Summer Courses in Business

Many people decide to further their education on a given topic by enrolling in a summer course, or a short-term academic program intended to enhance skills in a particular subject area. Just what is a Summer Course in Business? Designed primarily for undergraduates looking to broaden their skillsets in regards to business, these programs vary considerably in terms of content and duration. With tha… Read more

Many people decide to further their education on a given topic by enrolling in a summer course, or a short-term academic program intended to enhance skills in a particular subject area.

Just what is a Summer Course in Business? Designed primarily for undergraduates looking to broaden their skillsets in regards to business, these programs vary considerably in terms of content and duration. With that in mind, however, prospective students should anticipate building upon their knowledge of topics like general business practices, business ethics, business administration and accounting principles and practices. Additional attention may be given to human resources considerations, global business practices, management principles and employee-hiring practices, among other areas.

Many students find that taking a summer course helps prepare them for academic success during the regular school year. Many also report that they felt more prepared to continue their business studies after completing the summer course than they did prior.

Students interested in taking a Summer Course in Business will find broad variation among tuition costs for these programs. Because enrollment costs fluctuate due to considerations like where the school offering a program is located and how popular the program proves to be, students should contact each school of interest directly for business course tuition information.

Students who effectively complete summer business programs often do so in an effort to improve their skills before returning to the classroom fulltime. Some participants, however, choose to immediately enter the workforce and use the skills developed in the managerial course in a variety of business-related capacities. Common positions held by course participants include those of retail managers, restaurant managers, accounting assistants, administrative assistants or executive assistants, among others.

Many business summer programs are offered online by schools around the world and are listed in our comprehensive database. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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TOChina HUB

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Full-time
6 weeks
English
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EU Business School
Barcelona, Spain

The EU Business Summer School is specifically designed for current university students and recent university graduates of any academic backgrounds aged 18+ who are interested ... +

The EU Business Summer School is specifically designed for current university students and recent university graduates of any academic backgrounds aged 18+ who are interested in business and considering applying to a business grad school or starting up their own company. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 - 8 weeks
English
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Shanghai Jiao Tong University Antai Global Summer School
Shanghai, China

In 2013, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, established the Antai Global Summer Program (AGSP) to satisfy the growing need of helping in ... +

In 2013, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, established the Antai Global Summer Program (AGSP) to satisfy the growing need of helping international students understand China from business perspectives. -
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Full-time
3 weeks
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University of Exeter International Summer School
Exeter, United Kingdom

This programme is designed for students between the ages of 15 and 18 who are interested in a future career in the field of business and the economy.

This programme is designed for students between the ages of 15 and 18 who are interested in a future career in the field of business and the economy. -
Summer courses
Full-time
English
Campus
 
GBSB-Global Business School
Barcelona, Spain +1 More

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Full-time
2 weeks
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06 Jul 2020
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Universitat de Vic
Barcelona, Spain

The University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia offers a two-week summer program on Marketing & Business 4.0 in Barcelona. The program focuses on the following: Ev ... +

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Summer courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
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ABC Business Academy
Dublin, Ireland

The Dublin Business Academy shifts the focus of business education from traditional book learning to practical experience in the real business world. With a clear goal to give ... +

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Summer courses
Full-time
7 days
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23 Aug 2020
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St Clare's Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom

Business in Oxford is a summer course for teenagers. This course will help you develop the core skills for an international career. The programme develops collaborative and co ... +

Business in Oxford is a summer course for teenagers. This course will help you develop the core skills for an international career. The programme develops collaborative and cooperative learning and includes a visit to a business in Oxford and presentation by a guest speaker with first-hand experience of the world of business. -
Summer courses
Part-time
2 weeks
English
28 Jun 2020
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Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Barcelona, Spain

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Summer courses
Part-time
5 days
English
Sep 2020
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IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

The Summer Course in Design Thinking & Business Transformation is geared towards professionals who are interested in defining, shaping and implementing innovative strategi ... +

The Summer Course in Design Thinking & Business Transformation is geared towards professionals who are interested in defining, shaping and implementing innovative strategies in their fields of expertise to bring added value for their companies. -
Summer courses
Full-time
English
06 Jul 2020
15 Jun 2020
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United International Business Schools
Zürich, Switzerland +8 More

Our Global Summer School provides (soon to be) Undergraduate/Bachelor students the opportunity to experience cross-cultural education in an inspiring academic environment, mix ... +

Our Global Summer School provides (soon to be) Undergraduate/Bachelor students the opportunity to experience cross-cultural education in an inspiring academic environment, mixed with current UIBS students from various backgrounds. The summer school curriculum is based on our regular academic programs and courses in the field of business and management. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
06 Apr 2020
Campus
 
IES Abroad
Dublin, Ireland

Our program guarantees an internship placement to help you develop professional skills that will jump-start your career and make you more attractive to employers in today’s co ... +

Our program guarantees an internship placement to help you develop professional skills that will jump-start your career and make you more attractive to employers in today’s competitive job market. IES Internships’ unpaid, academic internships have placed interns in fields such as finance, journalism, and theatre, while also showing them the sights and sounds of Ireland. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 months
English
28 May 2020
14 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Novosibirsk State University
Novosibirsk, Russia

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Summer courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 
Ibmec
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Ibmec International Academy 2017 is an intensive business course for undergraduate and graduate students, in which the student will have one week of classes during the mon ... +

The Ibmec International Academy 2017 is an intensive business course for undergraduate and graduate students, in which the student will have one week of classes during the month of July 2017 at the Ibmec Business School, located in Rio de Janeiro. -
Summer courses
Full-time
English
Campus
 
ABC Business Academy
San Jose, USA +1 More

The Silicon Valley Academy for Business will introduce you to the unique mindset the best business innovators in the world today use to recognize (and shape) the needs of mode ... +

The Silicon Valley Academy for Business will introduce you to the unique mindset the best business innovators in the world today use to recognize (and shape) the needs of modern consumers. -
Summer courses
Full-time
14 days
English
28 Jun 2020
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Campus