Summer Institute for Global Business Management

July 9 - August 3, 2018 | Apply Online

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‌U.S. and International students are encouraged to enroll

SIGBM Students in ClassThe four-week summer SIGBM program provides a practical framework for understanding the key dimensions critical to effective global business management while emphasizing the most pressing current challenges faced by global business leaders. Rising undergraduate juniors/seniors and recent graduates of undergraduate programs are encouraged to enroll. SIGBM participants will gain a fundamental grounding in global business management and will enhance skills essential for success after college.

The program includes:

  • Business and Financial Analysis
  • Strategic planning
  • Global financial markets
  • Leadership
  • Working Effectively in Teams
  • Critical Thinking and Decision Making
  • Communicating effectively in a business environment
  • Interest Rates
  • Currency
  • Equity

The program integrates current management theory with practical application and includes numerous corporate visits, cultural excursions and discussions with business leaders and faculty. The classroom experience will center on case studies in an active learning environment facilitated by business leaders and faculty with strong credentials in academic research and real world experience in consulting, financial markets, banking and global business management. 

The program includes firm visits to case firms to provide context as participants undertake a competitive analysis of a firm that includes assessment of the firm’s corporate vision, strategy, business model, leadership development practices and corporate culture.

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Date: July 9 to August 3, 2017

Location: The course will be held in Fairfield, CT on the beautiful main campus of Sacred Heart University. Fairfield is uniquely situated between New York City and Boston, with the most hedge-fund wealth in the USA.

Cost: $3,500 — includes instruction materials, room and meals.

F1-Student Visa will be issued for the duration of the program — an additional $65 fee for processing and shipping the I-20, document necessary to obtain an F-1 student visa, will be added to cost.

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How to Apply

Application Deadlines:

  • Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
  • Application Decision: February 15, 2018
  • Issuance of I-20's: March 1, 2018

Application Process: 

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Planned Trips

  • U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • New York Stock Exchange
  • Yale University

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