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Weekly course hours – 25
Age Range - 13-18 yrs
This is the best January academic camp for teenagers focusing in business management at University of Sydney campus.
Our January winter-summer camp in Sydney is a unique opportunity for you to live and study in the highest ranked university in Australia for graduate employability.
Our ‘flagship’ summer program, Academic Insights provides ambitious high- school students from around the world with an unrivalled experience studying undergraduate-level subjects at University of Sydney. In enrolling in this program, you’ll benefit from expert teaching, blended with admissions sessions and essential skill development. Each subject follows a specifically-designed summer school syllabus combining theoretical knowledge with practical application.
** PROGRAMME DATES: **4 January - 14 January 2023
Available Subjects in Sydney
**Our world-leading university of Oxford and Cambridge tutors will support students in forming a strong foundational knowledge, understanding and skillset within their field of interest. **
Business Management Participants gain a fascinating insight into a broad array of business management and finance topics in our University of Sydney summer school. Sydney is home to some of the world’s most exciting start-ups and entrepreneurs, explore the challenges they have overcome with incredible guest speakers and industry excursions across the city. Topics include organisational behaviour and the management of organisations, as well as finance, strategy, marketing, and leadership.
CULTURAL HIGHLIGHTS Sydney is famous for its incredible harbour and impressive landscape. From Sydney Harbour Bridge to the Opera House, the city is full of iconic landmarks, surrounded by beautiful beaches incuding Bondi and Manly. As part of the summer programme, we provide participants with the opportunity to explore everything this destination city has to offer.
OXBRIDGE ACADEMICS This flagship international Academic Insights programme blends the world- renowned institutions of University of Oxford, University of Cambridge and University of Sydney. Immersive teaching with Oxbridge academics offers an in-depth subject insight, supported by the educational heritage of St. Paul’s College. Participants will have the chance to gain a unique experience of Oxbridge in Australia.
Lessons: Module 1: Introduction to Management You will explore the components, processes, and objectives of management practice. Examine how policies, practices, and systems influence employee behaviour, attitudes, and performance, and explore the subsequent managerial tools that can be deployed. You will also be introduced to case studies as a method for testing management theory in practice. Module 2: Negotiation This session will focus on fine-tuning a specific set of relational skills: empathy and collective problem solving, the ability to spot opportunities for value creation (broadly defined), and the management of differences, to be seen as fair and objective and equipped to handle courageous conversations. Module 3: Brand Management Branding has become one of the very few strategies that can help to build a sustainable advantage over competitors. This brand management module highlights the strategic implications of branding while providing a comprehensive overview of brand management from both firms’ and consumers’ perspectives. This course identifies the core topics involved in brand management and enables participants to understand how firms build, measure, leverage, and manage brand equity.
SOCIAL ACTIVITES Outside of lessons, we are proud to offer a fantastic social programme to help you get the most out of your time. This includes activities such as a Sydney Harbour boat trip and a surfing lesson at Bondi Beach. Participants can also experience a traditional formal hall in the magical surroundings of St. Paul’s College. There is also a full day excursion during the programme to explore Sydney.
ADMISSIONS GUIDANCE For students interested in future study at University of Sydney, our program offers a chance to live and learn like a Sydney undergraduate, staying in college halls and enjoying students’ favorite past-times on and off campus. Participants will also take part in an Admissions Guidance session and a panel discussion with current Sydney undergraduate students, a chance to learn about admissions criteria and what to expect from future study.
UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE On Academic Insights in Sydney, you’ll make friendships that will last long after the summer ends. You’ll gain an incredible network of your academic cohort from around the world, academic tutors and pastoral mentors. This programme offers a blend of Oxbridge and Australian education, alongside a cultural and social programme in one of the most exciting cities in the world.
The University of Sydney, founded in 1850, is one of the most prestigious institutions in the world. Our accommodation at St. Paul’s College offers the finest collegiate educational experience for our academic summer programme. In the heart of the city, students experience authentic university living amongst iconic landmarks for an unforgettable social and cultural programme. Participants stay in comfortable single bedrooms with access to common rooms and event spaces for our social and cultural programme. Males and females have separate accommodation, and there is wi-fi available throughout.
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