Business English - SUNY

About the course

Short-term Professional Extension 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.

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.


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

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 courses at SUNY and ULV, the elementary level of English is fine.

The Advanced programs are designed for graduate students with a minimum of 3 years of working experience in their field of interest.

Yes, you can request up to 2 changes in the program date without any extra cost. It is important that the request is submitted 60 days prior to the course starts.

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 (Program taught exclusively on Albany campus))
  • Investment
    U$ 6.180 + Enrollment: U$ 90
    Check opportunities for partial scholarships
  • Program Profile
    Classes and optional visits
  • Workload
    60h classroom/activities/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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