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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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Internship Program

Syracuse Academy | Study Abroad in Sicily
Campus Full time 10 weeks May 2018 Italy Syracuse

Syracuse Academy offers the ideal solution for a full immersion experience, through the carefully selected Internship Programs with trusted local small business partners and not-for-profit organizations. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Business 2017/2018. 10 weeks – 150 contact hours Syracuse Academy offers the ideal solution for a full immersion experience, through the carefully selected Internship Programs with trusted local small business partners and not-for-profit organizations. Syracuse Academy offers internship programs in 4 key fields: Business Environment & Biodiversity Cultural Heritage Tourism & Hospitality Internship programs have multiple benefits for participating students: applying knowledge learned in the classroom continuing to practice Italian, while absorbing the culture and day-to-day routines explore an international working environment experiencing the rewards and challenges of working overseas gaining valuable work experience and developing vocational skills contributing to build a solid and diversified resume obtaining references for future job opportunities Internship partner – Environment & Biodiversity PLEMMIRIO MARINE RESERVE This popular internship option allows students to gain insights and understanding on: Preservation of biodiversity through actions aimed at the safeguarding and conservation of habitats and the marine and coastal ecosystems; The importance of raising awareness of local communities on the need to safeguard the coastal marine environments; Environmentally sound management of tourism; Development of scientific research aimed at environmental monitoring of ecosystems Syracuse is a city of ancient seafaring traditions, a Mediterranean cultural center and a land dominated by history and nature. Plemmirio, sung by Virgil, is the headland on the coast of Syracuse which has given the name to the marine reserve on the Maddalena peninsula – Cape Murro di Porco. This stretch of coastline has been the crossroads of ancient history and... [-]

Ibmec International Academy 2017

Ibmec
Campus Full time 1 week July 2018 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) TARGET AUDIENCE Young adults in academic training, foreign students with avid interest in the business field. APPLICATION The Students may apply for the Singular Program in which they take a twenty-hour course in a week, the Partial Program having a forty-hour course planned for the week, or even an intensive program containing a sixty-hour workload. In addition, Students are free to choose from the six courses that Ibmec International Academy will offer having the opportunity to shape their program according to their main interests.  Excelência do Ibmec – Excellence in Business With over 45 years of experience, Ibmec is one of Brazil’s... [-]

International Business and Management Summer Program

ISC Paris Business School
Campus Full time June 2018 France Paris

This program is taught entirely in English. It introduces students to real-world concepts of business and marketing in an international environment and context. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Business 2017/2018. This program is taught entirely in English. It introduces students to real-world concepts of business and marketing in an international environment and context. PROGRAM DETAILS The program covers topics such as: Human resources Entrepreneurship Sports marketing Innovation and creativity Hospitality management and tourism The wine sector, including a wine tasting STRENGTHS AND UNIQUE FEATURES Case studies and group discussions are an integral part of these courses. Guest speakers and corporate site visits will also be included. Students receive a certificate and ECTS credits. RECOMMENDED FOR The course is ideally suited for Master or Bachelor students studying business administration. Students studying economics, law, accounting or related fields, MBA students or students currently in the workforce may also apply. HOW? Online application must be received before May 15, 2016. WHERE? ISC Paris campus Bachelor Level – June 13-24 2016 - 1200 EUR Master/MBA Level - July 11-22 2016 - 1400 EUR [-]

Summer Program - Economics of Architecture

European School of Economics
Campus Full time 5 weeks August 2018 Italy Florence

The ESE Summer programme on The Economics of Architecture at the European School of Economics in Florence is designed to give inter­national students the opportunity to meet in a stimulating environment and to learn and exchange new ideas on architecture and economy. [+]

The ESE Summer programme on The Economics of Architecture at the European School of Economics in Florence is designed to give inter­national students the opportunity to meet in a stimulating environment and to learn and exchange new ideas on architecture and economy. Both undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as professionals in architecture can benefit from ESE’s carefully guided instruction and at the same time from ESE Florence’s prestigious location, excursions and excellent group of professors and guest speakers. The 5-week programme includes 72 hours of class and studio combined and 5 workshops conducted by prominent contemporary architects. Classroom learning will be supplemented by an intensive itinerary of excursions and on-site visits, in accordance with the School’s philosophy to approach the subject matter from every aspect. Paolo Riani, architect and urban planner, is head of the Architecture Summer Programme. ESE is proud to have the participation of an excellent group of professors and guest speakers: Adolfo Natalini – architect, Michel Boucquillon – architect and designer, Ira Kenneth Glasser – creative development and management consultant, Emiliana Martinelli – architect, industrial designer, Gianni Pettena – architect, critic and theorist and Pierluigi Sacco – economist. Course title: The Economics of Architecture – Integrity taking form Modules Offered: - Concepts and Ethics: Architectural Practice in its Social Context - Management and Professional Practice in Architecture - Materials, Structures and Products Mode of Delivery: Each module entails one 6-hour session per week for a total of 18 weekly hours (classes and studios combined) plus a... [-]

Summer School Effective Solutions in the Field of Trade and Services

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Are you involved into trade and services business? Do you want to explore some specific issues of retailing and HORECA in Russia? Do you want to get acquainted with up -to-date solutions in the field of trade and services and enjoy the busy days and the marvelous white nights of the city of Saint-Petersburg? [+]

Program Description

Are you involved into trade and services business? Do you want to explore some specific issues of retailing and HORECA in Russia? Do you want to get acquainted with up-to-date solutions in the field of trade and services and enjoy the busy days and the marvelous white nights of the city of Saint-Petersburg? Join this Summer School!

The training course will be held in the format of scientific-practical discourse as close as possible to the realities of today’s international competition.

Lectures, seminars and business games are to cover the most important and challenging issues of retail and HORECA both in Saint-Petersburg and Russia. And the entertainment program will help this study to be efficient and unforgettable.... [-]


Summer Management (Business) Course in California

University of California, Irvine - Summer Session
Campus Full time 6 - 12 weeks June 2018 USA Irvine

Study abroad in the heart of Southern California this summer, just minutes away from the beaches in beautiful Orange County! [+]

Summer Management (Business) Course in California S1 MGMT 7 Statistics for Business Decision Making S1 MGMT 105 Introduction to Marketing S1 MGMT 128 International Management S1 MGMT 131A Intermediate Accounting I S1 MGMT 132A Individual Taxation S1 MGMT 136 Accounting Information Systems and Spreadsheets S2 MGMT 5 Managing in Contemporary Organizations S2 MGMT 30B Principles in Accounting II S2 MGMT 102 Managing Organizational Behavior S2 MGMT 124 Human Resources Management S2 MGMT 131B Intermediate Accounting II S2 MGMT 137 Advanced Accounting S2 MGMT 190 Global Healthcare Systems S2 MGMT 190 Global Healthcare Systems Why Study at UCI? UC Irvine combines the strengths of a large, dynamic research university with the friendly feel of a small college, and incredible bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. Summer Session offers over 800 courses in 70 academic disciplines. Students will take courses led by world-renowned faculty and live and study with American students. As a visiting student, you have the option to choose courses that will help you fulfill degree requirements at your home university or courses just for interest. This is your summer to grow academically. Students are encouraged to meet with professors and strike up a conversation – some students have been offered opportunities to assist in research on campus. There are many academic resources available on campus to help you with your learning needs, including peer tutors, 5 expansive research libraries, and 6 computer labs with over 400 PCs and Macs. Step-by-Step Application Process Apply to UCI Summer Session online... [-]

London Summer - Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 2 months August 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. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Business 2017/2018. 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. 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. Before you depart, your internship coordinator will work with you to fine-tune your résumé, perfect your cover letter, hone your communication and interview skills as we prepare you for working in a new cultural environment. PLACEMENT EXAMPLES: Past students have interned in the fields listed below. Keep in mind that this list is by no means exhaustive. We encourage students of all majors to apply. Accounting Arts & Museums Business Education IT Marketing Media & Communications Music Politics Social Organizations Theater Don’t see your field listed here? Just talk to your... [-]

Intensive Course on the Competitive Effects of Mergers

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Campus Part time 3 days September 2017 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. Lecturers Giulio Federico (Head of Merger Unit, Chief Economist Team, DG Competition, European Commission) Massimo Motta (Professor of Economics, ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE; former Chief Competition Economist, European Commission) Damien Neven (Professor of Economics, The Graduate Institute, Geneva; former Chief Competition Economist, European Commission) Aviv Nevo (G. A. Weiss and L. Bravo Weiss Professor of Economics and Marketing, University of Pennsylvania; former Chief Economist, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice) Elena Zoido (Senior Vice President, CompassLexecon) [-]

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. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Business 2017/2018. 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. Students: Inquire about our scholarships. International faculty: please inquire about our incentive program for you! Email us for more details: summerprog@uvic.ca Known as the "City of Gardens" for its famous parks and hanging flower baskets, Victoria is clean, safe and culturally diverse. Victoria has been named best city in the Americas by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine readers. Victoria comes alive in the summer with travelling musicians, comedians and artisans for a bustling atmosphere. Countless recreational activities, shopping and sightseeing opportunities make Victoria an ideal location for international study. [-]

Doing Business in Europe Summer School Program

INSEEC Chambéry campus
Campus Full time 4 weeks June 2018 France Chambéry-le-Vieux Switzerland Geneva + 2 more

Earn 6 US or 12 ECTS credit hours in an attractive short term program. Enjoy discovering a dynamic economic region with an exceptional touristic attractive aspect. [+]

UNDERSTANDING THE MAJOR CHALLENGES OF BUSINESS AND TOURISM INDUSTRY IN EUROPE Highlights: - Earn 6 US or 12 ECTS credit hours in an attractive short term program - Enjoy discovering a dynamic economic region with an exceptional touristic attractive aspect. - Meet and exchange with key professionals during classes and corporate visits. - Acquire survival skills in French or brush up on your French. - Learn about local culture and socialize with students from all around the world Course description: Doing Business in Europe 19th June-13th July Course title Teacher Duration US credits - Introduction to the European Union and Contemporary Issues, Michel FAURE, 12 H, 1 - Managing Business Operations in Europe, M. MEYNARDI, 15 H, 1 - French Instruction and Culture, Béatrice DEFORCHE, 12 H, 1 understanding Tourism Industry in Europe - Trends in the European Tourism Industry, Dustin, 12 H, 1 - Effective Project Management, Dustin, 15 H, 1 - French Instruction And Culture, Béatrice DEFORCHE, 12 H, 1 Days trips: - Geneva : visit to the United Nation Palace + free time in the old city - Turin : Visit to Lavazza + free time - Chamonix: Cable car to the Brevent + free time Subject : Introduction to the European Union and Contemporary Issues in Europe Objectives : - Give a general idea of Europe’s organization and its socio-economic roles. - Understand business stakes in Europe through various professional experiences. Evaluation method : - Final exam: multiple choice questionnaire and small group case study Subject... [-]

Cologne International Summer University (CISU)

University of Cologne Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
Campus Full time 10 days October 2017 Germany Cologne

The Cologne International Summer University (CISU) is an annual four-week programme targeted at international and Cologne students, giving them the opportunity to participate in exciting and challenging courses conducted by international faculty and benefit from a rich social programme as well as company visits. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Business 2017/2018. The Cologne International Summer University (CISU) is an annual four-week programme targeted at international and Cologne students, giving them the opportunity to participate in exciting and challenging courses conducted by international faculty and benefit from a rich social programme as well as company visits. Taking place in one of Germany's most vibrant cities, CISU offers international BSc and MSc students an attractive choice of courses from the areas of Management, Economics and Social Sciences. All courses carry 6 ECTS and are taught in English by international faculty. The MBA and MSc courses for CISU 2017 are now available via our course database (see top right on this page). BSc courses are partially online and more will follow during this month. CISU 2017 covers four full weeks in August: 7 – 17 August and 21 – 31 August 2017. Academic programme The MBA and MSc courses for CISU 2017 are now available via our course database. BSc courses are partially online and more will follow during this month. Although we generally encourage participation for the full month, you are able to opt for participation in one or two sessions according to your study interest, level and schedule at your home institution. Please note that you can only opt for one course per session. Session 1: 7 – 17 August 2017 Session 2: 21 – 31 August 2017 Classes are scheduled from Monday to Thursday, 9 am – 12.30 pm and usually end with a final... [-]

Summer Programme

IPAG Business School
Campus Full time 21 - 36 hours September 2017 France Paris Nice + 1 more

Add to your academic credits this summer while enjoying Paris [+]

Add to your academic credits this summer while enjoying Paris/Nice Discover Nice, Monaco and the Riviera! Discover the district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés and all the monuments in Paris! From Nice and Paris, it’s easy to travel in Europe. Choose 2 courses from: Business Strategy (6 ECTS) 36 hours Luxury Brand Management (6 ECTS) 36 hours French Culture and Civilisation (4 ECTS) 21 hours French Language for beginners (4 ECTS) 21 hours Activities Welcome and farewell events Wine and cheese tasting City and enterprise visits Museums and perfume manufacturers tour [-]

Summer Course - Business Intensive

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 3 - 6 weeks September 2017 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 Economics, Business & Entrepreneurship in USA or Canada or UK ( Age 14 to 18)

Kingdom Education
Campus Full time Part time July 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge USA Beverly Hills Australia Canberra Sydney Brisbane Melbourne Canada Calgary Westminster Durham Saint Andrews New Zealand Dunedin Auckland Christchurch Wellington Berkeley Hills Amherst + 19 more

If you’re thinking of a business career, this course will help you to decide the area of study most suited to you. You’ll find out more about what economists study and the practical skills you’ll need in business. [+]

Summer Economics, business & entrepreneurship in USA or Canada or UK ( Age 14 to 18) If you’re thinking of a business career, this course will help you to decide the area of study most suited to you. You’ll find out more about what economists study and the practical skills you’ll need in business. You’ll also decide for yourself whether successful business people and entrepreneurs are born or made – and where you might find a role. The scope of economics: You start by considering the link between economic theory and the realities of business life, and consider what it may be like to manage a business. Finance and banking: Here you’ll be looking at the roles these sectors play in the economy and at the opportunities you might have within them. Marketing and branding: Marketing covers a really broad area, and you’ll be exploring some of the main concepts, together with related issues such as branding and advertising. Government policy: The focus here will be the different ways in which governments can and do affect economies, and the lives of individuals. International trade: You’ll find out about some of the theories of trade, and also see how it works in practice. Is it good for everyone? You’ll also look into foreign exchange and the role of the IMF. Business big and small: In this unit, you’ll be thinking about the factors behind business success and, taking real-life examples, you’ll see why some small businesses become big – and others... [-]

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. [+]

Summer Course

Apply Now for Summer 2017

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. In the first week you will visit the delightful old quarter of Jiading and also be taken on a full-day visit to Suzhou, known as the Venice of China for its delightful network of canals and old buildings. This is one of China’s most popular cities and a favourite part of our Summer School. In the second week you will be living close to downtown Shanghai. See the famous Pudong sky-line from the Bund, with its handsome old European-style buildings alongside the Huangpu River. Go for a scenic boat trip on the river or visit the delightful Yuyuan Garden with its traditional Chinese buildings crowded round water features and squares. Take a walk down the famous Nanjing Road, home to the most glamorous shops in... [-]