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World Scholars Academy

World Scholars Academy

World Scholars Academy


Join our elite summer courses for high school students taught by world-leading professional scholars and accompanied by exceptional peers from around the world.

Learn advanced study skills and develop a deep conceptual understanding of your subject from the world’s most accomplished educators.

Expand horizons and build aspirations while cultivating genuine academic and social confidence in the most transformational learning experience of your life.

World Business Academy Online

World Business Academy Online is delivered virtually over two weeks in (i) ten live and interactive online group classes, and (ii) two one-on-one personalized academic tutorials led by Dr. Gerard Dericks. The World Business Academy curriculum comprises:

  • Class 1: Intro to Business Degrees and Careers
  • Class 2: Microeconomic Price Theory
  • Class 3: Competitive Strategy
  • Class 4: Fundamentals of Finance
  • Class 5: Principles of Marketing
  • Class 6: Game Theory
  • Class 7: Macroeconomics & Business Cycles
  • Class 8: Introduction to Data Analytics
  • Class 9: Business Case Simulation
  • Class X: Entrepreneurial Challenge

and includes:

  • Daily assignments
  • Directed group work
  • Mini-MBA project
  • Individualized feedback and academic guidance
  • Take-home continuing study exercises and resources
  • Letter of recommendation for university applications and work experience from Dr. Gerard Dericks (upon satisfactory participation)
  • Video recordings of each class made available for students to review both during the course and indefinitely after completion
  • Course completion certificate

The class size will be limited to eight students.

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“It was amazing. I learned a lot”

-Tanushree, G. (15) New Delhi, India

“Thank you for being a great lecturer. I enjoyed every lecture and also working on the assignments”

-Tingting, Z. (17) Shanghai, China

“Enthusiastic teaching”

-Oliver, W. (15) Brisbane, Australia

“Great support outside of lectures”

-Rosa, B. (18) Oxford, UK

“I thought the program was very useful. It helped me better understand the wider aspects of a business, which will support business decisions in the future”

-Yannik, S. (18) Cologne, Germany

“Gerard is hands down the best teacher I have ever had”

-Dashiell, A. (16) Chicago, USA

"The teaching was motivational and it really gave me a love for the subject"

-Sara, T. (16) Palo Alto, USA


  • Honolulu

    World Scholars Academy 1188 Bishop Street, , Honolulu