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Global Executive Workshop Overview


VIPP welcomes opportunities to work with government agencies, educational institutions, companies, NGOs, and foundations on customized intensive group training. Our Global Executive Workshops are designed to meet your organization's needs and feature access to MSU's world-class facilities, the opportunity to make lasting connections with counterparts in your industry, and unique professional development experiences around the country. 

Our most recent Global Executive Workshops included both public and private organizations from South Korea, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia. Our curriculum spans various fields, including Higher Education Leadership, Teachers Training, Law, Organization Change and Innovation, e-Government and ICT (Information, Communication & Technology), Senior Executive Compensation, Transportation Finance, Urban Planning & Sustainability, Journalism, Sustainable Tourism, Forestry Health and Management, Biodiversity, Genetic Seed Breeding, and Agricultural Emergency and Risk Management. 

Fully Customized Programs

VIPP designs programs to suit a variety of learning outcomes, goals, and professional backgrounds. Workshops range from three days to six weeks, and offer a combination of lectures, professional meetings, on-site visits, and cultural excursions. Each Global Executive Workshop is unique in terms of its scope, format, length, and location. VIPP, in collaboration with MSU colleges and offices, can fulfill dynamic training needs within the organization’s budget constraints. We deliver engaging programs for your organization that can feature any combination of residential, face-to-face, remote, and blended experiences.

360-degree Service 

VIPP provides 360-degree service for Global Executive Workshops, from program development to logistics support, including transportation, lodging, and meals. VIPP's seamless service meets the needs of both sponsor and workshop participants. 

Programing Locations

Participants will connect with faculty and the world-class research facilities on Michigan State University's campus in East Lansing, Michigan. Site visits and meetings with industry leaders are arranged all over the country. Past workshop participants have visited Detroit, Chicago, New York City, Washington DC, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, and Quebec City. Participants meet with professionals in multinational corporations, city and federal government agencies, and relevant organizations in their fields.

Contact Us

Contact us today to learn how VIPP can help your organization's development. We would be happy to work with you to design a program to fit your organization's needs and goals. Please email us at vipp(at)