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Global Certificate Program

Certificate Program is 3 week program ( July 9 - July 27, 2018 )


About the Program

Course Description

The 3-week program includes lectures on three distinct areas as described below as well as a class focusing on English language skills. Classes will run Monday through Thursday for four hours each day. On Fridays and weekends, participants will attend field trips and events planned by GSI and will have free time to enjoy activities of their own choice.

Course Description

Money & Business Leadership Skills American Society
This course will cover issues faced by international business organizations. Participants will enhance their global awareness as they learn important skills needed to function competitively in an interdependent world.  This course will focus on principles and skills that define leadership skills. Participants will build on their current skills and enhance their resume by gaining a solid understanding of effective leadership strategies.  This course offers an overview of contemporary American society and events important to American history. Present-day issues and perspectives will be examined through readings, multimedia, and communicative activities.
Special Lectures English Communication Skills
The certificate program includes special lectures from high-level faculty and administration at Stony Brook University on topics ranging from the Global Challenge of Infectious Diseases to the Global Impact of the American Presidential Election. This course will help participants enhance their English language skills, focusing on oral presentation skills and fluency. In addition, instructors will provide guided support with the material covered in the lectures on business, leadership skills, and American culture.


Schedule (Tentative)

10:00AM - 12:00PM Communication Skills: Focus on American Culture
12:00PM - 1:15PM Lunch Break
1:30PM - 3:30PM Money & Business Leadership Skills American Society


You must be at least 17 years old (born before 7/10/2001) and have intermediate level of English Proficiency.


Language Proficiency

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We recommend an intermediate level of English language proficiency. If you do not have score for IELTS, TOEFL, (or Chinese CET): You will take an English proficiency placement test via Skype.

Please email us at for details.

Important Dates

Application Deadline Class Registration Payment Program Dates
April 1 April 1 - June 30 June 30 July 10 - July 29

Estimated Costs

Total Cost


Please email us at or call us at  +1 (631) 632-7031. We look forward to hearing from you! 

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