The Management & Technology Summer Institute (M&TSI) is a college credit program at the University of Pennsylvania, available to high school seniors and a select group of juniors interested in the integration of technological concepts and management principles.
Run by the Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology (M&T), a dual-degree program between Penn Engineering and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. M&TSI explores engineering and business disciplines to encourage the technology-driven leaders of the future. Through technological prototype development and complex problem solving, you will gain the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to successfully integrate technology and business concepts.
The M&TSI Program features daily classes taught by Penn faculty and successful entrepreneurs. Students are given the opportunity to uncover and practice the principles of technological innovation through hands-on learning with intensive team projects, field trips to companies and research/development facilities, and other on-campus activities, all while living on Penn’s historic campus.
The application closes on February 22, 2019.
Residential Tuition: $7,000
“M&TSI gives students a new perspective on how management and technology can be integrated together. Through this program, students can experience firsthand the thrills of the innovation process.”
“M&TSI is an experience that not only introduces students to the technical aspects of business and engineering, but also provides a unique educational experience.”
“M&TSI is a gateway to understanding how to entrepreneurially capitalize on emerging technology.”
“The engineering lectures helped me understand the different types of engineering fields and allowed me to pinpoint what I wanted to learn in the future.”
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The Intersection of Management & Technology
The Management & Technology Summer Institute is an extremely rigorous, fast-paced college credit summer course that introduces high school students to the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary for successfully linking technology and management concepts in just three weeks.
Another important component of M&TSI is the opportunity for you to see firsthand the concepts you will be learning in the classroom via real-world companies. In the past, M&TSI students have visited Morgan Stanley, Radiate Media, The Bressler Group, The Neat Company, Dreamit Ventures, First Round Capital, Harlem Biospace and more. Many of the companies we visit employ graduates of the Jerome Fisher Program (M&T) undergrad program.
The principal instructors for M&TSI are Penn professors Jeffrey Babin and Sid Deliwala. Other faculty members from both the Wharton School and Penn Engineering also participate in M&TSI. You will hear from leaders from both Penn Engineering and the Wharton School as well as the Director of the Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology (M&T). Penn and Jerome Fisher Program (M&T) alumni are also guest speakers throughout the program.
You will also learn from and interact with current Penn undergraduates who serve as Residential Teaching Assistants (RTAs) throughout the Program. RTAs serve as 24/7 resources for academic and extra-curricular activities.
AT M&TSI YOU WILL:
THE JEROME FISHER PROGRAM IN MANAGEMENT & TECHNOLOGY (M&T)
The engineering summer program for high school students is run by The Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology, affectionately called the M&T Program. It is the oldest coordinated dual degree program at the University of Pennsylvania. The Program combines academics from two phenomenal Penn assets, Penn Engineering and the Wharton School, into one unique educational experience. This combination enables students not only to understand engineering and business concepts but also to understand the integration of the two and how this intersection distinctively shapes our world.
LIFE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
A historic Ivy League university. Located in the heart of Philadelphia. During the summer, the Penn campus is filled with high school students, undergraduates, graduate students and professors; giving you the real collegiate experience.
International Experience. About 40% of students come from around the world to join us each summer. Every year we hear how much students enjoy meeting people from all over the country and the world and how it opened their eyes to different parts of the globe.
Trips & Activities. There is always something to do when class is over: movies, tours, events, going to the gym and more. The campus is surrounded by dozens of shops and restaurants that are fun to explore with friends. Trips are offered every Saturday to regional destinations of your choice and Sundays are for exploring the Philadelphia region.
2019 DATES & PRICES
July 7 – July 27
HOW TO APPLY
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