Residential Tuition :
Extended Commuter Tuition:
Session 1: June 19-July 1, 2022
Session 2: July 3-July 15, 2022
Session 3: July 17-July 29, 2022
New Haven, CT
Students will learn firsthand from business veterans about starting and running a business. Over the course of the program, they will develop a plan for a new venture and pitch their idea to real world investors. Along the way, meet with leaders from different areas of business and finance.
Excursions at Yale – Students visit Platt LaBonia for a behind the scenes look at running a small business. In addition, they will visit one of the startup business incubators in the New Haven area to meet with real world entrepreneurs
Meet your instructor
MARQUITA A. TAYLOR, PH.D., MPH, MBA
Business & Entrepreneurship Yale University
Dr. Marquita Taylor is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Taylor holds a Ph.D. and both an MBA and MPH. Her primary research focuses on entrepreneurship and ways to foster entrepreneurial activity and advancement among African Americans. She has taught business at the University of California Los Angeles, Concordia University of Wisconsin, and internationally over the last eight years. In addition to being an entrepreneur, her career has included experiences in government finance and project management, and the private sector. Her academic and professional achievements led her to Yale University nearly five years ago. She managed the Social Innovation Lab at the Center for Public Service and Social Justice for several years. She also served as a Mentor in Residence at Yale's Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking.Learn more
Topics you'll explore
Students will examine best practices in Research and Development (R&D), Operations, Marketing, and Finance. Understand the mechanics of scaling a business while maintaining quality.
Students become part of a new company and configure themselves into teams working on various aspects of a business. The program culminates in a shark tank environment with professional investors.
Meet with range of business people, from small business owners, mid-level managers and execs from Goldman Sachs, McKinsey consultant, and CEO.
From creative marketers to hard-nosed financial analysts, there are myriad careers you may not have heard of. Together we will discuss the career options and the academic paths to get there.