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Global Education Institute

Student Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Leadership Program (SIELP)

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Program Advantages

  • High-quality lectures and workshops taught and facilitated by Cal Poly Pomona professors, administrators, and industry leaders
  • Hands-on lab activities to gain practical experiences
  • An English immersion environment with American students and people
  • Interactive activities, exchanges, team projects, games, excursions, and talen shows, etc. to make international friendship 
  • Great opportunity to develop skills in public speaking, debate and presentation 
  • Brainstorm on business ideas, and final project on business plan and business pitch
  • Cultural excursions to many attractions in southern California

Program Topics

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the U.S.
  • Leadership and Collaborative Teamwork
  • ChatGPT and Artificial Intelligence in Business
  • Big Data and Digital Marketing
  • Intercultural Communication Skills in Global Business
  • Startup Funding
  • How to Find Your Own Business Ideas 
  • Business Model Canvas
  • International Etiquette
  • Public Speaking and Debate Skills
  • Work with American Students on the Business Pitch Presentations

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Activities & Excursions

  • Hollywood, Santa Monica Beach and Griffith Observatory
  • Getty Center, and Original Farmers Market
  • Universal Studios Hollywood*
  • San Diego, USS Midway Museum** and Mexican-Style Old Town

During the program, there will be multiple sessions of interactive activities with American students and people, including cultural exchanges, team projects, talent shows, brainstorms, etc. 

* Tickets are not included in the program fees

On-Campus Lodging

  • Students will live on-campus at the University Village throughout the program
  • 4 students live in an apartment 
  • An apartment has bedrooms, bathrooms, a living room, a dining room, a full kitchen, a refrigerator, and free wifi, etc.
  • Cooking utensils, bed sheet, comforter, pillow, bath towels, etc. will be provided in the apartment
  • Within the community, there are free laundry, free swimming pool, basketball court, table tennis, billiards, and barbecue areas, etc. 
  • Safe, convenient, and lots of fun

Program Information

Semester Program Dates Program Fee App. Deanline
Summer 2024 July 22 to August 3, 2024 (13 Days) $3,880/Student* May 10, 2024

* Program fee includes:

  • On-campus lodging at University Village throughout the program 
  • Themed lectures, workshops, group discussions, and panel discussions with Cal Poly Pomona's professors and administrators, industry experts and professionals
  • Interactive activities, social mixers, cultural exchanges, and talent shows with American students
  • Lab visits and "learn by doing" opportunities across the campus
  • Business ideas brainstorm and development, market research and analysis, team building and collaboration, business plan development and final pitch presentation, etc. 
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation for all the excursions
  • Some of the meals during the program
  • Program certificates, transcripts, and final pitch winners' awards 

* Program fee does NOT include (students need to pay by themselves):

  • Visa application
  • Airfare
  • Insurance
  • Meals
  • Tickets to the Universal Studios Hollywood, and the USS Midway Museum
  • Other personal expenses, etc.
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Rick Wang

Rick Wang

Mr. Rick Wang

Program ManagerGlobal Education InstituteCollege of the Extended UniversityCalifornia State Polytechnic University, PomonaTel: 909-979-6612Cell: 626-377-5127Fax: 909-869-5077 wechat barcode

Other Customized Student Programs

  • Selected student leaders
  • Outstanding undergraduate students

  • Academic writing 
  • Research skills 
  • Publication 

  • Teaching pedagogy 
  • Students assessment 
  • Classroom management 

  • American culture 
  • Class observation 
  • Field trips

  • Hotel and tourism management  
  • Restaurant operation and management
  • Conference and convention

  • Cultural performance
  • Poster presentation
  • Interaction with local students

  • Strategic Planning
  • Collaborative Team Work
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • International Etiquette 
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Bldg 220B-232
Pomona CA 91768

Phone: 909-869-2276
Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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