Small Business Management

Three Week Program
July 5 to July 28, 2014

Program features/activities:

  • Complete three week long case study based global corporate finance workshop
  • Social and educational activities
  • Friendly, relaxed atmosphere
  • Highly qualified faculty
Russian Students 2011

Students participating in Canton's Summer Program 2011.

Summer Program 2014 Cost Summary
Three Week Academic and Cultural Program
Cost per person $2,900
(US Dollars)

  • Three-week instruction for academic classes (morning lectures and afternoon hands-on workshops)
  • Classroom materials (this includes all the materials and presentations used by the instructor)
  • Student fees for local tours and museums (visits to Native American Akwesasne reservation, Remington Museum, Adirondack Museum, Wild Center, Sunfeather Soap, and a visit to the Thousand Islands)
  • Health Insurance for duration of stay (this is mandatory for all students staying on campus)
  • Three weeks on campus housing (linens, towels, blankets included)
  • Two nights’ accommodations at University of Buffalo for visit to Niagara Falls, NY (linens, towels included)
  • Three nights’ accommodations in New York City during visit to New York City
  • Trip to Adirondack Mountains and Lake Placid (transportation and visit to the Wild Center, Adirondack Museum fees included)
  • All meals (three meals a day included), except when traveling on weekends
  • Transportation from JFK airport to SUNY Canton
  • Transportation to and from Niagara Falls, NY
  • Transportation from SUNY Canton to New York, NY
  • Transportation for local tours

Visa Interview Fee: Will differ per country

Summer 2014 Schedule

» Downloadable Schedule PDF

JULY 5 Arrive in NYC. Transport to Canton

Rest/brunch on campus – Formal Opening 11:30 to 12:30 p.m., Campus Orientation

JULY 7 Session 1 - Introduction/Business Start Up
JULY 8 Session 2 - Small Business Owners Panel
JULY 9 Session 3 - Business Concept
JULY 10 Session 4 - Define the Market
JULY 11 Session 5 - Identify the Competition
JULY 12 Lake Placid
JULY 13 Alex Bay
Pizza 8-9 pm
Bonfire 9-11 pm
JULY 14 Session 1 - Marketing
JULY 15 Session 2 - Budget
JULY 16 Session 3 - Workshop Day
JULY 17 Session 4 - Business Plan Presentations
JULY 18 Leave for Syracuse/Buffalo
JULY 19 Trip to Niagara Falls
JULY 20 Return from Niagara Falls
JULY 21 Professional Ethics
JULY 22 Morning classes & afternoon workshop
JULY 23 Resume Creation
Bonfire 9-11 pm
JULY 24 Morning free to pack and relax
Afternoon Graduation & Farewell Ceremony

Late Evening Departure for NYC. Optional NYC Excursions. Program cost includes three day stay in NYC with optional longer stays that will be participant expenses.

JULY 25 NYC Accommodations at Columbia University
JULY 26 NYC Accommodations at Columbia University
JULY 27 NYC Accommodations at Columbia University
JULY 28 Check out of Columbia University

*Additional mini excursions may be available in late afternoon and evening based on participants interests.