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Course Description

The Entrepreneurship Academy is offered on the following dates:

 

Explore the advantages and challenges of managing your own enterprise in a program focused on ethical entrepreneurship and the business operations of both private and non-profit sectors. Lectures given by guest speakers including faculty members from Georgetown’s prestigious McDonough School of Business as well as local entrepreneurs discussing social responsibility, personal development and risk management. Students will build and improve their public speaking and communications skills through practical experiences that include developing business plans, networking and team-building exercises. Visits to area corporations and start-ups provide opportunities to see firsthand what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur.

Core Topics Covered*

  • Personal development

  • Teamwork

  • Corporate social responsibility

  • Communication skills

  • Risk management

  • Research

  • Public speaking skills

  • Start ups

 

Hands-on Experience*

  • Listen to guest speakers, including Georgetown faculty and entrepreneurs

  • Develop a business plan and presentation

  • Participate in interactive discussions on business-related topics

  • Engage in exercises to improve your team-building and project management skills

  • Visit area corporations and startups

 

Sample Day*

 

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast

 

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Guest Speaker: Georgetown Professor of Business The Essence of Entrepreneurship

 

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break

 

10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Finance and Funding Workshop

 

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch

 

1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Guest Speaker: Director of Innovation Mars Corporation

 

2:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Visit Marriott Corporate Headquarters

 

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner

 

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Capstone Project: Innovative models for global solutions

 

9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Student Activity Programing

Students are typically engaged in academic programming from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. with free time and optional student activity programing until curfew. Students arrive and check-in on Sunday and depart on Saturday.  

*Core topics, hands-on experience and sample day are subject to change.

 

 

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Type
Class
Days
Su
Time
4:00PM to 6:00PM
Dates
Jul 28, 2019
Type
Class
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jul 29, 2019 to Aug 02, 2019
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Aug 03, 2019
Location
Section Notes

Sunday, July 28th

Students must arrive on Sunday at 4 PM EST for Check-In and Orientation.*
There will be no accommodations before the designated check-in time.

Monday, July 29th - Friday, August 2nd

Students will be in class from 9 am - 9 pm.*

Saturday, August 3rd

Students will have their final class, closing ceremony, and depart campus *
There will be no accommodations after the designated check-out time.

All admitted summer high school students must complete and submit Campus Life Forms for program participation and apply for a GOCard. Please visit our Pre-Arrival Requirements page for more information. We recommend that you complete and upload these forms as soon as possible. Students who have not completed and uploaded their forms will not be permitted to attend any aspect of their program.

*All times are subject to change.

Type
Class
Days
Su
Time
4:00PM to 6:00PM
Dates
Jul 28, 2019
Type
Class
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jul 29, 2019 to Aug 02, 2019
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Aug 03, 2019
Location
Section Notes

Sunday, July 28th

Students must arrive on Sunday at 4 PM EST for Check-In and Orientation.*
There will be no accommodations before the designated check-in time.

Monday, July 29th - Friday, August 2nd

Students will be in class from 9 am - 9 pm.*

Saturday, August 3rd

Students will have their final class, closing ceremony, and depart campus *
There will be no accommodations after the designated check-out time.

All admitted summer high school students must complete and submit Campus Life Forms for program participation and apply for a GOCard. Please visit our Pre-Arrival Requirements page for more information. We recommend that you complete and upload these forms as soon as possible. Students who have not completed and uploaded their forms will not be permitted to attend any aspect of their program.

*All times are subject to change.

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