplines.... [-]


SILC Summer Course

SHU-UTS SILC Business School
Campus Full time 2 - 3 weeks July 2018 China Shanghai

The aim of the SILC summer school is to provide you with a first-hand economic, cultural & social experience of China. [+]

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The aim of the SILC summer school is to provide you with a first-hand economic, cultural & social experience of China.

The Chinese classes, business lectures and industry field trips ensure you have a good understanding of the business communities in China’s rapidly growing economy. You will visit cultural centres in Shanghai and discover the underlying values of Chinese culture and history. During your first week in the summer school, you will be located in Jiading campus, which offers the unique combination of a modern city and a traditional old town. In the second week, you will be accommodated in our Yanchang campus, five stops on the metro from the heart of the world-famous metropolis that is Shanghai. ... [-]


Ibmec International Academy 2017

Ibmec
Campus Full time 1 week March 2019 Brazil Rio de Janeiro

The Ibmec International Academy 2017 is an intensive business course for undergraduate and graduate students, in which the student will have one week of classes during the month of July 2017 at the Ibmec Business School, located in Rio de Janeiro. [+]

The Ibmec International Academy 2017 is an intensive business course for undergraduate and graduate students, in which the student will have one week of classes during the month of July 2017 at the Ibmec Business School, located in Rio de Janeiro. It aims to organize the various aspects of business world in a booming country such as Brazil. Covering Financial Markets, Foreign Trade, Law, Logistical aspects and not only through an economic view but from a political perspective. Given the strength of the country in the sports field, we also offer a course focused on sports management and its business industry.

COURSES

Business in Brazil (20 hours workload, 3 ECTS) Brazilian Law (20 hours workload, 3 ECTS) Brazil: Past, Present and Future (20 hours workload, 3 ECTS) Sports Management (20 hours workload, 3 ECTS) Financial Markets (20 hours workload, 3 ECTS) Brazilian Logistics (20 hours workload, 3 ECTS)... [-]


Intensive Course on the Competitive Effects of Mergers

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Campus Part time 3 days September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Barcelona GSE Intensive Course on the Competitive Effects of Mergers will provide participants (whether lawyers or economists, working for firms or in agencies) with a thorough understanding of the crucial role of competition enforcement in merger control, by looking at established and new economic theories on mergers, the relevant empirical methods, as well as providing insightful discussions on recent high-profile merger cases in Europe and the US. [+]

The Barcelona GSE Intensive Course on the Competitive Effects of Mergers will provide participants (whether lawyers or economists, working for firms or in agencies) with a thorough understanding of the crucial role of competition enforcement in merger control, by looking at established and new economic theories on mergers, the relevant empirical methods, as well as providing insightful discussions on recent high-profile merger cases in Europe and the US.

The program's faculty includes leading academic and professional economists, with extensive experience in the application of economic analysis to the competition enforcement in merger cases.

The course will be structured in a series of intensive sessions over two and a half days.... [-]


Summer Course - Business Intensive

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 3 - 6 weeks September 2018 USA Boston Singapore + 1 more

Travel the world, build skills, and fuel your passions during Winterline Global Skills' Summer programs. You’ll gain hands-on experience in your areas of interest, discover what make you tick, and build lifelong friendships. You’ll understand how what you do impacts others throughout the world, and learn how to build from it. If you’re considering a field of study but not sure yet if it’s right for you, this is your opportunity to try it out while working with and learning from our incredible partner organizations. Get ready for the best summer ever. [+]

Discover Your Passions. The Best Summer Ever. Travel the world, build skills, and fuel your passions during Winterline Global Skills' Summer programs. You’ll gain hands-on experience in your areas of interest, discover what make you tick, and build lifelong friendships. You’ll understand how what you do impacts others throughout the world, and learn how to build from it. If you’re considering a field of study but not sure yet if it’s right for you, this is your opportunity to try it out while working with and learning from our incredible partner organizations. Get ready for the best summer ever. Summer Business Intensive

Looking for a Summer Business Intensive? We have it! Success in business is driven by “people” skills – negotiation, presentation, communication, finances, networking, etc. In this program, you’ll experience it all hands-on. So what you learn will be useful every single day through life and college whether you end up studying business or not.... [-]


Summer Graduate Business Studies

Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria
Campus Full time 4 weeks June 2018 Canada Victoria

The SGBS program is open to any graduate student currently attending university/college. Study global strategy, cross-cultural management and social entrepreneurship for 4 weeks June - July 2017. [+]

Summer Graduate Business Studies is open to any graduate level student currently attending university/college in their respective country.

The program consists of four weeks of innovative graduate level business studies taught by the University of Victoria's award-winning faculty.

The program focuses on:

global strategy cross-cultural management social entrepreneurship

Delivered by the same instructors that teach our own MBA students, the program offers a thorough overview of the fields that garnered Gustavson Business international attention and awards. Global Strategy, Cross-Cultural Management and Social Entrepreneurship are key areas of specialization for Gustavson. We have adapted the format of our regular MBA courses to present you with a rigorous, innovative term of study. The program is equivalent to three graduate level courses.... [-]


Barcelona Labor Economics Summer School

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Campus Part time 5 - 10 days September 2018 Spain Barcelona

Labor-related issues have been studied in the economics profession from a number of different angles. The goal of the Barcelona Labor Economics Summer School is to cover a wide range of topics in labor economics from a variety of perspectives. In particular, this summer school offers courses that will cover recent developments within the macro-labor and micro-labor contexts. In each course, both theoretical and empirical aspects will be covered as well as economic policy. These courses should be of interest to graduate students or academics who want to expand their knowledge in the area and to practitioners interested in understanding the fundamentals of these issues. During the courses, faculty is available to discuss research ideas and projects with the program participants.

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Who will benefit from this program?

Given the wide range of topics covered in the courses, candidates who would benefit from the labor economics summer school include:

PhD and master students in Economics (or other social sciences) who want to further their knowledge in labor issues, or whose dissertation focuses on the labor market or related topics Researchers and professionals from public institutions and policy-oriented institutions whose work would benefit from exposure to the latest advances in academic research of the labor market or related topics Holders of undergraduate degrees in Economics (or other social sciences) who wish to complement their background with a comprehensive overview of the labor market from a variety of perspectives [-]

Sydney Summer - Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 2 months June 2018 Australia Sydney

An IES internship develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. [+]

Overview

Much more than a stunning location, Sydney is one of the world’s most multicultural cities - an international fusion of culture, languages, and ideas with nearly five million residents. Sydney is both energetic and engaging, a hub for innovation across a number of industries.

Spend endless hours exploring Sydney’s famous beaches and coastal walks. The sparkling waters of Sydney Harbour await, a playground for Sydneysiders and visitors alike. Bordering Sydney harbour you’ll find national parks, World Heritage sites, hidden beaches, and abundant Aboriginal heritage. At night, take in a show at the iconic Sydney Opera House, enjoy a meal at a historic Sydney pub, or delve into Sydney’s live music scene.... [-]


Shanghai Summer - Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 8 weeks June 2018 China Shanghai

Intern in the financial hub and largest city of China—Shanghai. This thoroughly modern city, nicknamed “the Paris of the East”, features a heavy influence from Western business, culture, and architecture. As an IES intern in Shanghai, you’ll be fully immersed in the multicultural life of this metropolis. [+]

Overview

Intern in the financial hub and largest city of China—Shanghai. This thoroughly modern city, nicknamed “the Paris of the East”, features a heavy influence from Western business, culture, and architecture. As an IES intern in Shanghai, you’ll be fully immersed in the multicultural life of this metropolis. Imagine heading to work by ferry, subway, bus, or foot. Then later enjoying lunch from any one of the 23 Chinese provinces or cuisine from more than 20 countries.

An IES Internship in Shanghai develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. You’ll be guaranteed an unpaid placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for at least 32 hours a week. We will work with you to find the closest placement match between your professional and personal goals with what’s available in Shanghai.... [-]


Santiago Summer - Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 2 months May 2018 Chile Santiago

An IES Internship develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. The optional language class increases your Spanish language proficiency and fluency. [+]

Overview

Witness the continued economic growth that has transformed this capital city into a financial, political, and cultural hub for Chile and South America. Home to more than five million people, Santiago is Chile’s industrial and financial center, and has a dynamic business sector, as well.

Commute to work via the bus or metro, and step out for a lunch of caldillo de congrio (a traditional fish stew) or empanadas at the Mercado Central.

An IES Internship develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. The optional language class increases your Spanish language proficiency and fluency.... [-]


Rome Summer - Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 2 months May 2018 Italy Rome

An IES Internship develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. The optional language class increases your Italian language proficiency and fluency. [+]

Overview

Why Rome?

The city is virtually an outdoor museum and history lesson with streets filled with ancient buildings, statues, and monuments: the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, and the Vatican. Rome is home to both multi-national organizations and many smaller, family-owned companies.

Rome, with 2,500 years of history, is the apex of archaeology, art, and museums in Italy. Walk to work or take the Metropolitana (subway), bus, or tram. Lunch is a culinary indulgence of fresh pasta, seafood, and, of course, pizza.

An IES Internship develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. The optional language class increases your Italian language proficiency and fluency. While Italian is not required, some fields may require a basic understanding of the local language.... [-]


Paris Summer - Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 2 months May 2018 France Paris

An IES internship develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. [+]

Overview

Intern in one of the world's highest-regarded cities for culture and international business. Walk or take the bus through the city’s vibrant streets, or hop on the Métro to get to work. Lunchtime means quiche or a sandwich au jambon in a nearby café, followed by a leisurely espresso or tea. An IES internship develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market.

You'll be guaranteed an unpaid placement at a local business or organization, where you'll work for at least 25 hours a week. You also will enroll in a required 3- or 6-credit academic internship seminar with other IES interns, where you’ll learn about a variety of local business settings and opportunities.... [-]


New York Summer - Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 8 - 10 weeks June 2018 USA Upper East Side

Intern in this amazing metropolis, a center for global banking & business, and for arts and culture. Take the New York City Subway to work (the world's oldest, largest, and most-used public transit system) in this incredibly diverse and exciting city, where everything is at your fingertips. [+]

Overview

Intern in this amazing metropolis, a center for global banking & business, and for arts and culture. Take the New York City Subway to work (the world's oldest, largest, and most-used public transit system) in this incredibly diverse and exciting city, where everything is at your fingertips. Lunch might be a pastrami sandwich or a knish from a traditional Jewish deli, a slice of classic New York-style pizza, or a fresh and exotic concoction from a trendy juice bar.

An IES internship in New York City develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today's competitive job market. Whether you enroll in the 8- or 10-week program, you'll be guaranteed an unpaid internship placement at a local business or organization, where you'll work for at least 32 hours a week. We will work with you to help find the closest match between your expressed preferences and professional goals with what's available via IES Internships in New York.... [-]


Milan Summer - Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 2 months May 2018 Italy Milan

An IES Internship develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. The optional language class increases your Italian language proficiency and fluency. [+]

Overview

Why Milan?

Business, fashion, and design all converge in Milan— Italy’s second largest city—where old Italian tradition blends with modern innovation. Be inspired by Milan’s notable institutions, from the Teatro alla Scala to the Borsa Italiana, Italy’s main stock exchange. How will a full-time internship program in Italy’s business capital transform you?

You can practically feel Italy’s pulse in fast-paced Milan. Getting to work is a breeze with the tram, subway, and bus systems. For lunch, grab a quick pasta al pesto with your coworkers, fill up on risotto alla Milanese, or the region’s famed ossobuco.

An IES Internship develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. The optional language class increases your Italian language proficiency and fluency. While Italian is not required, some fields may require a basic understanding of the local language. Speak with an IES Internships Advisor to learn more.... [-]


London Summer - Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 2 months May 2018 United Kingdom London

An IES internship in London develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. [+]

Overview

There’s no doubt that this bustling city, rich with history, culture, and diversity will transform you.Take the Tube to work or a double decker bus. Grab some fish and chips for lunch. Experience all this global center of business, culture, architecture, and learning has to offer.

An IES internship in London develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. You’ll be guaranteed an unpaid placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for at least 32 hours a week. We will work with you to help find the closest match between your expressed preferences and professional goals with what’s available via IES Internships in London.... [-]