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Business French Summer School - HEC Montréal:
Conveniently situated close to downtown, HEC Montréal School of Management is ranked among the top university business schools worldwide. We provide a four-week Business French Summer School that will help you reach your language and professional goals.

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Available to students from around the world from beginner to advanced level, our Business French program allows you to participate in a total immersion experience to acquire or refine your writing and speaking skills in Business French, thereby increasing your opportunities in the international job market. All participants are awarded a Course Certificate at the end of the Summer School. This program is available to students ages 18+ and no previous business experience is required.

HEC Montréal School of Management - Quality Business School:

Photo of Business French Summer School in CanadaFounded in 1907, HEC Montréal was the first university business school in North America to be awarded the three most prestigious accreditations in its field: AMBA, AACSB International and EQUIS.

- AMBA  (Association of MBAs) is a London-based international organization that accredits postgraduate business programs at business schools worldwide.

AACSB International  (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) was founded in 1916 to accredit schools of business, and is an association of educational institutions, businesses, and other organizations devoted to the advancement of management education. 

- EQUIS  (European Quality Improvement System) specializes in accrediting higher education institutions of management and business administration.

This recognition, combined with the quality of our study programs and our accomplished faculty has resulted in our reputation as one of the top university business schools in the world. 

With more than 12,000 students at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels, we welcome students from 132 countries worldwide. Our Business French Summer School – Language and Culture is part of the various language programs offered by the Centre for Communication Quality of HEC Montréal.

Learning French is Hugely Beneficial in Business & International Relations:

Image of Business French Summer School in CanadaIn the world of international business affairs, the ability to speak multiple languages is a major asset, no matter the profession.

Spoken by more than 200 million people on the 5 continents, French is truly a global language. Fluency in French can be a major asset and will multiply your chances in today’s job market within your own country or internationally. 

It is also an important language in the field of international relations, with numerous international organizations using French as their official language: European Union, United Nations, UNESCO, NATO, among others. Without a doubt, French brings an added value to your professional career.

4-Week Business French Immersion Program - For Beginner to Advanced Levels:

- Intensive courses in Business French focusing on the 4 key skills: writing, reading, listening and speaking
- Oral communication workshops based on the workplace and the French-speaking business world
- Short seminars / conferences in Marketing and Management
- Numerous sports / sociocultural activities (afternoons, evenings, weekends)
- No prior knowledge in Business (work or studies) required
- On-campus lodging option

Certificate Awarded:
A course certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the program. This is worth 3 credits* or equivalent to ± 7 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System).

*Credits obtained through HEC Montréal for students officially registered in a full-time study program at HEC Montréal. For all the other participants, the transfer of credits will be subject to approbation of their university of origin if they still hold a student status.

Student Testimonials:

Photos of Business French Summer School - HEC Montréal"HEC Montréal is a beautiful institution on the Mount Royal right in downtown Montreal. You learn French both inside and outside the classroom through many visits and outings all related to the program. Montreal is an incredible city with an old-world flair in a modern French-speaking metropolis. A little of Paris in North America!"
- Iain Schwimmer, Boston, USA

"I found it to be a very hands-on program that helped me acquire valuable skills in French that I'll be able apply in my studies and future professional career!"
- Colum Stuart, Manchester, England

"An amazing program that helped me gain confidence with my use of French in professional settings. Loved all the outings in beautiful Montreal and all the company visits that were part of this well-rounded program (Cirque du Soleil - Bombardier...). Highly recommended."
- Judy Tyler, New York City, USA

Montreal - A Beautiful & Historic City:

Picture of Business French Summer School in CanadaHEC Montréal campus is situated on the northern slope of the magnificent Mount Royal Park, only a few short minutes away by Métro (subway) from downtown Montreal.

Montreal is considered to be the 2nd-largest French-speaking city in the world after Paris, making it the perfect place to improve your Business French skills.

Renowned for its varied cultural offerings and historic richness, it provides a safe and friendly environment and was recently awarded the title of best university city in Canada (according to the British firm QS). Montreal is ideally situated close to appealing destinations, such as Quebec City, Boston and New York.

Accommodation:
HEC Montréal can offer you a lodging option in partnership with University of Montreal’s Studios Hôtel. Located less than a 10-minute walk away from HEC Montréal, the Studios Hôtel offers a comfortable and friendly environment at an affordable price.

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Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2019-05-29 were from:

Shanghai, China;   Dominican Republic;   Novomoskovsk, Russia, Tula region, Russia;   Indianapolis, IN, USA;   Herndon/Virginia, USA;   UAE;   Israel;   Westerville - Columbus, USA;   essex, UK & England;   Kumasi/Ashanti, Ghana;   and more.