Merage School of Business

Certificate in Leadership, Innovation, Management, and Business (CLIMB)

Available dates

Jul 19—31, 2020
14 days
Irvine, California, United States
USD 2495
USD 178 per day


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About the course

Join an elite group of international students from all backgrounds, and learn the critical business skills required to succeed in today's global economy.

The Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine’s Summer 2018 Certificate in Leadership, Innovation, Management and Business (CLIMB) International Residential program will run from Saturday, July 28th to Friday, August 10th.

CLIMB includes 32 hours of classroom instruction, transportation, a welcome reception dinner and graduation lunch, local (company) site visits, a day in Los Angeles guided tour, Southern California cultural events, University of California Certificates of Completion, and optional on-campus room and board.

This essential two-week program is open to all international undergraduate and graduate students and is designed so that the topics are relevant to both business and non-business students. CLIMB is highly interactive and engaging and exposes international students to important business topics to help develop key skills that will make them stand out from their peers, regardless of major or field of interest.

Students will study at a top-ranked US institution. The University of California, Irvine is ranked #9 Public University in the US by US News and World Report, #58 in the World by Shanghai Jiao Tong (ARWU), #1 for Student Accessibility by NY Times, and #10 Best Value by Forbes. The Paul Merage School of Business consistently ranks in the top 10% of all AACSB-accredited programs.

Learning Outcomes

Differentiate yourself from your fellow peers and colleagues.

  • Use critical thinking skills and knowledge of business theory and practice to make effective decisions.
  • Integrate concepts from various disciplines to identify and develop business strategies.
  • Demonstrate a global perspective and an awareness of how cultural differences impact businesses.
  • Exercise effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience Southern California and learn about US culture.

Who should attend

This course is open to all international undergraduate and graduate business and non-business students.

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