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Session A: Doing Business in New York

This 3-week theme features weekly courses July 6-24, 2020.  Students may join our Doing Business in New York courses for 1, 2 or 3 weeks in July.  Students may also combine these courses with the Session B program, International Relations, which is held July 27-August 14, 2020.  A 6 week Intensive IELTS Preparation course on Fridays is available in addition to the Doing Business in New York or International Relations courses.

Courses

The minimum English proficiency to be succesful in the below courses is CEFR B1, TOEFL score of 55, or IELTS score of 5.5.

Week 1: Speak like an American: American Communication Styles
July 6-9, 2020

These two courses explore various types of cultural communication, focusing on cultural communication in the United States.  Students will learn the different types and characteristics of communication styles common in the U.S. particularly in American business.  Students who would like to extend learning beyond the classroom may join two trips that compliment the skills they've learned during courses 1 and 2.

  • Course 1: Understanding American Communication Styles (Monday and Tuesday morning)
    Identify and analyze general global cultural communication styles and characteristics of American communication; understand American idioms and sports jargon commonly used in business
  • Course 2: Practicing American Communication Styles (Wednesday and Thursday morning)
    Recognize and use typical American etiquette and styles of non-verbal communication; use American idioms and sports jargon commonly used in business
  • Trips (Tuesday and Thursday afternoon)
    Two trips designed around this week's lessons will be held Tuesday and Thursday afternoon.  Trips may include business visits, museums, historical sites, and walking tours of New York City neighborhoods. 
     

Week 2: Be a Leader: Leadership in America
July 13-17, 2020

In these two courses, students discover characteristics and styles of leadership typically embraced and practiced by Americans.  Students will explore and practice different leadership styles commonly found in the United States and within American business culture.  They will also learn aspects of leadership development and management typical in the U.S. such as team building and conflict resolution.  Students who would like to extend learning beyond the classroom may join two trips that compliment the skills they've learned during courses 1 and 2.

  • Course 1: Understanding American Leadership Styles (Monday and Tuesday morning)
    Examine and employ American styles of leadership; discuss and illustrate American-style management
  • Course 2: Practicing American Leadership Styles (Tuesday and Thursday morning)
    Analyze and demonstrate culturally American positive leadership traits; demonstrate and plan American-style team building
  • Trips (Tuesday and Thursday afternoon)
    Two trips designed around this week's lessons will be held Tuesday and Thursday afternoon.  Trips may include business visits, museums, historical sites, and walking tours of New York City neighborhoods.
     

Week 3: Start your Own Business:  Exploring Start-ups in NYC
July 20-23, 2020

In these two courses, students explore key concepts needed to start a business. The course surveys the creation of a company, providing the context for job-related writing samples, templates, and presentations.  Students will understand and create effective business documents such as a white paper, project plans, short reports, culminating in a meeting presentation.  We invite students to customize the course content to their own needs. Bring business goals, materials, and questions. Emphasis will be placed on start-ups specifically in the New York area, but students will analyze all course content through the context of their local cultural and business environments.   Students who would like to extend learning beyond the classroom may join two trips that compliment the skills they've learned during courses 1 and 2.

  • Course 1: Understanding Start-Ups (Monday and Tuesday morning)
    Assess and analyze market trends and needs; determine facilities and personnel needs; clearly and concisely communicate ideas in an organized manner
  • Course 2: Building Start-Ups (Wednesday and Thursday morning)
    Analyze and demonstrate culturally American positive leadership traits; demonstrate and plan American-style team building
  • Trips (Tuesday and Thursday afternoon)
    Two trips designed around this week's lessons will be held Tuesday and Thursday afternoon.  Trips may include business visits, museums, historical sites, and walking tours of New York City neighborhoods.
     

Tuition and Fees

Summer in NYC Package

Course 1, course 2, and trips (16 hours per week) $305 per week

Housing (triple or quad room in a Pace student residence hall*) $240 per week

Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) $225 per week

*Homestay options also available. Email us for prices.

Part-time

Course 1 (6 hours per week) $125 per week

Course 1 and 2 (12 hours per week) $250 per week

Trips (4 hours per week) $82 per week

IELTS Preparation (4 hours per week, 6 weeks) $492 for 6 weeks

Schedule for Summer School (PDF)


Accommodation

Visit our accommodation page for detailed information on Pace student residence halls.


Student Life

There are regular activities offered by the English Language Institute for all of our students. Join these activities and meet other international students, and see and experience New York City. Activities are typically held Friday afternoons and are free or low cost. This is a great way to maximize your time in New York City and get to know the city even more.  These student life trips are not connected to the curriculum or content of the Summer School courses. 


Registration

Register online.


Contact Us

For more information, please contact the English Language Institute at the New York City campus.

Email: eli@pace.edu

Phone: (212) 346-1562