Business & Law Track

Pre-College Exploration Academy



Whatever you do in life, foundational business skills such as sales, marketing, and financial management, will serve you well. In addition, trial law techniques such as crafting an argument and effective communication can help you in most situations.


January Session - Days 1 & 2:
January 23, 2021 January 24, 2021

January Session - Days 3 & 4:
January 30, 2021 January 31, 2021

June Session - Days 1 & 2:
June 12, 2021 June 13, 2021

June Session - Days 3 & 4:
June 19, 2021 June 20, 2021

Topics you'll cover


Learn the basics of starting a business: from raising money and pitching to investors to developing a marketing plan and selling your first product.

Your instructor:

Dr. Michellana Jester, MIT

Dr. Michellana Jester is a Lecturer and GLab Course Manager at the MIT Sloan School of Management.


Entrepreneurship and innovation in Silicon Valley. How design thinking fuels innovation and can aid in personal leadership development.

Your instructor:

Cathy Chang, Silicon Valley Insitute

Cathy Chang is the Founder and Principal of Silicon Valley Institute.

Management & Strategy

Work through a business case study in the style pioneered by Harvard Business School.

Your instructor:

Peter Mombaur, former McKinsey & Co. consultant

Peter Mombaur has global experience ranges from being a management consultant with McKinsey & Co., an investor, and entrepreneur.


Get an in-depth look into the legal profession and learn about the judicial system through analysis of a real world case.

Your instructor:

George Muksian, Wesleyan University

George Muksian combines a lifetime of courtroom experience with teaching experience at some of the nation's top universities

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