Design Your Future, Control Your Destiny
This rich, interesting and challenging 6-day workshop is for “Tweenpreneurs” age 16 – 19 who want to take control of their future and design for themselves a life that matters. Conducted at Santa Clara University, one of the most prestigious private colleges in the nation, this experience will give aspiring young future world shakers the opportunity to write a personal “BizMe” business plan to put their dreams into action! Whether they want to launch the next big thing in Silicon Valley, start a social enterprise or just get into MIT or the school of their choice, this workshop will give them the tools and capability to design a step by step course of action to accomplish their objectives, and to craft a life that makes a difference for themselves, their families, friends and businesses.
Participants will learn how to:
- Imagine a future that is exciting and challenging.
- Build a roadmap to that future.
- Implement the rules for personal success in life.
- Never quit
- Set BHAG outcomes (Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals)
- Find meaning in the moment
- Manage and adapt to change
- Pick the right mentors
- Sweat the small stuff to assemble a reputation others will admire
- Always give back
- Make great career decisions with personal values and ethics in mind.
- Strengthen the “GRIT” factor to live through tough situations.
- Listen for understanding before being understood.
- Apply rules for personal leadership and role modeling.
- Polish and sell their own individual benefits and advantages.
- Build a network of successful people who are worth knowing.
- Tell their own personal story with passion, courage and character.
3:00 – 5:00 pm: Residential student dropoff & check in
Santa Clara University
8:00 – 8:25 am: Student dropoff
8:30 am – 4:30 pm: Workshop
4:35 pm – 5:00 pm: Student pickup and residential student checkout
4:35 pm – 5:00 pm: Residential student checkout
Residential Housing Available
We’re excited to announce a residential option on the beautiful Santa Clara University campus for this program. Check in on Sunday, July 15th after 3pm and check out on Saturday, July 21st before 10am for a total of 6 nights. Availability is very limited and we expect this session to fill quickly. This is a unique opportunity for your aspiring entrepreneurs to live on campus at one of the premier universities in the world.
Airport arrival and departure transportation services for residential students MUST BE arranged by parents with the service of their choice that best meets their needs. One service that specializes in transportation for young people is Kids Kab. Kids Kab is run by the owner-operator, Liz Marino who may be reached at (408) 342-0100. This is not the only option and parents should select the transportation service that best suits your needs.
It is important that BizSmart Global be informed of your student’s arrival time at the airport so that we can anticipate when they will arrive at Santa Clara Housing. We also need to know their departure schedule for the airport at the end of BizSmart Global and to know when transportation services are scheduled to pick them up. Please send your student’s flight arrival and departure information and who you arrange ground transportation with to Geeta Ajmera, Director Student Admissions and Logistics.
The total cost is $2,400.00 which includes tuition, housing and three meals a day. Parents are responsible for transportation to and from the Santa Clara campus. Please call us directly at (408) 395-1937 with any questions or for additional details concerning this option.
Need on-campus housing? Limited spaces are still available – sign up now to secure your space.
July 15–21, 2018
Residential Check In/Out:
Sunday, July 15: 3–5pm
Saturday, July 21: 4:35–5pm
Santa Clara University
Tuition Standard: $1,200.00
Full payment is due at time of application to reserve a space.
Tuition Residential: $2,400.00
Includes tuition, housing and three meals a day.
A deposit of $1,200.00 is due at time of application to reserve a space. The total amount must be paid in full by May 31, 2018.*
At Santa Clara, lunch will be provided for students in the dining hall.
*A student’s space will be guaranteed when we receive full payment. Any applications received on or after May 31, 2018 must include tuition payment in full ($1,200.00).
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