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Global Business English/Pre-MBA (GLOBE)

The GLOBE program is…

Designed to meet the needs of prospective and pre-MBA students as well as business professionals.

For participants with a university degree who place into ELC level 4 Speaking/Listening AND Reading/Writing (or higher).

Curriculum: 24 class hours per week*

  • The Language of Business Information is a modular integrated skills course that focuses on concepts and key vocabulary related to specific topics such as marketing, finance, international business, and human resources. Topics vary each term; all modules are covered in a 2-term sequence. The course uses case studies and current business news from authentic sources and includes research and visits to local business.
  • Academic Reading/Writing classes emphasize essay writing, advanced academic reading, research skills, and strategies for graduate level coursework.
  • GMAT Preparation
  • Skills for Graduate School Success

GLOBE Program Special Features

  • MBA class observations: Upon request, arrangements can be made for GLOBE participants to observe a class at Drexel's LeBow College of Business
  • Networking receptions: Meet other international visitors and local residents at receptions sponsored by the International Visitors Council of Philadelphia.
  • Prospective MBA workshops: Workshops on topics like choosing an MBA program, writing an application essay, or preparing for an interview will be offered each term.
  • Lecture opportunities: Gain valuable insights on the U.S. business scene in lectures at Drexel's LeBow College of Business, the Baiada Center for Entrepreneurship in Technology, and other departments.

* Note:  There is an supplemental charge for this program due to additional hours and features.