Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

Haas School of Business Youth Summer Academy

MIDDLE SCHOOL ACADEMY: | June 22 - July 2, 2015


Entrepreneurship Session| July 6 - July 17, 2015

Case Study/Critical Thinking Session | July 27 - August 7, 2015


As the second-oldest business school in the United States, the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley is one of the world’s leading producers of new ideas and knowledge in all areas of business, which includes the distinction of having two of its faculty members receive Nobel Prize in Economics over the past 15 years. The school offers outstanding management education to about 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students each year who come from around the world to study in one of its six degree granting programs.



The school‘s mission is to develop innovative business leaders who redefine how we do business. We strive to put new ideas into action in all areas of an organization, emphasizing corporate and ethical responsibility. The school’s distinctive culture is defined by four key principles:



The Berkeley Business Academy for Youth (B-BAY) introduces middle and high school students to the business world every year. Students get a chance to experience campus life at UC Berkeley, the world’s premier public university.

The program fosters creativity, innovation, and collaboration through a project based curriculum.

B-BAY is presented by the Institute for Business and Social Impact the proceeds of which go to support the institute’s YEAH Program for under-resourced Bay Area youth.  At this time, B-BAY does not offer scholarships for tuition.