Attention Liberal Arts & Science Students
Enroll in the Business Essentials course (MULT-UB14)!
Live and Learn in New York City
Whatever your post-college career goals may be, business know-how is an important key to success. Especially in today’s competitive job market, knowledge of basic business theory and practice will open doors and give you an edge in the marketplace.
Business Essentials is an intensive business-training course designed exclusively for talented undergraduate students and recent graduates with non-business majors. Over three challenging weeks, you will —
- Take classes with Stern’s world-class faculty
- Learn, practice and apply business concepts
- Experience living in the hustle and bustle of New York City
Learn from the best
Stern is home to distinguished departments of Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing. In the Business Essentials course, you will be learning from some of the finest business professors in the country. Their knowledge, creativity, and passion for teaching make for a rewarding and memorable classroom experience.
Dynamic, hands-on, reality-based curriculum
The course is divided into four modules that cover basic business skills.
|Accounting||Accounting produces much of the information used within corporations today. Accounting information is used in valuation, in contracting, by investors, by creditors, by managers and by the government. A good understanding of accounting is one of the basic building blocks of business education. In this module you will learn to read and understand financial statements.|
|Finance||Every type of business organization needs people who have training in finance. Managers across firms depend on finance professionals to supply the funding currently needed and the analysis necessary to make profitable decisions. In this module you will acquire a working understanding of the language of finance and the fundamentals of how financial markets function.|
|Management||To be effective, organizations must be able to compete in complex and volatile environments, and managers must be able to manage within complex and dynamic workplaces. This module aims to enhance your understanding of and ability to succeed in organizations. Throughout this module, you will explore behavioral, managerial and structural influences that affect organizational effectiveness, productivity and efficiency.|
|Marketing||Marketing is about acquiring and retaining customers for products and services by delivering customer value. It is about having a finger on the pulse of the consumer so that it is possible to identify needs, and to cater to them effectively and efficiently. This module will introduce you to the concepts and skills essential in marketing strategy.