Business English - ULV

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.


The student will develop the mastery of the English language with a focus on vocabulary and expressions of the business world, enhancing its fluency and acquiring security in its communication within the business context. Enabling new professional challenges and developing your career from a global perspective.

Business English - ULV

Benefits for scholarship holders participating in this program:

  • Assistance and documents for obtaining the American visa
  • Academic preparation and logistics for the program

Why should I attend this course?

  • Native teachers with experience in teaching classes for foreign students; 
  • Leveling students for greater use of classes; 
  • Course offered in partnership with ELS, an institution with experience of more than 50 years in the teaching of the English language;  
  • Optional visit to the port of Los Angeles;


Check the opinion of our former students

Testimonials from IBS Americas students who attended University of La Verne

July - 2022

Carol Evangelista

Business English - ULV

January - 2016

Victoria Schmitz

Business English Firts Lessons


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

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.

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

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.

Professor Ricardo Britto

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

  • Location
    La Verne - United States
  • Dates
    3 weeks (January or July)
  • Investment
    U$ 4.710 + Enrollment: U$ 90
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  • Program Profile
    Classes and optional visits
  • Workload
    60 hours
  • Additional Activity
    Company visits and local events (no translation)
  • Students per Classroom
    From 15 to 20
  • Certification
    Certificate in Business English
  • Language
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