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Visiting International Professional Program


Home for Today's Professional Tomorrow's Leader


The Visiting International Professional Program within the International Studies and Programs at Michigan State University is a world leader in providing executive education and professional development training for academics, professionals, business leaders and policy makers around the world. VIPP’s non-degree, certificate programs, including intensive executive workshops, help prepare today’s professionals from all disciplines to become tomorrow’s leaders in a new global world. Our programs focus on developing skills, knowledge and expertise that today’s professionals must master to succeed in a competitive work environment; critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, innovation, communication and collaboration skills, research skills, leadership and intercultural competencies, and global awareness.