Business English - SUNY

About the course

Short-term Professional Development Program Abroad

Program Theme

Speak with confidence the business language. Intensive 3-week program focused on improving fluency in the business context.


Adults interested in developing essential knowledge in Business English. Lower-Intermediate and Intermediate Levels.


To develop skills in the English language aimed at teaching vocabulary and business related expressions.

* Program taught exclusively on Albany campus.

Business English - SUNY

Benefits for scholarship holders participating in this program:

  • Assistance and documents to obtain the American Visa
  • Academic Preparation and Logistics for the program

Why should I attend this course?

  • Experienced instructors with experience in teaching class for foreign students;
  • Cultural immersion in the American reality;
  • Optional visit to the United Nations in New York;
  • Groups composed by young professionals from different countries.

Check the opinion of our former students

Testimonials from IBS Americas students who attended State University of New York

January - 2024

Gabriel Fernando Pedroso Vieira

Business English

January - 2023

Karina Lima Siqueira de Macedo

Business English


Everyone receives learning materials, including a specific Business English book - Intelligent Business - developed in partnership with “The Economist”.

Activities along with the program: Students receive an extensive list of companies, organizations and events, to choose their visits according to personal interests. There is no translation or tutorial in these events. In some cases, such as museums, the student may request a headset for simultaneous translation.

* After taking the English proficiency exam, students are placed into groups with others of similar skill-sets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Program participants receive two certificates:  

Certificate in Executive Management – for the thematic courses in the areas of administration 
Business English Program – for the Business English module ]

Consult your university for additional hours and credits. 

We recommend that you take your laptop to develop the work and activities. It will also be useful for accessing the library and digital materials made available by the professors. 

Since the programs are 100% in English, to participate in the business-themed programs, the minimum level of English required is intermediate, and for the Business English course, the elementary level of English is fine.

Professor Ricardo Britto

PhD in Business Administration from FEA/USP, he is one of the most experienced Brazilian professors in International Business.

  • Location
    New Paltz/Albany - United States
  • Dates
    3 weeks (January or July)
  • Investment
    U$ 6.180 + Enrollment: U$ 90
    Check opportunities for partial scholarships
  • Program Profile
    Classes and optional visits
  • Workload
    60 class-hours (lectures, talks and company visits)
  • Additional Activity
    Event / Company visits – with no translation
  • Students per Classroom
    From 15 to 20
  • Certification
    Certificate in Business English
  • Language
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