Future Entrepreneurs

This Program Is For

  • Students interested in developing English language skills for business and entrepreneurship
  • Students who want to experience the innovative start-up environment of Boston

Program Features

  • Learn from expert guest speakers including real-life entrepreneurs connected to innovative businesses and professors from BU’s Questrom School of Business
  • Visit Boston-area innovation centers like the Boston University’s BUild Lab, District Hall, Cambridge Innovation Center, Babson Summer Venture Showcase, etc.
  • Develop language skills to present an elevator pitch for a new product or service
  • Collaborate with a team to present your product or service as part of a Capstone Project


  • Business Study: Learn about business concepts such as market research and validation, the entrepreneurial mindset, mergers and acquisitions, and more
  • Language Study: Develop business language and communication skills such as collaborative brainstorming, presenting and selling a product or service, expressing and defending your ideas, public speaking, and more

I was required to do a lot of presentations and I was very comfortable presenting because this skill was acquired at CELOP. It was a great place to master the language. 

Abdulrahman Alhejaili, Saudi Arabia

Class Schedule

Students participate in morning CELOP business English classes 5 days per week. Field visits and guest speaker will take place in the morning or afternoon:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 – 12:00 Class or Workshop Class or Workshop Class or Workshop Class or Workshop Class or Workshop
13:30 – 16:00 Field Visit or Guest Speaker Field Visit or Guest Speaker

Days and times are approximate and subject to change throughout the year.

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Key Facts


15 Hours


3 Weeks


Summer II



Visa Waiver (ESTA)

BU Housing


Required Proficiency Level

  • TOEFL 55, or
  • IELTS 5.5, or
  • TOEIC L&R 395, or
  • Pearson Versant 60*

*The Pearson Versant is an online test the CELOP can provide to students who do not have one of the other test scores required for admission.

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum age 17 years
  • High school graduate

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