6. What is the difference between the Utah/Amsterdam program and the other Frontier Market Scouts trainings?

The only big difference between all programs is the campus and location you are receiving the training. The curriculum and caliber of instructors is the exact same as the other FMS trainings.  The one key difference for the Utah program compared to others is that it takes a slightly more domestic US market approach and explores key themes around impact investing and social enterprise in the US compared to more emerging markets.

What is the difference between IPSS, DPMI Plus, and FMS?

So what is the difference between IPSS, DPMI Plus, and FMS?

Hint--It's in the details.

When deciding whether to do IPSS, DPMI Plus, or FMS, students should consider the following:

1) Which training program(s) should I complete?

9. Is there an English proficiency requirement?

While test scores are not required, non-native English speaking FMS candidates should be proficient in English to fully benefit from the certificate training. 

Recommended Minimum: TOEFL 

  • Internet-based test: 79
  • Writing sub-score: 23
  • No sub-scores below 19

Recommended Minimum: IELTS

  • 6.5 Overall
  • No Sub-score below 6.0

Please contact Carolyn Meyer at cmeyer@miis.edu if you have questions. 

What is the difference between DPMI Plus, IPSS, and FMS?

So what is the difference between IPSS, DPMI Plus, and FMS?

Hint--It's in the details.

When deciding whether to do IPSS, DPMI Plus, or FMS, students should consider the following:

1) Which training program(s) should I complete?