Columbia Business School + FBN Teen Program


July 13, 2020 | 9:00 AM CDT - 12:00 PM CDT
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Entrepreneurship + Leadership Innovation ONLINE Course - Teen program

A Collaboration between FBN and Columbia University

Family Business Network and Columbia Business School are teaming up to offer young family business member a custom two weeks pre-college and college virtual certificate course.  Modeled on the MBA module "launch your startup", this interactive program will provide students with an intensive, "hands-on" course focusing on the creation, evaluation, development, and launch readiness of a new business or social venture.

This is a small and intimate learning experience. Students will apply entrepreneurial thinking and leadership principles, develop successful practices to help innovate and lead in any industry or professional environment.

  • Learn the process of new venture creation and make your minimum viable product.
  • Make a step by step investor’s pitch and make a formal presentation at the end of the course to a panel of judges.
  • Each participant will get a certificate from Columbia Business School. Additionally, deserving participants will get a letter of recommendation.
  • Based on merit, students will be offered an opportunity to become a Teacher's assistant at any of the global locations.

Deadline to apply is June 29.   Apply here!

Application process
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis.
  • Please fill in the below online form by 29th June
  • We will revert with the status of your application within 3-5 business days of receipt. Email will be sent to Student ID. Student email ID must be accurate and cannot be changed for the entire duration of the course.
  • Upon acceptance, we will send you payment instructions to deposit the fee as well as a participant's oath to be signed.
  • All payments, once received are non-refundable.
  • After processing your payment an ID card will be generated and course details shall be sent to you by email.

Online Format

  • 13 July - 24 July
  • Age: 15-22 years old
  • FBN members only
  • Min: 15 students / max: 30 students
  • Online
  • Work in small groups
  • Course in English

Fee: $800 per student

Fee includes

  • 10 interactive modules
  • 2.5 hours per day
  • Personalized preparation
  • Certification from Columbia: all students receive a certificate of completion
  • Parent's introduction session


For more information, please contact Christne at [email protected]

Please register using this link or the link above, not the red button below.