Presented by Thales College

Summer Institute 2021:
Business Behind the Scenes

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June 21-25, 2021

3122 Heritage Trade Drive, Wake Forest, NC

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

Thales College has invited leading local entrepreneurs to share their stories about growing their businesses and what they learned about life and work along the way. Students will have the opportunity to meet these individuals, tour their facilities, and ask questions about the businesses they’ve built. In addition, Thales College faculty will lead discussions of ancient and modern thinkers in business and the humanities to help students understand the essential role of business and entrepreneurship in a flourishing society.

  • Coffee, snacks, lunch provided daily
  • All field trip tickets and transportation included
  • Thales College merch and Summer Institute T-shirt included for all participants
  • TreeRunner Adventure Park team building and aerial obstacle 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

8:30 - 9:00am
Coffee and socializing among participants
9:00 - 10:15am
Session 1: How Business Benefits Society…and You
10:15 - 10:30am
Break (snacks provided for participants)
10:30 - 11:45am
Session 2: How the Liberal Arts and Business Benefit Each Other
11:45am - 12:45pm
Lunch (provided for participants)
1:00 - 4:00pm
Business Behind the Scenes field trip colloquium with local entrepreneurs
8:30 - 9:00am
Coffee and socializing among participants
9:00 - 10:15am
Session 1: How Business Benefits Society…and You
10:15 - 10:30am
Break (snacks provided for participants)
10:30 - 11:45am
Session 2: How the Liberal Arts and Business Benefit Each Other
11:45am - 12:45pm
Lunch (provided for participants)
1:00 - 4:00pm
Business Behind the Scenes field trip colloquium with local entrepreneurs

Register Now!

$175 per student on or before May 21st
$250 per student after May 21st

$50 non-refundable deposit required to register

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