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    Wharton Summer High School Programs: Leadership in the Business World


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Business/Entrepreneurship
    • Sub-Categories: Business, Finance, Career Exploration
    • Selective: Yes
    • Ages: 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: > $7,000+
    • Career Clusters: Business Management and Administration
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Leadership in the Business World (LBW) is an intensive summer program for a select group of rising high school seniors who want an introduction to a top-notch undergraduate business education and the opportunity to hone their leadership, teamwork, and communication skills.

    Designed to provide students with a glimpse of Wharton’s undergraduate curriculum, LBW offers opportunities to learn about leadership in 21st century organizations through a dynamic and rigorous mix of classes with Wharton professors and business leaders, real-time business simulations, and team-building activities.

    Each summer, LBW students:

    • Attend lectures and presentations from outstanding Wharton faculty and guest speakers
    • Participate in classroom discussions about core business subjects, including research-based theories of leadership and teamwork
    • Practically apply real-world business practices through Wharton Interactive’s digital simulations and case competitions
    • Conduct research on business enterprises and speak with successful leaders across the industries of finance, entrepreneurship, entertainment, real estate, retail, and more