CIU Cook School of Business hosting high school summer Business & Leadership Academy

March 2, 2022

Business-minded high school students are invited to join with other budding entrepreneurs at Columbia International University’s Business & Leadership Academy this summer on the campus of CIU. The Academy is led by the faculty of the CIU Cook School of Business.

The Business & Leadership Academy is open to all high school students in grades 9-12 who desire to start a new business, invest for the future, learn how to lead, and add value to businesses around the globe.

It’s also an opportunity to make friends with fellow students with shared interests, get a preview of college life and learn more about business, entrepreneurship, sport management, and leadership — all while having fun.

The Academy will be held July 11-15, 2022 from 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. The cost is $325. The registration deadline is June 27.

Columbia International University is located at 7435 Monticello Road in Columbia.

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With record enrollment for five straight years, CIU consistently ranks among the Top Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report, as well as a Best Value Regional University in the South. Request information on enrollment by contacting Admissions at (803) 807-5024 or [email protected].