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Pre-MBA/Master's Program

The ‘Pre-MBA/Master’s Program’ is a four-week program primarily designed to provide International MBA and MSHRM students an experience in business English. Participation includes reading and analyzing business cases, giving presentations, reading and dissecting business periodicals such as the Wall Street Journal, and working to solve problems in multicultural teams using business English.

The Pre-MBA/Master’s Program assists students as they prepare to transition into the Krannert School of Management and other various aspects of business school.

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The program will be led by Purdue faculty who have extensive experience working with specialized business English courses. They'll share a wealth of global experiences and prepare students for successful business careers. Learning outcomes include stronger business English skills designed to enhance your ability to function in the business classroom or corporate boardroom. Students will increase their confidence in interacting with colleagues, leading teams and driving business results in a global environment. The cohort will also visit several corporations to engage with business professionals.

Topics Include:

US Culture & Cross-Cultural Awareness: Learn skills for successful professional and social interactions at Purdue and in the US. Classroom work, community activities, and interactions with community groups.

English Business Language & Communication: Learn various skills related to use of English in the US Business environment, verbal and written communication. Classroom discussions, reading and written projects (individual and group), oral presentations and speeches (formal and impromptu), and activities related to US colloquialisms and slag.

US Business Etiquette & US Job Search: Skills for successful networking interactions and job search activities within the US business environment. Mock interviews, resume preparation and review, networking exercises, social activities, and on-site company visits.

Case Analysis Process & Practice: In-depth review and practice of case analysis process used in coursework and case competitions. Classroom, team case analysis, and case presentations to panels.

Students who successfully finish each step of the Pre-MBA/Master's Program will receive a certificate of completion and six college credits (that do not count towards graduation for Master's students).

Pre-MBA/Master’s Program

Students entering in August 2018 are eligible to attend the Pre-MBA/Master's Program. Registration is open at this time.

Please click on the following link to register:  Pre-MBA/Masters Register

BEB students in rawls hallProgram Details: Classes will be held on the Purdue University campus in Rawls Hall/Krannert Buildings.

Start Date: Monday July 9

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Cost: $3,950.00

Housing: On-campus housing is not provided. See Relocation and Housing Information for living in West Lafayette/Lafayette, Indiana

Questions: Contact or 765-494-0773