Course Highlights

  • Dive into the four main subdisciplines of business: operations, marketing, finance and management.
  • Generate an idea using the Business Model Canvas, a widely-used organizational tool for entrepreneurs.
  • Develop a business plan for your startup with an executive summary, financial projections and market analysis.
  • Create your own pitch deck, and present it to judges in a Shark Tank environment.

Course Highlights

  • Dive into the four main subdisciplines of business: operations, marketing, finance and management.
  • Generate an idea using the Business Model Canvas, a widely-used organizational tool for entrepreneurs.
  • Develop a business plan for your startup with an executive summary, financial projections and market analysis.
  • Create your own pitch deck, and present it to judges in a Shark Tank environment.
  • W H E N
    • Early July: July 5–July 17, 2020
    • Late July: July 19–July 31, 2020
  • T U I T I O N

    Residential: $4,998 USD

    Extended Commuter: $3,398 USD

    Commuter: $2,798 USD

Overview

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.

Excursion may include a  tour of the Better Business Bureau office and a variety of local businesses.

Hands-On Learning

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.

Career Exploration

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.

Note: Summer Springboard programs are not run by our campus partners. Universities and their affiliated departments are not responsible for the Summer Springboard program in any way.