The Future of the Business World online course is a dynamic learning experience for exceptional high school students from around the world. It is designed to introduce students to areas of research by the Wharton faculty and engage them as the next generation of global business leaders. Students attend live daily online events and work independently. Ultimately, they use all the ideas and insights from the course to create final projects that make predictions about the future of the business world. This new course is a chance for students to begin to identify interests and lay the foundation for future education and career goals.
The course conversation is anchored by the idea that while the world is constantly changing, COVID-19 has greatly accelerated that change, propelling the business world into uncharted territory. Students gain new knowledge guided by the pillars of a Wharton education: Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Data Analytics; and the Future of Finance. Throughout the experience, students are asked to contribute their points of view to the learning. The fully online course includes mini-lectures from Wharton faculty, opportunities for live engagements with faculty and Wharton instructors, collaborative projects with peers around the world, and original online real-time business simulationsWho Should Take This Course?High school students currently enrolled in grades 9-11 looking to advance their entrepreneurial mindset. No business background is required. International applicants are welcome.DatesJune 22 - July 3 (CLOSED): The Future of the Business World | July 6 - July 17: The Future of the Business World | July 20 - July 31: The Future of the Business World | August 3 - August 14: The Future of the Business World | June 8- June 19 (CLOSED): The Future of the Business WorldApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
The summer 2020 Moneyball Academy will be offered online! The program dates, content, curriculum, and community will remain unchanged. Programming will meet for live sessions Monday through Friday, and content will be delivered via synchronous and asynchronous instruction.
Sponsored by the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative (WSABI), the Wharton Moneyball Academy Online is a virtual summer program that provides an opportunity for talented rising high school juniors and seniors to study sports analytics online through the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
This program focuses on using data to make deep discoveries in sports with a focus on becoming a data driven decision maker. Online instruction will focus on fundamentals of statistical thinking, real applications employed by statistics professionals in sports analytics and an introduction to statistical programming languages. In addition to learning statistical reasoning and key data analysis skills, students will be primed to be a leader in an increasingly data driven economy.
Topics include introductory statistics (including graphical and numerical summaries of data), basic probability theory, statistical reasoning and regression analysis by examining sports stats. This program is ideal for students with a strong background in math and a love of sports. An interest in computer programming is strongly recommended but no specific background is necessary. Wharton professor Adi Wyner in conjunction with PhD students will teach the program.
Check out the video about the course.Who Should Take This Course?Rising junior and senior high school students who have demonstrated academic excellence (specifically in math/statistics) and have an interest in sports and analytics.HighlightsAttend virtual lectures and presentations from outstanding Wharton faculty and guest instructors.Be introduced to basic statistical skills including linear regression.Learn basic statistical programming skills using R, the powerful statistical programming language. Cover the majority of AP level statistics. Explore topics including graphical and numerical summaries of data,basic probability theory, statistical reasoning and regression.DatesJuly 6 - July 24: Moneyball Academy OnlineApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939
Sponsored by the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative (WSABI), Wharton Moneyball Academy: Training Camp Online is a one-week online learning program broadly introducing students to statistics through a sports lens.
This program welcomes talented high school sophomores, juniors and seniors intrigued by statistics. Students applying to this program should have strong math skills and an interest in sports. The summer experience serves as an entrée into the sports statistics world as it is not heavily focused on computing but rather the fundamental principles of sports statistics. Wharton professor Adi Wyner in conjunction with PhD students will teach the program.
Check our Dr. Adi Wyner's video about Moneyball Academy.Who Should Take This Course?High school students who are interested in analytics, sports, and/or statistics who do not have the foundation of advanced math classes or coding (python/R).HighlightsVirtual lectures, teamwork with other classmates and guest speakers. Graphical and numerical summaries of data, basic probability theory, statistical reasoning. Introduction to data analysis with computers. Students will learn the concepts to be able to analyze sports data. Students will spend the week in class learning the basic concepts of sports statistics and analytics.DatesJuly 20 - July 24: Moneyball Academy: Training Camp OnlineApply NowCall Us: 516-621-3939