Presented by Thales College

Summer Institute 2022
Seeing the Unseen: The Entrepreneurial Mindset

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June 20-24, 2022


3121 Heritage Trade Drive, Wake Forest, NC

Join us for a five day, in-person institute for rising high school juniors and seniors!

What really creates human well-being? For economic well-being, ideas trump dollars. But how does that work? A crucial, overlooked, misunderstood, and practical concept is the entrepreneurial mindset. Anyone can use it, and the entrepreneurs in our midst thrive on it. Join Thales College Summer Institute 2022 to learn, dialogue, and imagine the positive impact the entrepreneurial mindset has on our society and the impact you can make in whatever work you do. Topics covered will include answering the right curiosity, the growth mindset, breaking the status quo, morality and humility, overcoming challenges, and more.

  • Snacks and lunch provided daily
  • Field trip tickets, transportation, Thales College merch and Summer Institute T-shirt included
  • Hands-on mock competitive business challenge
  • TreeRunner Adventure Park team-building ropes course to end the week
  • Readings on entrepreneurship and the liberal arts
  • Seminars led by Thales College faculty members
  • Daily interactions with local successful entrepreneurs
  • Excellent college resume builder!

Sample Daily Schedule

*Schedule subject to change to adapt to speaker schedules

9:00 - 10:15am
Session 1: Presentation by Local Entrepreneur
10:15 - 10:30am
Break (snacks provided for participants)
10:30 - 11:45am
Session 2: Group Discussion led by Thales College Faculty
11:45am - 12:15pm
Lunch (provided for participants)
12:15 - 1:30pm
Session 3: Mock Business Groups
1:30 - 1:45pm
Break (snacks provided for participants)
1:45 - 5:00pm
Session 4: Field Trip Colloquium with Local Entrepreneurial Company

Register Now!

$300 per student on or before May 20th
$350 per student after May 20th

$75 non-refundable deposit required to register