International Leadership and Training Center

  • Live and Learn in the Heart of the U.S.A.

    You will receive warm and welcoming Midwestern hospitality in beautiful Springfield, Missouri. Located in the center of the country, Springfield is the perfect place to experience true U.S. culture.

  • Build Relationships with U.S. Businesses

    Site visits and networking help you develop contacts with organizations that add value to your experience.

  • Customized Programs in a Variety of Industries

    With subject matter experts from business to viticulture, we're ready to customize a program to fit your organizational or institutional needs.

  • Topic-Specific Training Programs

    The ILTC offers training in a variety of fields. Once we understand your organization's specific training needs, we build a customized plan to meet your goals for program content, delivery time, and participant experience.

  • Exposure to Best Practices

    Practical experience, including business visits and interaction with professional peers, ensures participants are exposed to best practices in leadership, management, and other specific training fields.

  • Cross-Cultural Classroom Experience

    Classroom experience is important for many ILTC groups. We find ways to integrate classroom learning experiences with cross-cultural opportunities so students learn to solve problems with a global mindset.

  • English Language Instruction

    English training is available to participants in a variety of formats, but is not required. Translators are available for participants who would like to complete training in their native language.

We provide high-quality, customized educational programs for international university students and professionals. Whether for academic credit or professional development, each customized program echoes the University’s public affairs mission, emphasizing cultural competence, ethical leadership, and community engagement.

Contact the International Leadership and Training Center via email, phone, or mail for more information about the programs we offer.