Ethical Leadership & Entrepreneurship

I learned, firsthand, what efforts go into making a business ethical and all the various parts of planning a business.

I enjoyed the different workshops and I feel like I now have the skills required to run a business successfully. -Recent Participant

About Ethical Leadership & Entrepreneurship

Ethical Leadership & Entrepreneurship is a coed summer program for students entering grades 10-12. This innovative hands-on learning opportunity affords students the opportunity to develop the skills fundamental for achieving positive business practices and outcomes through ethical leadership. Students who enroll concurrently discover elements of business planning and explore central ethical concepts relating to core business practices. Concepts include valuating economic, social and environmental dimensions of success; integrity in financial accounting; and maintaining an ethical business culture. Participants explore how these concepts inform an effective business plan, including business objectives, strategy, branding, management and financial plans, operations and market analysis. In addition to learning about ethical leadership from Ethics Institute scholars and faculty, participants engage with renowned business leaders and corporate CEOs. The culminating "Shark Tank" activity has teams of aspiring entrepreneurial participants make business presentations to a panel of "shark" investors, who then choose whether or not to invest in their product.

Program Highlights

Excel by developing your ideas.
Our program provides you the opportunity to take an idea for a business, process your own reflections about effective business practices and sound ethical choices, and turn a basic idea into a plan for corporate success.

Learn from experts in the field.
Every step of the way, executives with collective experience in the widest array of industries guide participants. They share real-life stories about ethical decision-making in daily management and personal career decisions.
 
Network with colleagues.
Welcoming students from schools throughout the area, Ethical Leadership & Entrepreneurship is an opportunity to socialize, learn and network with peers from other schools who have similar academic and professional interests.

Present your finished plan.
The culminating "Shark Tank" activity has teams of aspiring entrepreneurial participants make business presentations to a panel of "shark" investors, who then choose whether or not to invest in their product. Experts who will provide analytical and constructive feedback on aspects of your business ranging from financial statements to market selection to ethical outlook.

Program Details

Dates: TBD

Times: TBD

Cost: TBD
42 Norwood Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901   |   (908) 273-0900
The Ethics Institute at Kent Place School is a first-of-its-kind Institute at the primary and secondary school levels. We believe promoting the process and practice of ethical thinking and ethical decision-making in the youngest of children prepares them to be the most effective leaders and compassionate citizens of tomorrow.