Interested in Business? Prove It! Attend a TedX Talk in Geneva

Any student claiming to be interested in Business Management needs to prove it by attending the following event, with some interesting speakers!

Please take notes, ask questions and tell Mr Lally on Teams…

Wharton School (UPenn) Summer Program

We are very excited to share with you the newest University in our portfolio of summer programs for high school students – The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the world’s first and finest business school.


Wharton Global Youth Programs are the official Wharton residential summer programs for students completing grades 9, 10 and 11.  The programs, led by Wharton faculty and instructional staff, explore topics that align with Wharton research and teaching.  Your high-academic achieving students have the opportunity to experience Wharton’s rigorous business education, while engaging with their global peers.


Program options include:


  • Essentials of Entrepreneurship (formerly the Global Young Leaders Academy) is an intensive two-week experience that looks at the key elements of what it takes to be an entrepreneur.


  • Essentials of Finance (formerly the Global Young Leaders Academy) is an intensive two-week experience that explores all aspects if finance – from the time value of money and corporate finance, to ethics and decision-making.


  • Leadership in the Business World is a four-week flagship Wharton program designed to give students the opportunity to learn about all facets of business, plus leadership in 21st century business organizations.


  • Management & Technology Summer Institute is a three-week for-credit summer program for students completing 10th and 11th grade who want to learn how to bring together technological concepts and management principles. The Institute features classes taught by leading Wharton faculty, Penn Engineering faculty and successful entrepreneurs, as well as lab experience, field trips, and intensive team projects.


  • Sports Business Academy is a three-week program of the Wharton Sports Business Initiative (WSBI), that provides an opportunity for talented high school students completing 10th and 11th grade the opportunity to study sports business leadership. This program will examine how various academic disciplines, such as management, law, negotiation, marketing, and leadership, apply to the sports industry with an overview of the business and legal aspects of various intercollegiate, Olympic, and professional sports enterprises.


  • Moneyball Academy is a three-week program that provides an opportunity for talented high school students completing 10th and 11th grade to study sports data analytics. This program focuses on using data to make deep discoveries in sports with a focus on becoming a data-driven decision maker. Instruction will focus on the fundamentals of statistical thinking, real applications employed by statistics professionals in sports analytics, and an introduction to statistical programming languages. Students applying to this program should have strong math skills and interest in sports.


  • Moneyball Academy Training Camp is a one-week introductory sports analytics program that provides a thorough investigation of, and an introduction to, statistics and computing in the context of sports.


  • Data Science Academy is a three-week program that introduces students to the state-of-the-art machine learning and data science tools integral to the fast-moving field of data analytics.


More information about each of The Wharton School summer programs can be found here: The application opens November 1, 2019, and please note that students must complete the application themselves. Admission is highly competitive, and the program content is rigorous and academically challenging.


For more information and to inquire if these programs are a good fit for your students, please feel free to contact Halley Campbell or Susan Kornick, Wharton Specialists.  We plan to offer a webinar to take a more in depth look at the high school summer program opportunities at The Wharton School, and review the application process and requirements soon. Please look for an email from us in the near future with specific dates and times.




Halley Campbell

Relationship Manager – Schools and Associations

Email: / Phone: +1 516-414-5524


Susan Kornick

Relationship Manager –  Educational Consultants and Advisors

Email: / Phone: +1 516-414-5556

Esade Business School, Barcelona, Spain

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Currently 3rd best business school in Europe (LSE and HEC Paris numbers 1 & 2).

  • BBA – Bachelor Business Admin – 4 year degree – all in English no need to speak Spanish – 2 foreign languages inc Spanish and then choice of French or German – exchange programme 6 months in a university – e.g.US, Canada, Europe (end of 3rd year, beginning of 4th year)
  • Compulsory internship in Spain or abroad
  • Mandarin possible
  • 85% internationals
  • Entry requirements – IB no need to certificate in English, whereas in French or Swiss you need IELTS (7) or Cambridge Advanced. TOEFL – 100/120
  • Admissions opens 1st October until 30th June but do before March or April!
  • Submit application via website, then pass admissions test (2 alternatives – do own admissions test at ESADE or SAT and send results) – Reading, writing, mathematical, logical tests – no calculator.
  • 3 Open Days – always on Saturday – can do test on one of those days.
  • 1st at end of November, 2nd at end of January, 3rd at end of March
  • Always a good idea to visit.
  • Transcript – 4 years
  • No interview usually unless some inconsistency
  • Only 80 students accepted in English section – quite new.  Will probably rise next year.  Increasingly international.
  • Already 23 nations represented.

Business – University of Southampton, UK

Warm greetings from the University of Southampton. I hope this note finds you well.

I would like to introduce you to Southampton Business School (part of the University of Southampton), which offers a great new suite of undergraduate programmes,

Some of the key features are:

  • Top 20 UK University, in the top 1% of Universities worldwide
  • Part of the prestigious Russell Group
  • Campus based University located in the beautiful City of Southampton on the south coast of England just over one hour from London
  • Excellent career support – with dedicated Placement Advisers, careers fairs, year round employability events
  • All Southampton Business School undergraduate courses come with an option of a sandwich year paid work placement
  • Friendly, welcoming and supportive University and city to International Students with lots of diversity (over 135 nationalities represented!)
  • Excellent Accommodation provision – guaranteed for up to two years for all international students
  • Over 200 clubs and societies for extracurricular activities and a very lively and active student union with its own huge sport centre with full size swimming pool, cinema, art gallery, theatre and social space all on campus!
  • International Merit Scholarships of up to £3000 per year every year of the course for the highest academic achievers – details here

I have included links to the 2015 undergraduate prospectus and also the Southampton Business School undergraduate brochure with details on entry requirements and application procedures in my signature below.  I would be grateful if you could save these to file and share them with interested students and parents.