We partnered with the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB, Ranked #8 in US) to deliver valuable experiences to high school students where they receive college credit, a certificate, and a recommendation letter.
We work with schools, camps, and organizations to integrate and augment their existing curriculum.
Taught by experienced and engaging college professors, students will gain confidence in American-style interactive classrooms.
As more American universities move into test-blind and test-optional, we have sought to develop programs that give students the boost they need to submit stand-out applications.
Our biggest value-add is acclimating students to a university-styled classroom while challenging them to think critically, be curious, and do the research to make informed decisions.
Take a deep dive into entrepreneurship that will build on high school students’ foundational business knowledge and push them towards entrepreneurial application in the real world. This course will prepare students for the rigors of college business study and for the career world as they apply principles and frameworks in actionable activities.
Designed to simulate the decision-making environment in a business. Students will be presented with problems (cases and readings) that will require you to search out more information. Students will achieve this level of understanding to demonstrate the linkage between theory and practice, synthesis and extrapolation, and at choose appropriate tools, while providing analysis and communication.
Students learn to read and understand scientific research papers while reviewing emerging discoveries in topics relevant today. Part lecture, part research, students analyze and present individual projects.
An introduction to leadership theory and practice. Students will develop an understanding of the behaviors and characteristics of leaders through examination of current leadership models. Common leadership issues and dilemmas will be examined through case studies of real world situations.
Investigate the components, tools, and practices of technology entrepreneurship: identifying new venture opportunities, evaluating the viability of a new business concept, calibrating risk of successful technology development, protecting intellectual property, building a team that possesses the attributes necessary for success, obtaining appropriate financing, writing a business plan, and developing an investor presentation, creating an entrepreneurial culture that increases the odds of success, and creating liquidity for shareholders.
Explore the methods of making change and those players that make it happen. We will identify tools to use in evaluating the potential, progress and impact of nonprofits and change by studying specific organizations and change makers throughout history. We will discuss moral and ethical questions that face non-profits, social enterprises and social entrepreneurs and explore motivation, approach and best practices as it applies to social change makers.
Applications of marketing, advertising, and sales promotion techniques for small-to-medium-size businesses. Topics include marketing, planning, and budgeting; company positioning; networking; personal selling; improving the company image; public relations and product/service publicity; designing and creating advertising and brochures; selecting, organizing, and motivating sales representatives and dealer/distribution organizations; marketing on the Internet; market research; and selecting and using the right advertising medium.
Learn how to successfully engage, collaborate and communicate in global virtual teams. Students will begin by reading and discussing assigned course reading on global communication, virtual collaboration, organizational communication, and writing in groups in preparation for a major cross-institutional global project.
Stories can thrill, wound, delight, uplift and teach. Telling a story vividly and powerfully is a vital skill that is deeply valued across all cultures, past and present — and narrative writing is, of course, a key genre for literacy instruction at every level.