International Institute for Higher Education 







International Institute for Higher Education 





About International Leadership Program (ILP)

Business Innovation:

Your Future in Business Starts Today


International Leadership Program - Business Innovation (ILP-BI) is a 7 Days to Startup. It is specifically designed to provide high school and university students with a foundation in business, while developing the skills to lead the next innovative revolution.


You’ll discover your passion for entrepreneurship and innovation by competing in an exciting start-up style simulation that takes you from ideation to product launch, and challenges you to make the critical decisions of an entrepreneur!


ILP Business Innovation program takes place at several nationally ranked business schools.

Gain hands-on business and start-up experience, participate in professional site visits to a top company, and discover the insider knowledge and skills you need to chart a lucrative career path. Take your place among the international’s highly motivated high school and university students—those who understand that their future depends on having a foundation of business skills to succeed!



Program Highlights

Start-up Style Simulation

Develop the next great idea through a collaborative and competitive simulation, using an adaptable startup business model to focus on staying relevant with customer-centric innovations and market trends.

Speaking Events

Hear about successful business ventures, and be guided through the key elements of launching a business by accomplished and innovative business professionals who participate in ILP Business Innovation. Keynote speakers include  CEO's and President's of international companies. 

Business Case Study

The ILP  Business Innovation curriculum also features a comprehensive case study to identify the strengths and weaknesses of an innovative corporation.  

College and Career Readiness

Experience college culture while residing on the campus of a respected business school, and take part in valuable workshops that focus on college success and career skills, including interviewing and personal branding.  



2021 Program Agenda

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Tuition for ILBI includes:


  1. A full schedule of classes, briefings, lectures, and simulations

  2. A personalized Certificate of Completion

  3. Housing accommodations

  4. All on-campus meals

  5. Course materials

  6. Transportation as needed for site visits

  7. Program faculty and supervisory staFF



NOTE: Transportation to and from the program location is NOT included in tuition.

Payment Options:


You may pay in full today or opt to enroll in our convenient payment plan.


Also you may pay with debit card, credit card ot international wire transfer.



Let us show you how other students use fundraising to cover some or all of their tuition costs. Make fundraising part of your International Leadership Business Innovation personal success story.

2021 Program Scholarships:


WE  offer a limited number of scholarships to qualified students each year based upon financial need, scholastic merit, leadership achievements, and other factors. LEARN MORE.


ILP Business Innovation Main FAQs  

Is International Leadership Program: Business Innovation – 7 Days to Startup for me?


This summer’s business program is for you if you are a high school and university student interested in exploring all of the various business career options available. ILP Business Innovation is your springboard to achieving tremendous success in college and in a future career in business.To attend ILP Business Innovation, you must be in grades 9–12 during the 2020-2021 school year. Many of our students are nominated by educators, leaders from youth organizations and participating institutions, but open enrollments are welcome from qualified high school students who want to make the most of this opportunity.


What is included in tuition?


Your tuition for ILP Business Innovation includes housing, on-campus meals, supervisory personnel, program materials, all program activities, site visits, a Certificate of Completion and local transportation during the program.


However, your transportation to and from home and the program location is NOT included in tuition. While attending the program, you will only need money for off-campus meals, souvenirs, snacks and other incidentals.


How will I be supervised?


Your safety and well-being during the program is our highest priority. The program is structured so that you will reside in a safe, controlled environment. You will be closely supervised by professionally trained staff, including faculty advisors who serve as educational facilitators and chaperones, security personnel, operations personnel and a program coordinator.


Other safety measures include:


  1. Greeting students at the designated airport upon their arrival and providing shuttle service directly to the program site, as well as providing shuttle service back to the airport on departure day.

  2. Maintaining a student-to-staff ratio of 15-to-1.

  3. Providing same-sex rooms and same-sex floors.

  4. Requiring all students to attend all activities.

  5. Checking rooms nightly and ensuring that students remain in their rooms.

  6. Having night monitors in place to support students who may become ill or who have an emergency during the night.

  7. Equipping all staff members with two-way communication devices.



Where will I stay?


For the summer 2021 ILP Business Innovation program, all students are housed on college campuses. 


How many students share a room?

Each room will house three students. You will have your own bed.


Can my parents attend the program?


No. Your parents or guardians are not allowed to accompany you during the program. Gaining independence, including experiencing new things on your own, is an essential part of your growth during the program. However, it is perfectly fine for your family to travel with you to the program location and stay in the area while you are attending the program.


Do I need to make my own flight arrangements?


Yes. Your tuition does not include transportation to and from your home and the program location. We recommend that you make necessary flight arrangements only AFTER you receive confirmation that you are officially enrolled.


Can special dietary needs be met?


We make every effort to meet the dietary needs of all our students, provided the request is submitted prior to the start of the conference.  When you complete the Student Information Form, you will have the opportunity to make special dietary requests.