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Top Summer Courses in Entrepreneurship

Many institutions offer condensed classes during the summer academic hiatus. These courses tend to be available at a variety of levels, from introductory studies to advanced professional seminars.

What is a summer course in entrepreneurship? A summer course in this subject might take anywhere from two weeks to the whole summer season. Students of these types of programs often experience an intensely collaborative and competitive atmosphere meant to simulate the rigorous experience of opening one's own business. Courses may cover academic topics such as management, finance and business strategy. Students might also find courses specific to industries frequented by entrepreneurs. Examples include fashion, technology, food-service and accounting. These courses, unless otherwise specified, tend to cover the basic concepts of starting a small business from the point of view of the profession or industry in question.

Students should expect to refine both teamwork and leadership skills during an entrepreneurship course. These attributes, along with strategic knowledge and business theory, are often essential to the success of a young business.

Summer courses in this subject might vary in cost based on duration or the location of the school. Check directly or examine class information to obtain an estimate of tuition costs.

Entrepreneurs often find initial employment at an existing business to refine their skills before starting operations on their own. One example of this pattern exists in the restaurant industry, where successful cooks rise to management positions and eventually open their own food-service organizations. In real estate, someone who has been a broker for some time might take an entrepreneurship course before opening a new agency. Any individual currently in or entering a position of responsibility or leadership might benefit from the topics discussed in these courses.

Prepare thoroughly before making your initial investment. 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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Imperial College of London

Join us for a summer of discovery. This summer school for current undergraduate students of any nationality offers a unique window into Imperial's revolutionary approache ... [+]

Join us for a summer of discovery. This summer school for current undergraduate students of any nationality offers a unique window into Imperial's revolutionary approaches to some of the world’s biggest challenges.

Balancing lectures with practical tasks, it's a chance for you to challenge yourself academically and personally as you join a global community of learners.

You'll also gain a first-hand look at life at a world top 10 universities, with plenty of opportunities to see for yourself why London attracts more international students than any other city in the world.

Learn from experts

The work of our experts in making the world a healthier, safer and cleaner place to live has helped us earn the title of the UK’s most innovative university for the third year running (Reuters’ Europe’s Most Innovative Universities 2018).... [-]

United Kingdom Kensington
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Full-time
12 days
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GEA College

A unique, intensive and extremely fun course providing you knowledge, skills, and techniques needed in the business world. ... [+]

Entrepreneurship Summer School 3 August 2019 – 13 August 2019 Slovenia - Piran and Ljubljana 11Days, 2 Cities, Business Experts / Lecturers, Company Visits Application deadline: 31st of May 2019 What is it? A 11-day programme. A unique, intensive and extremely fun course providing you knowledge, skills, and techniques needed in the business world. The occasion to work on real-case studies and solve real business challenges with very successful entrepreneurs. Opportunity to visit and learn from profitable companies. Modern teaching methods combined with daily trips, enriching social activities and creation of a great international networking.

Learning entrepreneurship through fun and exciting activities will make you a true FUNtrepreneur, a new form of modern entrepreneurship.... [-]

Slovenia Ljubljana
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Full-time
11 days
Campus
University of Southampton

Do you want to learn the basic skills to design a social enterprise or third sector organisation? Are you interested in creating new ideas to solve social challenges? Wou ... [+]

Spend your summer becoming part of a world-class university

When you join the International Summer School 2018, you are booking your place to become part of an internationally recognised centre for world-class research, enterprise and learning. Across four weeks, 16 July to 10 August 2018, you will meet many of the students and staff that make the University of Southampton one of the top 1% of universities in the world.

Mixing with students and staff from across the world in the classroom, as you make the most of our modern campus facilities, or while you are relaxing in your comfortable hall of residence, you'll make friends and gain experiences to take home that are unique.... [-]

United Kingdom Southampton
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Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
Oxford Bright Scholars

Oxford Bright Scholars China Enterprise Summer Programme is a two-week, residential and academic customised programme aimed to provide an opportunity for students and you ... [+]

Future business leaders need to be filled with confidence in knowing what makes them a great leader, we believe one such quality is having a global perspective. The China Enterprise Summer Programme offers an opportunity for you gain a global perspective starting with Asia and its most interesting country right now: China. Learn how to lead others, whether that is in-class discussions of the global economy, or your own team in the start up workshops, find your voice and use this experience to enrich your skill set and return from Shanghai head and shoulders above your peers.

This programme is designed for ambitious future business leaders, policy makers, and entrepreneurs to gain a rare insiders’ perspective on China. This truly unique programme offers private Mandarin tuition, Masterclasses on the Chinese political economy, and entrepreneurship workshops facilitators by industry experts.... [-]

China Shanghai United Kingdom London
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Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Barcelona Executive Business School (BEBS)

A dynamic entrepreneurial training with networking opportunities & taste of Barcelona ... [+]

Are you an entrepreneur? A highly proactive employee? Or a resourceful student who wants to change the world? If you can identify yourself with any of these, then we have a unique opportunity for you.

This fully immersive professional training is taught by international leaders and innovators, 100% focused on two key aspects: Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

Not only you will take life-changing skills with you, but you will also gain the opportunity to get to know like-minded people and have the real Barcelona experience. The city thrives with opportunities and has been recognized as 1 of the top 5 business hubs of Europe.

Participant Profile Entrepreneurs Intrapreneurs Tech professionals Startup employees Students with entrepreneurial zeal The Program New Business Models and entrepreneurial trends Innovation Management: Key Success Factors Building a StartUp: From Idea to Business Plan Methodologies & tools: Business Model Canvas, Lean Startup, Design Thinking & more Digital technologies & Agile Methodologies Money! How to finance your business idea Marketing Strategy Case study presentation Minimum 3 company visits ... [-]
Spain Barcelona
July 2020
Full-time
1 month
Campus
ISSOS - International Summer Schools For 13-18 Year Olds‎

Students will learn about what it takes to be an entrepreneur and the fundamentals of starting a business and marketing a product. In small groups students will generate ... [+]

The exclusive summer program of ISSOS, offers high school students (aged 13-18) the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the world-renowned and stunning university towns of Cambridge in the UK or New Haven, Connecticut in the United States.

At ISSOS we look to prepare students for the future by giving them the skills, confidence and motivation to succeed in life beyond the classroom. Over three weeks our business and entrepreneurship program will introduce students to a world beyond academia, through a series of interactive workshops, practical tasks and case studies students will learn about some of the most successful businesses in the world and understand what makes them work.... [-]

United Kingdom Cambridge USA New Haven
July 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
ABC Business Academy

Welcome to the unique entrepreneurial experience Why Toronto Business Academy? Do you have a great business idea, but don’t know how to get started? Are you looking to ma ... [+]

Welcome to the unique entrepreneurial experience ***Pre-Apply now on our website and secure the lowest possible price for 2020!*** Why Toronto Business Academy?

Do you have a great business idea, but don’t know how to get started? Are you looking to make a break into the industry of your choice, or want to become an entrepreneur? Toronto Business Academy can help you excel in achieving these goals and succeeding in the business world.

Throughout this revolutionary summer school, interactive lectures focus on entrepreneurship and international business. This is perfectly combined with visits from guest speakers, mentors, and coaches who are renowned leaders in the Canadian industry. Our corporate visits to successful companies such as Twitter, BMO and DMZ give participants a perfect insight into everyday business environments. Toronto Business Academy is the perfect opportunity to develop business skills, practice pitching or visit successful companies!... [-]

Canada Toronto
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Full-time
21 days
Campus
ABC Business Academy

If you want to live and learn consultancy in the centre of Europe then the Munich Business Academy is the right place for you! Learn about the challenges that startups fa ... [+]

Welcome to the unique consultancy experience ***Pre-Apply now on our website and secure the lowest possible price for 2020!*** Why Munich Business Academy?

If you want to live and learn consultancy in the centre of Europe then the Munich Business Academy is the right place for you! Learn about the challenges that startups face, engage with esteemed mentors and work on your business and leadership skills outside the classroom. Improve your professional and personal skills, gain new experiences, network and travel. We guarantee that our summer school will leave you hungry for success!

Program Overview

The unique learning experience of the Munich Business Academy will see you develop personal and professional skills through interactive classes with experienced professors. Participants can apply these skills to real-life business cases of highly prospective startups.... [-]

Germany Munich
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Full-time
14 days
Campus
ABC Business Academy

We are living in a unique moment in time with unprecedented disruption. Today innovation is everyone's business. If you want to future-proof your career and make an impac ... [+]

Best Summer Courses in Entrepreneurship 2019/2020. Welcome to the most innovative experience ***Pre-Apply now on our website and secure the lowest possible price for 2020!*** Why Silicon Valley Academy?

The modern business world is seeing the highest levels of unprecedented disruption to date. Innovation is now one of the most important features to thrive within this ever-evolving environment. Silicon Valley Academy summer school introduces you to the unique mindset and tech scene of one of the most innovative places on earth. Enter the world of innovative business practices, see how they function in real life and learn about hot trends and technology from the world's best companies! Our collaborations with key players in the Valley’s remarkable ecosystems allows our participants to learn first hand from the experts who create it every day.... [-]

USA San Jose
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Full-time
14 days
Campus
The International Summer School for Teens

This class prepares students for future careers by developing a business idea and exploring all aspects of a business. ... [+]

Itinerary

Our Global Entrepreneurship class is well suited to any budding entrepreneur.

However, it is also a great fit for students interested in debating, global issues, problem-solving and leadership.

Dragon’s Den meets summer school

This course is structured in the style of ‘Dragon’s Den’, where students develop a business idea and learn about advertising, business plans, competitive advantages, customer demographics, entrepreneurial spirit, ethical issues, financing, networking, digital marketing, product development and social responsibility.

You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.

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United Kingdom Stirling
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20 days
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Bifröst University

The Summer School is located in the natural paradise of Bifröst Village in West Iceland, right between a volcano and a glacier. Students are accommodated in comforta ... [+]

The Summer School 2020 Program

The Summer School is located in the natural paradise of Bifröst Village in West Iceland, right between a volcano and a glacier. Students are accommodated in comfortable single and double rooms at the program´s beautiful campus on the shore of Lake Hreðarvatn.

The three-week program (8 ECTS / 4 US Credits) offers high-level Leadership studies with an emphasis on Sustainability.

The Summer School will take place from July 18th to August 8th, 2020.

The Summer School gives students Leadership training and prepares them for the challenges that future leaders will face.

Here you can see some testimonials from students: https://www.bifrost.is/english/study-at-bifrost/summer-school-in-iceland/testimonials/... [-]

Iceland Borgarnes
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Full-time
3 weeks
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