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#Cambridge #13-15 years old #Maximum class size of 8 #From £6395

Business and Entrepreneurship

The Business and Entrepreneurship Cambridge summer school at Oxford Summer Courses, designed for 13-15 years old students, provides seminars and small group learning and is priced from £6,395.
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Learning

Outline

Business and Entrepreneurship Cambridge summer school at Oxford Summer Courses for ages 13-15 years. Study Business and Entrepreneurship with Oxford Summer Courses. Market products and services, run promotions, make a profit. Anyone can do that, right? Sure, they can, but to do it well – satisfying customers, meeting market demands, and generating a stable income, you need to learn the tools of the trade. We’ll start you off, teaching the basics of how to run a successful business from the ground up. Then we’ll look at case studies of successful businesses for inspiration. Great business ideas don’t happen by accident. Learn how companies reach customers (and how you can do it too). Engage in a masterclass to acquire life skills like teamwork, debating, and collaboration through an interactive workshop led by on-course staff. Set and reflect on ambitious goals with the support of our staff and participate in a reflection session to review the goals set at the beginning of the Cambridge course and what you've learned so far.

Teaching methodology

Learning in a small group (no more than 8 students and often fewer) means that you get quality time with your teacher and ask as many questions as you like! Through interactive learning, our teachers will guide you through new concepts and assign you practice tasks to build your knowledge and skills. You will also have an opportunity for group work, independent research, and homework assignments to be discussed in class. Small classes mean everyone gets to have their say, and students learn from debating with one another, as well as from their tutor.

The Summer Courses experience

For the 13-15 age group, the Cambridge Summer Courses Experience is a dynamic blend of academic exploration, curriculum enrichment, and social and cultural engagement. In the academic realm, students engage in two lessons per day with their Cambridge summer school tutors, ensuring an interactive learning experience with a maximum class size of 8 students. Additionally, directed study sessions provide dedicated time to work on homework with on-course staff available for general assistance.

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Cambridge Summer School Accommodation

Fitzwilliam College

Fitzwilliam College

Typical outings

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Westminster, London

Visiting Westminster in London is a must-see for anyone interested in the city's rich history and iconic landmarks. This historic district is located in the heart of London and boasts several of the city's most famous attractions, including the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace.

British Museum

The British Museum, located in the heart of London, is one of the world's most renowned museums, housing a vast and diverse collection of over 8 million historical artefacts from all corners of the globe. Founded in 1753, the museum covers over 2 million years of human history, from ancient civilisations to modern times.

Canterbury

Visiting Canterbury is a journey back in time to the heart of medieval England. The charming city boasts a rich history and stunning architecture, including the iconic Canterbury Cathedral, which has been a place of worship for over 1,400 years. Visitors can also immerse themselves in the world of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and even try on clothing from the era for a truly authentic experience.

Greenwich

Greenwich is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in history, science, or exploration. The Royal Observatory offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of space, time, and navigation, while the Cutty Sark provides a unique opportunity to step aboard a historic tea clipper from the 19th century. At the National Maritime Museum, visitors can uncover stories about how the modern world was shaped by centuries of seafaring exploration.

Warwick Castle

Visiting Warwick Castle is an opportunity to explore the rich history of this magnificent medieval fortress. It dates back to the 11th century and has played a significant role in English history. Students can explore the castle's impressive collection of buildings and exhibitions, as well as witness jousting tournaments, falconry displays, and other live shows.

Tower of London

The Tower of London is a historic castle and fortress that has served as a royal palace, prison, and even a zoo over the centuries. Visitors can explore its impressive collection of buildings and exhibitions, including the iconic White Tower, the Crown Jewels, and the medieval palace. They can also learn about the infamous prisoners who were held in the tower over the centuries, including Anne Boleyn and Guy Fawkes.

Portsmouth

Visiting Portsmouth offers an opportunity to explore the rich maritime history of the UK. The city has played a significant role in the country's naval history, and students can learn about this at the historic dockyard, which is home to several iconic ships. They can also explore the Mary Rose Museum, which houses the remains of Henry VIII's flagship, and the National Museum of the Royal Navy.

Reviews

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Krisha, India

"We were taught about business: what is it? how can we set up our own businesses? How can we successfully one day become leading entrepreneurs? Our classes were very engaging and informative. We did lots of case studies which helped us understand better."

Summer, New Zealand

"I like my course, business and entrepreneurship, because I can learn many things there and the teacher can be more focused in teaching me since there are only six students."

Stay in the City of Cambridge

Staying in the City of Cambridge offers a rich array of experiences for the 13-15 age group. City tours and orientations by our Cambridge summer school staff provide a thorough introduction to the city, while planned activities, excursions, and group exploration allow students to immerse themselves in the local culture. Formal dinners and Bop events create a unique atmosphere for socialising.

When you apply to participate in a Cambridge summer school with Oxford Summer Courses, your accommodation assignment will be based on your chosen room type and age group. Each venue, including Fitzwilliam College, Sidney Sussex College and Corpus Christi College, offers distinctive features. Please note that you won't have the option to select your preferred Cambridge college; it will be assigned based on room availability and your age group.

For our 13-15 Cambridge age group, full-board accommodations include breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided by the college, with packed lunches on excursion days and potential unique dining experiences. The 16-17 and 18-24 Cambridge age groups have half-board arrangements, offering breakfast and dinner, with dinner featuring a mix of college and local restaurant meals. Lunch is not provided, but on-course staff will offer suggestions for individual purchase.

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Tutors

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Anna J

Anna is a highly experienced leader with 30-year track record of senior leadership, strategy, innovation, P&L, and advisory roles in the public sector, non-profits, start-ups, and global corporates. She's a passionate believer in business as a force for positive social action: driving financial inclusion across Africa at MasterCard, supporting entrepreneurs around the world at Virgin, transforming tax collection at McKinsey, and developing the next generation of talent at start-ups White October and Akibia. Anna currently runs the business side of the European for Europe Proforest, a global organisation that supports responsible agricultural and forestry production and sourcing.

Georgina W

PhD Youth Entrepreneurship, Cardiff University - Geena is a freelance Youth Entrepreneurship Project Manager and Content Writer alongside her studies. Her research focuses on how young people pursue entrepreneurship in Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina, exploring their use of personal networks in accessing entrepreneurial start-up opportunities. She's also in the process of launching a social enterprise in partnership with friends in Nepal, empowering Nepalese youth entrepreneurs through an e-commerce and work exchange model.

Henrietta N

MBA, The Open University - Henrietta is currently Module Leader and Associate Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University. Since 2011, Henrietta has managed her professional development consultancy, providing coaching and training for Oxfordshire based organisations. She's worked with company directors, academics, scholars, managers and entrepreneurs.

Timetable

Discover our sample timetable for learners aged 13-15 and experience the immersive learning of Oxford Summer Courses. Our small group tutorials and seminars, led by expert tutors, will help prepare you for future academic pursuits and professional careers while considering the experience you already have in your chosen subject. With a dynamic social and cultural programme, you'll get valuable insights of what it's like to study at Cambridge and create unforgettable memories.

Timetable

Dates & Prices

23 Jun 2024 - 6 Jul 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£6395

30 Jun 2024 - 13 Jul 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£6395

7 Jul 2024 - 20 Jul 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£6395

14 Jul 2024 - 27 Jul 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

21 Jul 2024 - 3 Aug 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

28 Jul 2024 - 10 Aug 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

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