UNC Kenan-Flagler offers summer business immersion for undergraduates

Jan 08, 2013, 09:16 ET from University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A summer immersion designed to develop the business leadership and entrepreneurial skills of undergraduate students from around the world will be offered by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler Business School.

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The five-week, for-credit program runs June 24-Aug. 2, 2013. It includes classroom instruction, guest presentations, and networking with leading UNC Kenan-Flagler faculty members and business representatives. Students also will take a weekend trip to Washington, D.C.

The courses are:

  • "Professional Selling Strategy and Skills," designed to give students a practical understanding of the B2C and B2B selling process for products and services
  • "Entrepreneurship & Business Planning: Invention, Market Validation, Business Model Creation," designed for students to understand and practice the key factors, attitudes and tools required to create a new venture or startup

"Our goal is to provide a unique opportunity for undergraduates to gain knowledge, exposure and connections that help them become responsible, successful global business leaders," said Julia Kruse, executive director of the UNC Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), which coordinates the program.

Application deadline is Feb. 15.

For more information, see www.ciber.unc.edu/summerbusinessimmersion/index.html.

SOURCE University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School