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    Build Yourself Up: #Winning Leadership Strategies Powered by Harvard Business Publishing

    Build Yourself Up: #Winning Leadership Strategies Powered by Harvard Business Publishing


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Online
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July, August
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Category: Business/Entrepreneurship
    • Sub-Categories: Business, Entrepreneurship
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: (408) 871-3733
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    About This Online Course

    iD Tech is the exclusive K-12 partner of Harvard Business Publishing Education.

    Whether you're planning a camping trip for your friends, launching a new after-school club, or recruiting pals to start an indie game studio, honing your leadership skills will help you succeed. Leadership comes in all shapes and sizes. Whether your style is bombastic and effervescent or more stable and insightful, you can build on your own strengths to become someone others listen to and rely on for guidance. In this course, you’ll dive into case studies and simulations from Harvard Business Publishing that will help you see the variety of paths to success–and begin the journey of forging your own. Can you push yourself, learn new skills, and accomplish things you previously only dreamed about? Don't wait until someone asks you to be a leader. Build the skills necessary to seize the moment today.

    Topics Covered
    • Understand key approaches that the most influential leaders take
    • Review how leaders and companies seize their most important moments
    • Explore simulations and case studies from Harvard Business Publishing
    • Develop a portfolio to share with potential universities or employers
    • Design a manual of success (what it means to win) for your own companies, products, and dreams
    • See a project through from start to finish
    Don't wait until someone asks you to be a leader.

    Colleges and companies are looking for students that have leadership abilities, but where do you begin? Whether you’re starting a robotics club at school or organizing a volunteer group in your community, acquiring the skills to be a leader will pay off now and in your future.

    Earn Certification

    Upon successful completion of this program, you will earn an official certificate granted by iD Tech, the exclusive K-12 education partner of Harvard Business Publishing Education. This program is graded as a pass or fail; students must receive 75% to pass and obtain the certificate of completion.

    • Certificate recognizing your skills and success
    • Insights and demos from Harvard Business Publishing content and renowned industry experts
    • Skills that can help secure internships and potential jobs
    • Portfolio to share with colleges and future employers
    Frequently Asked Questions
    Why does my teen need this program?
    55% of CEOs say “developing the next generation of leaders” is the top challenge for their organization (talespin.com). With content from Harvard Business Publishing, your teen will learn valuable skills to propel them forward in the dynamic world of leadership.
    Is this program right for my teen?
    This program is ideal for college-bound business and leadership students interested in management, launching a company, leading a nonprofit, or who generally want to develop new skills in leadership. Students can boost their portfolios with an authentic certificate which may be submitted to select universities for college applications.
    Is this program right for students new to leadership?
    This course is designed for students of all skill levels. With content exclusively from Harvard Business Publishing Education, your teen will unlock many secrets and lessons learned from case studies with Netflix, as well as fun simulations that put their leadership mettle to the test and help them think through how to respond to challenges.
    What are the technical requirements for this program?
    In order for your teen to participate, they will need a Mac or Windows computer, webcam, and stable internet connection with access to Zoom video conferencing. Curriculum will be delivered through Canvas.
    How will my teen receive their certificate?
    After successful completion of the program, your teen’s verified digital certificate will be emailed to you, at no additional cost, in the name you used when registering for the program. All certificate images shown are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of iD Tech and Harvard Business Publishing.
    Will Harvard Business Publishing faculty be teaching this course?
    This course is taught by live iD Tech instructors and features content exclusively from Harvard Business Publishing. Students will learn the same case studies and simulations taught to business undergrads, MBAs, and business leaders.

    Cost and Session Information

    Price: $1,499 USD Age: 13 - 18 Skill Level: Beginner–Advanced Format: Summer Bootcamps | Small-Group, Online Duration: Two-week