What is the Summer Business Academy?

THE SUMMER BUSINESS ACADEMY IS A WEEK-LONG COURSE DESIGNED TO TEACH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS THE ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS LEADERSHIP AND THE PATHWAY TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE ENVIRONMENT OF A COLLEGIATE CAMPUS. WITH A COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM CONCENTRATED IN FIVE DAYS, SBA WILL GIVE STUDENTS THE KNOWLEDGE, GUIDANCE AND RESOURCES THEY NEED TO UNDERSTAND THE WORKINGS OF BUSINESS AS WELL AS CREATE A BUSINESS OF THEIR OWN, BUILDING UP TO A BUSINESS PITCH COMPETITION AT THE END OF THE WEEK. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE
May 11TH

decision notification
May 18TH

The application is closed. However, if you are still interested in applying, send an email to sba@hsa.net.

This YEAR'S PROGRAM DATES

JUNE 19TH - 23rd, 2017 (M-F)

June 26TH - 30TH, 2017 (M-F)

JULY 10TH - 14th, 2017 (M-F)

July 19TH - 23rd, 2017 (W-SUN)

July 31st - august 4TH, 2017 (M-F)

AUGUST 7TH - 11TH, 2017 (M-F)

Last Year's PROGRAM Dates

June 20th - 24th, 2016 (M-F)

July 11th - 15th, 2016 (M-F)

july 27th - 31st, 2016 (W-Sun)

August 8th - 12th, 2016 (m-f)

Sign up for our mailing list for more information regarding program dates and for updates on the Academy.


a snapshot of your week at SBA...

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Morning

Welcome and Introductions

Leadership Skills

Customer Research

Marketing

Language of Business

Entrepreneur Case Study @ Harvard Business School

Presentation and Public Speaking Skills

Creating a PowerPoint

Practice Business Pitches

Revising Business Plans

Afternoon

Entrepreneurship and Idea Generation

Team Formation

Entrepreneurs Panel at Harvard iLab

Teamwork Exercises

Customer Development Interviews

How to Write a Business Plan

Job/College Interview Workshop

Resume-Building Workshop

College Admissions

Pitch Competition

Awards Ceremony

Assignments

Brainstorming Your Pitch Idea

Develop Elevator Pitch

Researching Your Market and Creating A Marketing Plan

Finalizing Your Business Plan

Develop Pitch Outline

Creating a PowerPoint for Your Business Pitch

For more information: