Cambridge Masterclasses in Business and Entrepreneurship

(CMBE)

This course is for 18-25 year olds who want to develop skills for future success and network with bright young minds from around the world. Situated in the historic town of Cambridge, the course combines both academic knowledge and practical experiences for students. This course provides the best opportunity for you to network with prominent academics from the world-renowned University of Cambridge, industry experts and successful entrepreneurs. You will develop skills that would lead you to become a successful entrepreneur while making new networks from around the world.

Overview

Highlights

Course Overview

The course is designed to provide students with fundamental knowledge for successful entrepreneurship and professional development in business management. Practical activities are extensively emphasised through small group supervisions, workshops with local businesses, pitch presentations and sessions from company visits.

This course will expand your network. You will meet new friends and classmates who could become your future colleagues. Whatever your academic or career goals, the professional and academic networks you develop on your business and entrepreneurship course are excellent preparation. Workshops for supporting students applying for Maters will also be provided, such as writing a personal statement and interview skills.

Changes and innovations in technology and customer behavior have presented ongoing challenges to businesses. In response to this, you will learn about what it takes to be an entrepreneur starting and running a successful business by understanding the market, customer changes, and challenges in 21st-century business settings. As well as developing skills to start a business of your own, you will also acquire the solid foundations required for tackling business problems in a company setting.

 

  • Entrepreneurship fundamentals
  • Innovation and “Design Thinking”
  • Growth strategies
  • Finance
  • Customer segments and value propositions
  • Business plan preparation
    • Business model canvas
    • Sales and marketing
    • Financial forecast

Colleges

Cambridge’s colleges are the centre of student life. Each has its own unique history and beauty. We provide the true Cambridge way of life from a college tour, accommodations in a college, meals in the college dining hall, a tranquil afternoon punting on the River Cam, to a traditional formal dinner at the college you stay at.

Culture

Britain is rich in tradition and culture. We provide a varied schedule of activities and visits to give the students exposure to British culture and Cambridge Life. We have it all here from architecture (walking trails through historical college buildings and town churches, food (catered by Cambridge college chefs), to arts (visits to several museums and galleries)

Company Visits

We provide field trips to companies and start-ups in London/Cambridge in order to give the students exposure and first-hand experience of real business world in the UK. Most importantly, we assign students group work projects to visit local businesses in Cambridge in order to have them learn from the owners/start-up founders.

Your Future Starts Here.