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.
Syracuse Academy offers the ideal solution for a full immersion experience, through the carefully selected Internship Programs with trusted local small business partners and not-for-profit organizations. [+]
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. [+]
This program is taught entirely in English. It introduces students to real-world concepts of business and marketing in an international environment and context. [+]
The ESE Summer programme on The Economics of Architecture at the European School of Economics in Florence is designed to give international students the opportunity to meet in a stimulating environment and to learn and exchange new ideas on architecture and economy. [+]
Are you involved into trade and services business? Do you want to explore some specific issues of retailing and HORECA in Russia? Do you want to get acquainted with up -to-date solutions in the field of trade and services and enjoy the busy days and the marvelous white nights of the city of Saint-Petersburg? [+]
Are you involved into trade and services business? Do you want to explore some specific issues of retailing and HORECA in Russia? Do you want to get acquainted with up-to-date solutions in the field of trade and services and enjoy the busy days and the marvelous white nights of the city of Saint-Petersburg? Join this Summer School!
The training course will be held in the format of scientific-practical discourse as close as possible to the realities of today’s international competition.
Lectures, seminars and business games are to cover the most important and challenging issues of retail and HORECA both in Saint-Petersburg and Russia. And the entertainment program will help this study to be efficient and unforgettable.... [-]
Study abroad in the heart of Southern California this summer, just minutes away from the beaches in beautiful Orange County! [+]
An IES internship in London develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. [+]
The Barcelona GSE Intensive Course on the Competitive Effects of Mergers will provide participants (whether lawyers or economists, working for firms or in agencies) with a thorough understanding of the crucial role of competition enforcement in merger control, by looking at established and new economic theories on mergers, the relevant empirical methods, as well as providing insightful discussions on recent high-profile merger cases in Europe and the US. [+]
The SGBS program is open to any graduate student currently attending university/college. Study global strategy, cross-cultural management and social entrepreneurship for 4 weeks June - July 2017. [+]
Earn 6 US or 12 ECTS credit hours in an attractive short term program. Enjoy discovering a dynamic economic region with an exceptional touristic attractive aspect. [+]
The Cologne International Summer University (CISU) is an annual four-week programme targeted at international and Cologne students, giving them the opportunity to participate in exciting and challenging courses conducted by international faculty and benefit from a rich social programme as well as company visits. [+]
Add to your academic credits this summer while enjoying Paris [+]
Travel the world, build skills, and fuel your passions during Winterline Global Skills' Summer programs. You’ll gain hands-on experience in your areas of interest, discover what make you tick, and build lifelong friendships. You’ll understand how what you do impacts others throughout the world, and learn how to build from it. If you’re considering a field of study but not sure yet if it’s right for you, this is your opportunity to try it out while working with and learning from our incredible partner organizations. Get ready for the best summer ever. [+]
Summer Business Intensive
Looking for a Summer Business Intensive? We have it! Success in business is driven by “people” skills – negotiation, presentation, communication, finances, networking, etc. In this program, you’ll experience it all hands-on. So what you learn will be useful every single day through life and college whether you end up studying business or not. ... [-]
If you’re thinking of a business career, this course will help you to decide the area of study most suited to you. You’ll find out more about what economists study and the practical skills you’ll need in business. [+]
The aim of the SILC summer school is to provide you with a first-hand economic, cultural & social experience of China. [+]
Apply Now for Summer 2017The aim of the SILC summer school is to provide you with a first-hand economic, cultural & social experience of China. The Chinese classes, business lectures and industry field trips ensure you have a good understanding of the business communities in China’s rapidly growing economy. You will visit cultural centres in Shanghai and discover the underlying values of Chinese culture and history. During your first week in the summer school, you will be located in Jiading campus, which offers the unique combination of a modern city and a traditional old town. In the second week, you will be accommodated in our Yanchang campus, five stops on the metro from the heart of the world-famous metropolis that is Shanghai. In the first week you will visit the delightful old quarter of Jiading and also be taken on a full-day visit to Suzhou, known as the Venice of China for its delightful network of canals and old buildings. This is one of China’s most popular cities and a favourite part of our Summer School. In the second week you will be living close to downtown Shanghai. See the famous Pudong sky-line from the Bund, with its handsome old European-style buildings alongside the Huangpu River. Go for a scenic boat trip on the river or visit the delightful Yuyuan Garden with its traditional Chinese buildings crowded round water features and squares. Take a walk down the famous Nanjing Road, home to the most glamorous shops in... [-]