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Summer Pre-College Programs


Business and Entrepreneurship

Discover all aspects of the business world.

Sunday, July 19 – Saturday, August 1, 2020
Residential-Only Program

In this course, you will develop the skills, values, and attitudes needed for success in business and innovation development whether starting a new venture from scratch or evaluating existing business. Topics include major functional areas of business, including marketing, human resources, legal structures, operations, accounting and finance, and risk management. You will be introduced to a variety of business development tools as an aid in the development of a business model and plan. You will:

  • Work in teams to develop a business idea into a comprehensive business plan.
  • Participate in an in-class “Shark Tank” pitch session.
  • Meet and chat with successful entrepreneurs from the most innovative companies (both established businesses and startups).
  • Visit Wall Street and the Financial District.

For further information, please contact:

Office of High School and Pre-College Programs
Summer Pre-College Programs
p – 516.877.3410
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