Nebraska Business offers various events and workshops designed to spark curiosity and ignite a passion for business. Through hands-on workshops and on-campus programs, we work to inspire the next generation of business leaders. Our initiatives enable students to explore the different industries in business while gaining invaluable skills and insights.
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High School Programs
If the idea of building and organizing a business excites you, entrepreneurship might be an area to consider. We love incorporating that “startup” mindset in classrooms to stimulate a new interest in business. In this workshop, students explore established businesses and identify the problem, solution, target market, competition, financial projects and “the ask.”
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An often overlooked field that affects our everyday lives is supply chain management. This is the management process that pushes products and services from raw materials to the market. This area requires an optimization of efficiency and effectiveness. In this workshop, students explore the process of transferring products from company to customer.
As a strengths-based business school, we help students develop their natural talents through leadership development using the application of strengths-based sciences. In this workshop, students can recognize their individual talents and potential, develop an understanding as to why they make certain choices, find fulfillment in specific tasks and learn more about how they influence others.
An actuary manages risk for insurance companies, hospitals, banks and more. Students who enjoy mathematics, statistics and collaboration often find great satisfaction in this line of work. In this workshop, students assess the risk of automobile insurance policies through a hands-on activity.
Warren Buffett, class of 1951, once said, “accounting is the language of business.” This workshop gives students a holistic understanding of accounting significance in life and business and enables them to think like a CEO. Utilizing interactive activities, career insights and practical demonstrations, students get a taste of why the famous Nebraskan investor and business leader is correct.
One of the fastest-growing majors in the College of Business is business and law. Business employers often need professionals who can identify programs and develop solutions that make both financial and legal sense. In this workshop, students get a firsthand look at how skills developed through this major apply to their lives and why there is such demand within this field.
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The DREAMBIG Academy provides diverse, upcoming high school seniors the chance to
develop business and leadership skills while learning about college life and career opportunities.
The summer academy emphasizes leadership, networking skills and success in the business world.
The Discover Accounting program offers rising and current high school seniors an overview of career
opportunities in the accountancy profession and a brief introduction to the world of modern business.
Learn about accounting, the language of business, along with a brief introduction to the business world.
Are you a current high school sophomore or junior who enjoys math, solving problems and helping people make good decisions? Take the first step toward finding your future career and apply for the free Discover Actuarial Science high school program. No prior coursework in actuarial science or business necessary.
This is a great opportunity to talk with academic staff and current students in your major or program area of interest, as well as explore the facilities where you will gain the knowledge and hands-on experience that will build the foundation of your future career.
Explore the majors each college offers to determine which open house is best for you to attend.