In our increasingly connected world, business decisions made in one region affect lives in another. At the NSLC on International Business, you will think globally as you work with students from all over the world to tackle the major challenges facing business leaders today. Located in the heart of Singapore, a hub of international business and one of the most culturally vibrant countries in the world, this program allows you to explore the transformation of the economy in this global age, wrestle with issues confronting multinational businesses, and visit leading international businesses and institutions.
For additional information, please see our International Business FAQs.
Multinational Corporation Simulation
Guide a multinational corporation and make financial and operational decisions affecting the global marketplace
International Trade Simulation
Represent a nation as you and your peers work together, overcoming cultural and economic differences, to create trade agreements that are mutually beneficial
Guest Lectures & Speakers
Meet with and learn from leading executives and distinguished professors about how to build and manage successful companies and financial institutions
Dates & Locations
Note: You may need a visa to attend this program. Click here to view Singapore’s Immigration and Customs requirements for your country. Please note that U.S. citizens are not required to obtain a visa to attend this program.
Live and learn at Yale-NUS College in the heart of Singapore
Experience international business firsthand through interactive simulations workshops.
International Trade Simulation: Discover the complexities of international trade as you take control of a developing country and work with your team to grow your econonmy. Harness the power of the global system as you negotiate trade agreements and increase your country's markets.
Multinational Corporation Simulation: Direct the fortunes of a growing multinational corporation. Work with your team to make decisions in the areas of marketing, R&D, business development, and operations. Respond to corporate crises in real time as you grapple with the challenges facing international businesses.
Exclusive Guest Speakers
While at the NSLC on International Business, you will meet with and learn from leaders in the International Business community.
In past years, guest speakers at the NSLC have included:
Mr. Steven Rogers
Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School
Mr. James Moy
Business Development Manager, International Olympic Committee
Mr. Sudip Basu
Economist, International Trade, Unitied Nations
Ms. Morallina George
Program Manager, The World Bank
Ms. Charlotte Lane
Former Commissioner, United States International Trade Commission
Mr. Robert Kyloh
Senior Economic Advisor, International Labor Organization
Mr. Vinnie Lauria
Managing Partner, Golden Gate Ventures
Ms. Althea Lim
CEO, Gushcloud International
Mr. Guillem Riambau-Armet
Economics Professor, Yale-NUS College
Work together to explore the world of global business
An important part of the NSLC on International Business is seeing the sites around one of the world’s most important business hubs. These trips are designed as both sightseeing tours and exclusive educational trips specifically tailored to the area of International Business.
These trips may include:
- Gardens by the Bay
- Night Safari
- Singapore Sightseeing Tour
- Orchard Road
- Singapore Stock Exchange
- Chinatown & Little India
At the heart of each of our youth leadership programs is a curriculum designed to build concrete leadership skills that will help you succeed. From the beginning of your program you will learn to work as a team during an exciting Ropes Challenge Course. Interactive lectures and small-group workshops will give you an opportunity to build upon your strengths and minimize your weaknesses.
Leadership topics tailored to the International Business program include:
- Personality Styles and Group Dynamics
- Conflict Resolution
- Public Speaking
- Ethical Decision-Making
Your NSLC tuition is all-inclusive. Your tuition covers course materials, housing, on-campus meals, social events and transportation throughout your program.
We offer a comprehensive scholarship program to assist qualified students with the cost of NSLC tuition, based on financial need, academic merit and extracurriculars.
Fundraising is a great way to raise funds to contribute toward your NSLC program tuition while also forging relationships with leaders in your community.