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Custom Programs

Custom Program Overview

The ELP has been delivering custom workshops, courses, and programs for foundations, multinational corporations, universities, and government agencies for over 30 years. We offer custom programs when our regularly scheduled programs do not take place at a convenient time of year or when our programs do not include the type of academic and sociocultural experiences that a sponsor might be seeking. We work closely with sponsors to design a program of study that fully meets the needs of the participants.

Custom programs are typically designed for groups of 15-30 participants, and are at least 4 weeks long. Most custom programs are designed for university students, teachers, or other working professionals. The cost of a custom program will vary greatly depending on factors such as the number of participants, the number and size of classes, the length and intensity of the program, and the number and type of sociocultural experiences.

Please contact Jack Sullivan, Director, to discuss potential opportunities.  If possible, please fill out and send the ELP Custom Program Questionnaire to begin planning your program.

Recent Custom Programs 

English for Professional Development Banco Santander 2020
Research Skills and Academic English Program for University Lecturers US International Education Association 2020
Custom English for Leadership and Innovation Shanghai University of Finance and Economics 2020
Foundations of Application Essay Writing: workshop series and individualized essay coaching King Abdullah University of Science and Technology 2020
American Language, Literature, and History Studies Program US International Education Association 2019
Meiji Academic English Program Meiji University 2018-Present
English for Journalism Online US Department of State 2018-2019
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Leadership Development Program US International Education Association 2017-2019
Electronic Science and Technology Leadership Development Program US International Education Association 2016-2019
Cross-Cultural Communication & Leadership Development Program US International Education Association 2016-Present
Custom Institute for Academic Studies  Dankook University 2016
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for English Language Learners US Department of State 2015-Present
Visiting English Institute Hitotsubashi University     2015-Present
Preparing your U.S. University Application Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman 2015-2020
English Communication Program Philadelphia Union 2015-2019
Custom Institute for Academic Studies Hitotsubashi University     2014-2016
Custom International Business Communication Program Hitotsubashi University 2014
Toyota Study Abroad Program for Prospective Employees Toyota Motors 2012-2015
The Academic English Program     Universidad del Norte      2012-2014
KAUST Gifted Students Program: University Year Preparation King Abdullah University of Science and Technology 2011-Present
Executive Communication Program Banco Bradesco 2010-2011
Foundation Year Program Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) 2009-2017
Fulbright Program in English for Graduate Studies US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs; IIE 2009-2011


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