Program dates:
July 14 – 26, 2013

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For course-related questions, contact:

Akbar Dawood
adawood@umd.edu
301.314.9770


For program-related questions, contact:

Eric Johnson
www.ysp.umd.edu
301.405.7762


The Young Scholars Discovery Program is administered by the Office of Extended Studies, University of Maryland.

Learn How to Design Your Own Business this Summer

Welcome to the University of Maryland’s Young Scholars Discovery Program. Rising eighth and ninth grade middle school students are invited to attend this extraordinary learning opportunity. For two exciting weeks, Discovery scholars meet, live, and study with other talented middle school students in many of the same world-class facilities used by Maryland’s full-time college students. Scholars attend class, enjoy field trips and guest speakers, participate in coursework and projects, and engage with other students during seminars and social activities. Whether you choose to live on campus or commute from home, you’ll fully experience university life at Maryland!

This summer, explore, grow, and learn about university life with Discovery!

EXST011: DESIGNING YOUR OWN BUSINESS
This multi-disciplinary course aims to teach students the basics of the business, strategy, and leadership skills needed to launch and manage new ventures. Topics include learning the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, how to assess the feasibility of a new venture, as well as how to apply best practices for planning, launching, and managing new companies. Course goals are as follows:

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