For over 50 years, Syracuse University Summer College has been giving high school students the opportunity to explore their artistic, intellectual, and professional passions while experiencing college life. Our 36 different programs reflect the richness and diversity of the majors and minors at Syracuse University.
Launching a Business: Strategic Leadership & Innovation is a program for students who want to develop the skills, knowledge, mindset, and global perspective to succeed as an entrepreneur or corporate innovator - skills that employers demand. During this two-week intensive summer program, students will work individually or in a group to ideate, strategize, and develop a pitch-ready business plan.
Students will receive a firsthand experience developing strategies and designing products for the modern business world. Taught by instructors from the Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University, students will complete this course with valuable skills in management, marketing, product design, strategic planning, and entrepreneurship.
Students will learn the art and science of planning and starting a business. Taught through a combination of small group discussions, guest lectures, online and hands-on learning tools, this program is all about providing actionable content specifically designed to help you succeed in business. Flipping the classroom allows students to spend valuable class time working with peers and instructors to craft the perfect business plan. Students will walk away with a deeper understanding of global business systems and the functional importance of information technology.
Syracuse University Summer College residential students stay in a university residence hall and eat in a university dining hall. Students also have access to all of Syracuse University’s facilities, which include the library, recreation centers, and student centers. Room and board are included in the overnight summer program costs. Field trips and activities on campus give students the opportunity to relax, have fun, and make new friends.
Be sure to check out our website http://summercollege.syr.edu for more information and application deadlines!