The University of Dayton is launching a new program this summer to teach students studying liberal arts, engineering, education or health sciences, the business skills companies look for in new hires.
UD is calling the program “Biz Ready.” It will consist of a two-week course for non-business majors and will run from Aug. 10 through Aug. 19.
It costs $25 to apply for the course and the entire program costs $3,000, according to UD. Applications are due by July 21 and the first 10 applicants who are accepted and complete the program will get a $500 rebate.
The program will expose students to project management, budgeting, professional communication, marketing, operations management, business law and personal finance as they begin their careers, according to UD.
“We want to give students a leg up in the job market when they graduate,” said professor Peter Wagner, who created the program.
The program will include sessions with local businesses, government representatives and others. Graduates will receive a certificate of their completion, according to the university.
Students do not have to attend the University of Dayton to apply for the class.
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