Are you interested in starting your own business or nonprofit?
Would you like to launch your own passion project?
Does learning directly from business professionals and visiting some of the most innovative companies in St. Louis sound fun?
Do you need unique and one-of-a-kind experiences for your college applications?
If so, this could be the option that sparks your creative spirit. This course provides an entrepreneurial approach to education that is designed to give high school students hands-on, real world experience in global business and entrepreneurship. Students are fully immersed in a profession-based learning approach. Students are able to gain experience working with real businesses, assisting and learning through meaningful projects, and working in a variety of fields, including Human Relations, Entrepreneurship, Global Business, Sales, Promotion, Event Planning, Fashion Marketing, Sports and Entertainment Marketing, Finance, Agriculture, Hotel Lodging, and Restaurant Management, just to name a few. In addition to being a part of real businesses, students are also paired with mentors out in the field - individuals who are working each day in these professions. In addition to important profession-based learning skills the students acquire, they also gain 21st century skills such as problem solving, time and project management skills, business ethics, and self-discipline.