International Business & Entrepreneurship

Because business skills are lifetime skills

Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or simply looking for a new perspective, this program connects you to the world of business … and also to the world of people.

12 Weeks
4 Countries
Loads of Skills

Overview

Whether it’s a one-person startup or a multi-national conglomerate, business is business. To succeed, you need many of the same skills that are valuable in everyday life – how to negotiate, present, network, analyze and budget, among others. You’ll visit four of the world’s leading innovation hubs. But you’ll do much more than observe. You’ll design your own startup, create a business strategy, build a web site, plan projects – and understand both the “big picture” and tactical skills you need to think like a business person. All while acquiring prized skills like basic programming and conducting online research.

Program Highlights

  • Design a business from the ground up at our fast-paced Startup Bootcamp and pitch it to a panel of entrepreneurs. Spend the semester refining and improving your plan with the help of a mentor.

  • Spend an eye-opening 5 days at the world-renowned SxSW Conference in Austin, TX to explore what’s new, make connections, maybe even get your foot in the right door to land that killer internship.

  • Learn to create and leverage your personal “Brand.”

Reasons To Go

  • Are you an entrepreneurial type who likes a challenge? Find out if it’s for you.

  • We negotiate all the time, in life as well as in business. Learn how to do it well.

  • Master the skills of listening more effectively and speaking more confidently.

Skills (View Full List)
  • Entrepreneurship

  • Competitive Analysis

  • Branding & Marketing

  • Teamwork

  • Presentation Skills

  • Social Media

  • Conflict Management

  • Problem Solving

Listening

Skills for Life

Cambodia

India

Singapore

US

Partners

Redstar Ventures

Startup Institute

Mechanica

SxSW

“Every day is extraordinary. Every day I’m doing something I’ve never done before. And that’s how I hope to live the rest of my life.”

Program At A Glance

Program

International Business & Entrepreneurship

Date

Program Closed

Duration 12 weeks

Where
Boston, MA, Austin, TX, Mumbai, Singapore
Deadlines

Fall 2017 Early application Apr 15, 2016

Fall 2017 Final application Jul 15, 2016

Itinerary (Download full itinerary here)
  • Weeks 1-2 Boston, MA
  • Weeks 3-4 Cambodia
  • Week 5 Singapore
  • Weeks 6-7 India
  • Week 8 Austin, TX
  • Weeks 9-12 Boston, MA
Skills
Entrepreneurship, Competitive Analysis, Branding & Marketing, Teamwork, Presentation Skills, Social Media, Conflict Management, Problem Solving
Partners (Partial List)
Redstar Ventures, General Assembly, Startup Institute, Mechanica, ITE Education Services, SxSW, Prahlad Kakkar School of Branding & Entrepreneurship
Accommodations

Hostels, dorms

Program Fee

$32,000 (all-inclusive)

Fees include all in-program skills-training, travel, food, lodging, emergency medical and evacuation insurance.

Details & Schedule subject to change.

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