International Business School (IBS)

Earn a professional certificate in our Business Executive Programs! Study business topics with UAlbany professors and improve your business English with our ESL specialists.

Who should take this program?

Business Majors and Young International Managers

Where is the program located?

University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY), Albany, New York

When are the classes?

3-Week Programs in Summer and Winter

Why study in this program?

Gain practical insight into the American socioeconomic environment. Deepen your knowledge of management through training sessions with University at Albany business professors and visits to local companies. Earn a certificate by actively taking part in 90% or more of the project activities.

What are the main components of this program?

The program has three components: 1) Business Seminars & Workshops, 2) Business English Study, and 3) Company Visits. Past companies visited include General Electric, Regeneron, Transfinder, Vicarious Vision, and Wealth Advisory Group LLC. 

Certificates in Executive Management Programs:

  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Thinking

Certificate in Business English Program:

  • Business English First

On your free weekends, explore the great Northeast, including New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Niagara Falls, Washington (DC), and more!

Learn More

For more information, please see the IBS Americas website or contact Cathleen C. McCarthy, IELP Acting Director, at [email protected].


IBS students pose during a company visit to Plug Power

IBS students pose at the Podium Fountain on UAlbany's Uptown Campus