Past Event

Columbia Business School Venture for All

August 18, 2018 - August 23, 2018
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Columbia Global Centers | Beijing

Columbia Business School Venture for All® is a six day class in Entrepreneurship Discovery I – Idea to Design, which will provide participants with an intensive, hands-on experience, highlighting on the development, testing, and validation of new business models in support of new venture creation. Participants will begin to understand how to apply design thinking techniques. The entire course will be taught by Columbia Business School VFA faculty.

You will finish the Program with:

  1. A clear understanding of how to effectively formulate your new business idea and design your product.

  2. Columbia Business School Official Certificate of Completion.

  3. Parents are encouraged to attend the final presentation day (6th day), hosted by their children.

Program Targets

High school students (age between 14 and 18) who are interested in learning about Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Innovation, and starting new ventures

Program Dates

August 18th – August 23rd, 2018 (6 days of teaching)

Daily from 9:30 - 16:00 Lunch from 12:00 - 13:00

Application Requirements

1) CBS application form

2) Phone interview might be required for admission


How to Apply
  • To apply for the program, please click register to download the application form. Please send your application form to after you complete;

  • Recommendation letter is preferred. Please also send your recommendation letter to the email address we provide;

  • The application deadline is July 31, 2018; however, application will be closed once we recruit enough students;

  • If you have any questions, please contact us via or 15901526118, or visit Columbia Business School's website at