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    NYU Summer Programs: Topics in Business – Project Management


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential, Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July, August
    • Session Length: One Week, Other
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Category: Career Exploration
    • Sub-Categories: Business
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 16, 17, 18, 19
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Career Clusters: Business Management and Administration
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: (212) 998-7006
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    Are you imagining a future as a CEO or founder of your own company? Have you ever wondered what skills you will need to launch a product and build a successful business? All businesses, whether in tech, marketing, advertising, engineering, nonprofits, investing, or communication, need skilled leaders who can manage and execute projects. 

    This course exposes you to cutting-edge tools for handling project planning and management in business—and in life. Projects can include everything from applying to college to building the next Facebook to designing a self-driving car. Together we’ll take a new or existing idea and transform it into a full-blown project.

    The class will dive into the fundamentals of project management including:

    • Assessing the key areas for project planning
    • Identifying and managing risk
    • Using communication skills for managing your team
    • Working within the “tradeoff triangle” of budget, time, and scope
    • Through case studies, in-class activities, and guest speakers, you’ll get a bird’s eye view of project work today and its important role in your future.

    Ideal For

    • High school students who have completed grades 9, 10, or 11
    • High school students who are interested in exploring opportunities in project management for their own business or their professional future

    You'll Walk Away With

    • Key management skills that can be applied to any project, including an understanding of how to set up a team, manage project personnel and run successful meetings
    • The ability to design a project schedule, practice time management, and produce a project communication plan (including social media)


    Cost and Session Information

    Fees for Summer 2023

    Application Fee: $25 (non-refundable)

    Tuition & Program Fees: $2,495 per course

    Housing & Dining Fees: $607 per week

    Housing & Dining Fees are still being finalized