Chicago Booth Summer Business Scholars Program (Other UG Award, Summer School, Summer Course)

University of Chicago United States

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The award
Other UG Award, Summer School, Summer Course

How long you will study
3 Weeks

Domestic course fees
USD 5000 per total

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
USD 5000 per total

All study options

About Chicago Booth Summer Business Scholars Program at University of Chicago

Application deadlines: April 8 and April 29, 2020. Rolling admissions through June 1. 

Program Dates: July 12 - 31, 2020 - NOW ONLINE FOR SUMMER 2020

For those early in your college careers, Chicago Booth’s Summer Business Scholars Program (SBSP) is designed to help you build your business acumen and prepare yourself for future internships and full-time jobs. SBSP provides a model environment for bold future leaders to strengthen their grasp of business frameworks through an experiential curriculum delivered by world-renowned faculty and industry experts. 

2020 Curriculum: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

This year's course will give next-generation leaders the tools they need to test the viability of new venture ideas. The course will run as a lab, in which students identify the social, environmental, or business-oriented problems of highest importance, and design unique solutions. Along the way, students will enhance their personal leadership capabilities, particularly in the areas of creativity, resiliency, analytics, and communications. As emerging entrepreneurs, students will work in teams on the ideation process, business model development, and the creation of an investor pitch, which will be delivered to a panel of business professionals. During the course, students will create financial models, marketing plans, prototypes, and impact measurement tools. The course will also address the art of fundraising from angel and impact investors, venture capitalists, and other sources. Each team will be assigned an MBA student or professional as a coach to help gather information for the business plans and to create the company presentations. By the conclusion of the course, students will understand how to transform impactful ideas into real businesses.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardOther UG Award, Summer School, Summer CourseHow you will studyOnlineHow long you will study3 weeks
    Course startsJulyDomestic course feesUSD 5000 per totalInternational course feesUSD 5000 per total

Notes about fees for this course

The program fee for Summer 2020's online program is $5,000. Financial aid available. 

Entry requirements

Visa Requirements:  None. This couse will be delivered via remote instruction for  Summer  2020. 

Language Requirement: Competence in English must be demonstrated in order to qualify for admission. Applicants who are natives of the U.S., the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and other countries where English is one of the official languages and the primary language of instruction in their schools has been English do not need to submit English proficiency test results.

All other international applicants must submit results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). We strongly recommend a score of 104 or higher on the internet-based TOEFL, with subscores of 26 each. Minimum required scores on the IELTS (students must take the Academic test, not the General Training test) are an overall score of 7, with subscores of 7 each. 

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