The Catholic University of America

Here's a Sample Curriculum from The 2016 Summer Business Institute.

The 2017 Schedule is in Production.  2017 Dates: June 18 - June 23)

Open to Rising High School Seniors and Juniors



 Some of the FEATURED SPEAKERS (Click on each name for a bio)

Phil Brach Paul Radich Harvey Seegers
Bob Keith Jay Richards Andres Widmer
Stew McHie Frederic Sautet Luanne Zurlo


SAMPLE Schedule for a Day 

7:30        Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine (Optional)

8:00        Breakfast (Bagels, Sausage, Bacon, Eggs, Potatoes, etc.)

8:40        Brief Business-Skill Competition

9:00        Speaker (Topics include entrepreneurship, management, business plans, investment, economics, public policy, etc.)

10:00     Question and Answer with Speaker

10:15     Break

10:20     Workshop based upon the Speaker’s topic

10:50     Break

11:00     Practical Lesson (Topics include presentation skills, effective email and social media use, communication skills, etc.)

12:00     Lunch (Pizza, Burgers, Hot Dogs, Taco Bar, Burritos, Deli Bar, etc.)

12:30     Free time to consult with a panel of successful entrepreneurs, meet with professors, explore campus, connect with fellow participants, etc.

2:00        Talk on Spirituality (Topics include virtue training, wealth creation as a prerogative, avoiding vice, the Eucharist, etc.)

2:45        Team Competition

4:00        Off-campus trip to nearby Downtown D.C., including dinner at a D.C. Restaurant

8:30        Return to Campus

10:00     Bed Check



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For questions or comments about the Summer Business Institute, please complete our inquiry form, email or call 202-319-6286


Thanks to a generous donation, the cost for the entire week is just $300.

Several scholarships are available.  Limited travel vouchers are also available.




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