- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: Netherlands
- Program Delivery: Day, Residential
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: July
- Session Length: Two Weeks
- Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th, PG
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Business/Entrepreneurship
- Sub-Categories: Business, Economics, Entrepreneurship
- Selective: Yes
- Ages: 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
- Career Clusters: Business Management and Administration, Marketing, Sales and Service
- Credit Awarded: No
This pre-university honours programme at the University of Amsterdam is designed for high school students interested in business and entrepreneurship. Central to this course are the foundations and implications of the dynamics of innovation. Students will learn about the process of effectively crafting, formulating, and implementing a strategic direction for a company.
Throughout the duration of the summer programme, students will gain an in-depth overview of the exciting fast-paced fields of business innovation and entrepreneurship. Students will participate in theoretical lectures and discussions based on key texts that form the foundations of this field, as well as learn from inspiring guest lectures, about start-ups and business incubators in Amsterdam: a hotbed for young business innovation in recent years. Students will also spend time on developing their own start-up ideas, which they will pitch to by the end of the course.
Our pre-university programmes are designed for high school students to experience studying in a supportive international environment hosted by the University of Amsterdam. The lectures and all course materials are in English. Participants in the course will develop study skills and become acquainted with learning methods that will give them an advantage as they continue their education at university.