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Summer Institute for General Management Stanford Graduate School of Business Stanford, CA Do you have a passion to change the world but need a place to start? SIGM can help you find direction. The Summer Institute for General Management (SIGM) is a four- week residential program for college students and recent college graduates who major in non-business fields. Taught by world-renowned Stanford MBA faculty, program participants: • Learn business and management fundamentals; • Participate in professional development opportunities such as resume writing workshops, public speaking and interview coaching; • Engage with business and non-profit leaders; and • Build a diverse network of talented peers from around the world. Upon completion of the program, participants are awarded a certificate endorsed by the Dean of the Graduate School of Business and the program’s faculty directors. Academics The SIGM core curriculum covers eight functional areas of business, including: finance, accounting, statistics, economics, operations, strategy, talent management, andmarketing. Additional course modules supplement the core: negotiation, ethics, organizational behavior, and leadership. These courses are foundational and assume no previous coursework in business-related subjects. Professional Development Participants have the opportunity improve their resume writing, interviewing techniques and public speaking through professional coaching. These workshops equip participants with the skills and information they need to get the jobs and internships they want. Guest Speakers & Company Tours SIGM also offers participants the opportunity to engage with professionals from prominent companies through the guest speaker series. We draw from the diversity of the region to explore different industries including consulting, nonprofit, retail, entrepreneurship, sports and technology. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to visit and tour local companies. Campus Life Days typically begin with class sessions until the early afternoon, followed by guest speaker presentations and professional development coaching. During the evenings, participants work in groups to complete assignments and prepare for their final projects. Participants reside in premiere Stanford University student housing. On the weekends, participants can take advantage of social activities organized by program staff as well as explore Palo Alto and the Bay Area. Program Dates: June 21—July 18, 2015 Application Deadline: Priority Deadline: March 25, 2015; Final Deadline: April 20, 2015 For more information or to apply, please visit: www.gsb.stanford.edu/sigm

Summer Pre-College Program at Elmira College Elmira, NY

The Summer Pre-College Program at Elmira College is an opportunity for high school students to earn college credit while experiencing college life in a diverse campus environment. This 2-week residential program is ideal for rising junior and senior high school students. The Summer Pre-College Program at Elmira College provides talented, motivated high school students with opportunities to earn college credit with challenging courses taught by faculty who are experts in their fields. Students live and learn in a supportive community that encourages exploration, discovery, and interaction inside and out. Credits earned during the two-week summer college program are accepted at Elmira College and are normally transferable to other colleges. High school students experience college life, attend innovative, small classes led by some of Elmira College’s best faculty, and earn three (3) college credits. Past course offerings have included BRAVO! (performance); Chemistry: Forensics; Mathematics: Chaos and Fractals; Interactive Medicine: Cells Alive!; Video Art Production; Traditional and Modern Printmaking Techniques; and Literature: Comic Books and American Culture. A unique option of Summer Pre-College at Elmira College is the Student Racing Challenge: a one-week, one-credit program designed to teach the science of motor sports through mathematical modeling, physics and analysis. Using a 1:10 Scale RC car and controller, students

choose the best gears, chassis geometry, map the ideal drive path around a curve and – just like the car companies do – use a skid pad and Newton’s Laws of Motion to find the coefficient of friction. Additionally, Summer Pre- College at Elmira College includes several fun, off-campus excursions to attractions such as the National Soaring Museum, Darien Lake Theme Resort, Mark Twain Historic Sites, and Corning Museum of Glass. Students will also participate in several interactive workshops focused on the transition from high school life to college life, maneuvering through the admissions process, and making career choices. All transportation and fees are included in the program cost. Learn more about this Pre-College opportunity at www.elmira.edu/ce or by contacting:



Office of Continuing Education and Graduate Studies Elmira College, One Park Place, Elmira, NY 14901 (800) 354-4720; continuinged@elmira.edu; www.elmira.edu/ce


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