22 June - 27 July 2019

The Global Village for Future Leaders of Business and Industry® is an applied leadership, cross cultural training program designed for young professionals and experienced students (ages 21-35) who share the dream of building a leadership career in business and industry, who want to make a positive change in life, and who want to form an active and global network.

 

“The five weeks of the Global Village include a variety of learning experiences, including program courses, group business projects, executive visitors and panels, culture nights and country presentations, and visits to area businesses and New York City and Washington, DC.”

The Global Village for Future Leaders of Business and Industry at the Iacocca Institute at Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, USA is a unique five-week educational program for future entrepreneurs from around the world. Each year, the program admits about 100 Iacocca Interns from over 45 countries. The five weeks of the Global Village include a variety of learning experiences, including program courses, group business projects, executive visitors and panels, culture nights and country presentations, and visits to area businesses and New York City and Washington, DC.

By participating in the program, students will:
  • Enhance leadership skills
  • Develop a network of friends who are current and future leaders and entrepreneurs
  • Clarify career goals from a “mountain top” perspective
  • Learn how to conduct international business from outstanding executives in the USA
  • Improve teamwork skills