CIU School Of Business & Professional Studies To Host High School Summer Business & Leadership Academy

Columbia International University’s School of Business & Professional Studies will host a summer Business & Leadership Academy for high school students in grades 9-12 from July 12-15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its campus located 7435 Monticello Road in Columbia.

The Academy will feature four days of study in business, entrepreneurship, management and leadership, led by CIU’s School of Business faculty and accomplished entrepreneurs. The curriculum will include practical training in leadership, networking, business operations, and a capstone business plan project.

The cost of the four-day academy is $295 per student and includes t-shirt, lunch, snack, and all materials needed during the four days.

For more information on the Academy contact Dr. Steve Hays, associate professor of Business, at or register directly at

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