Get ready for Business @home

16th December 2020 to 6th January 2021*
from 16:00 - 18:00 GMT
 
 
Get Ready for Business @home is a tailor-made 40 hour course covered over three weeks. This will be running for the first time during the New Year holidays and will be interesting, challenging and enjoyable. Meet some of Academic Camp’s permanent staff who will be teaching and sharing their expertise in the business world.
 

This course is for you if you are:

  • aged 14+

  • interested in the area of business
  • planning to study business or economics in the future
  • interested in pursuing a career in business and want to see if it is right for you
  • academically focused and motivated
  • interested to study in a multicultural environment with peers from a range of cultures
  • wanting to strengthen your English language skills
  • looking for a stimulating and enjoyable experience during your holidays


Get Ready for Business course content

Get Ready for Business is an expansive course (20 hours of live tuition and 20 hours guided self-study tasks to do at home) that will introduce you to a variety of subjects within the business world. Lessons will be focused on introducing you to different areas of business to help you gain an understanding of your interests and pursuits.

Integrated university preparation will help you to improve important academic skills including essay writing, presentation and public speaking with confidence and peer learning. You will improve your study skills and will learn how to manage your personal timetable so that you can continue to prepare for university success after the course finishes.

You will gain knowledge in subjects such as marketing, business management, entrepreneurship, finance, accounting, business psychology, and more! Students will enjoy learning through case studies, real life experience and theory learning. Additional topic areas will include:​
  • Management styles
  • Employee and labour relations
  • Ethics of business
  • Business law
  • Marketing research
  • Digital marketing
  • Advertising and promotional tactics
  • Advertising
  • Creating a business plan
  • Taxation
  • Managerial accounting
  • Budgeting
  • Investing
  • Corporate finance
  • International negotiations
  • International relations
  • Organization culture
  • Leadership styles
  • Business psychology
  • Personal relations


Methodology: Content & Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)

You will:
  • enhance your content knowledge in a variety of business areas,
  • understand culture and your role as a global citizen, your beliefs and values so you can develop a reflective knowledge base. You will understand how culture and ethics affect the world of business,
  • develop your cognition and higher order thinking skills (critical, logical, reflective, metacognitive and creative thinking) to prepare for your future studies in business,
  • work on your communication skills in the English language. You need good language skills to help you in your studies. Good communication is crucial in the field of business.


Assessment

You receive regular, detailed assessment to help you develop quickly during the course. We give you feedback on your personal and professional skills, your written work and practical application. You are assessed on academic performance and attitude towards learning in lessons and this assessment is documented in your weekly report. You are given an A-D grade with A representing excellent effort and consistent positive attitude to learning and D representing unsatisfactory effort and achievement. We celebrate the individuality of our students and their achievement is benchmarked against their own ability and goals.


Dates: 

16th December 2020 to 6th January 2021
Times: 
16:00 - 18:00 GMT

*There will be no lessons on the following holiday days: 24th to 27th December 2020 and 31st to 3rd January 2021.

If these times are not suitable for you, please contact us on info@academiccamp.org


Fees:

1500 GBP per course