Berkeley Infosheet 2022
UC Berkeley Campus, USA

Business and Entrepreneurship - UC Berkeley

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age icon 14-18 years old

time icon 2 weeks

book icon Weekly hours: 26

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Dive into the dynamic world of entrepreneurship with our program designed for future moguls!

  • Students will gain invaluable insights directly from seasoned business experts on how to launch and sustain a successful enterprise.
  • Throughout this immersive experience, participants will craft a strategic plan for a novel business idea and have the unique opportunity to present their entrepreneurial vision to actual investors.
  • Engaging with leaders across various sectors of business and finance, students will not only build a solid foundation in the essentials of starting a business but also network with industry professionals, setting the stage for a thriving career in the business world.

This program is not run by the campus partners. Universities and their affiliated departments are not responsible for this program in any way.


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Location

The University of California, Berkeley, is ranked as one of the top public universities in the world!

  • Its faculty has garnered over 70 Nobel Prizes and 14 Pulitzers.

  • Its excellence in academics, alongside its abundant recreation opportunities and prized location in the San Francisco Bay Area, affords the ideal program experience for students.

What's Included

Full Board - Residential Students:

  • Includes: all meals, lodging, excursions, academic course, weekend excursions, application fee $99

  • Excludes: optional airport pickup and drop off service (available for an additional fee)

Day Course - Commuter Students:

  • Includes: lunch, academic course, excursions, programming from 9am to 6pm, Monday-Friday, application fee $99

  • Excludes: lodging, breakfast, dinner, and weekend excursions (Weekend excursions can be added on for $125 per day)

Activities

Diverse Discovery! Activities and sights to suit every interest await in the vibrant surroundings:

  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Lawn games, and more.

Accommodations

Experience the true first-year students lifestyle on UC Berkeley campus!

  • Share a gender-segregated dorm room without A/C, accommodating two to four students, in the iconic Unit 1 or Unit 2 Residence Halls.

  • Rooms contain an extra-long twin size bed, desks, drawers, mirror and a closet.

  • Bed sheets and linens will be provided (but extra blankets and towels are recommended).

  • Shared common bathrooms, just like first-year college students.

  • 24-hour security and electronic keys to enter each building and dorm room.

  • Enjoy meals at the bustling Crossroads Dining Hall or explore local Berkeley eateries.

  • Catering to most dietary needs, ensuring everyone has delicious and healthy meal choices.

Excursions

  • Bay Area Exploration: Discover attractions like the Exploratorium and Chabot Space & Science Center, including the NASA Ames Visitor Center.
  • Cultural Richness: Embrace the history, sights, parks, and famous landmarks the Bay Area has to offer.
  • Berkeley Arts & Culture: Dive into the arts and culture scene with UC Berkeley's vibrant community offerings, including parks, stages, and renowned restaurants.
  • California's Great America: A 100-acre amusement park with famous attractions, including the celebrated Gold Striker roller coaster.
  • San Francisco Scavenger Hunt: Discover San Francisco's famous landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf through an interactive scavenger hunt.

Educational Excursions:

  • Salesforce Tower, a landmark of technological innovation.
  • Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, fostering small business development.
  • Trustlab, an enterprise providing online safety and compliance solutions.
  • Circuit Launch, offering a collaborative space for electronics and prototyping.
  • Historical visits have included: Facebook, leading the social media revolution.
  • Better Business Bureau, promoting marketplace trust.
  • The Cheese Board Collective, a local business model of success.

Transportation

  • Group airport transfers: $95 each way.

  • Transfers outside of the official group pick-up and drop-off time window: $195 each way

  • Unaccompanied minor transportation: $145 total each way

Arrivals During Flight Window:

  • Greeted by campus staff.

  • Stay at the airport with staff until the flight window closes and all students have arrived.

  • Transported to campus after the flight window ends.

  • No immediate meeting by staff; must wait for the official arrival window.

  • For late arrivals(within reason), for those that pay a transfer fee will be met at the airport.

General Departure Information:

  • Students who opt for departure transfer (with a $95 fee) will arrive at the airport at maximum 10:00am.

  • Suitable for flights departing at 12:00pm or later.

  • With additional fee, there might be service for flights departing before 12:00pm.

Lesson Plan

Program Overview:

  • Understand how operations, marketing, sales, and finance come together to drive businesses
  • Learn how to read financial statements in order to decipher a company’s performance
  • Develop a sales and marketing plan and pitch your venture to investors and mentors
  • Hear the tales of survival of a startup business from an entrepreneurial founder

Course Schedule:

  • First week: Five 3-hour classes, 9am-12pm, Monday to Friday
  • Second week: Four 3-hour classes, 9am-12pm, Monday to Thursday
  • Wednesday afternoons are dedicated to additional academic time (excursions, speakers)

Criteria for Admission:

  • Vaccination Requirements: May be necessary for in-person programs, depending on university policies.
  • Academic requirements:
    • Completion of 8th grade by the program start date.
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA (or equivalent).
  • English Proficiency for International Students: Telephone interview or minimum test scores:
    • TOEFL: 490 (paper) or 60 (iBT).
    • Cambridge: PET-Distinction or FCE-C.
    • SAT: 450 in Reading/Writing.
  • Decisions are emailed within 7 to 10 business days after application review.

Sample Tutors

Sade Owoye at Yale - Associate director at Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking:

  • Guides Launch Pad and Accelerator for early to mid-stage ventures.

  • Former business advisor at University of Connecticut’s Small Business Development Center.

  • Helped clients secure over $3.5 million in funding.

  • Co-founded a specialty dessert and gift boutique.

  • Managed venture programs for underrepresented students in Connecticut.

  • Acknowledged by Pathways Academy, Urban League of Southern Connecticut, and Google.

  • Education includes a BA in Economics, certificate from Wharton, and an MBA candidate at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business.

Laura Manyweather at UCLA - College professor and consultant:

  • Focused on program, fund, and non-profit development.

  • Over 30 years of corporate experience and 13 years in academia.

  • Expert in enhancing systems, processes, and structures for small/micro businesses.

  • 2018 Women of Influence (WOI) awardee.

Extras

  • Airport Shuttle service: $95 (Each way)

  • Registration fee: $99

  • Pocket Money: We suggest an extra $100 per week.

Requirements

Criteria for Admission:

  • Vaccination Requirements: May be necessary for in-person programs, depending on university policies.

  • Academic requirements:

    • For students entering grades 9-12

    • A grade point average of 3.0 (or equivalent)

  • English Proficiency for International Students: Telephone interview or minimum test scores:

    • TOEFL: 490 (paper) or 60 (iBT).

    • Cambridge: PET-Distinction or FCE-C.

    • SAT: 450 in Reading/Writing.

  • Decisions are emailed within 7 to 10 business days after application review.


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Session Dates

Good News! You are not going to pay the full fee today, just a small deposit. After paying today, you will first get an enrollment form, and then receive a booking confirmation.

June - Boarding

Start 6/16/2024
End 6/28/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $5,897

June - Day Camp

Start 6/16/2024
End 6/28/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $3,297

June - Boarding

Start 6/30/2024
End 7/12/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $5,897

June - Day Camp

Start 6/30/2024
End 7/12/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $3,297

July - Day Camp

Start 7/14/2024
End 7/26/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $3,297

July - Boarding

Start 7/14/2024
End 7/26/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $5,897

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