Smith-Tuck Fast Track to Business


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The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth is partnering with Smith College, one of the largest independent women’s liberal arts colleges in the United States, to offer the Smith-Tuck Fast Track to Business Program on the Smith College campus in Northampton, Massachusetts. The Smith-Tuck program is open to high-achieving women from Smith and the Five Colleges.

About Smith-Tuck Fast Track to Business

Empower yourself with the knowledge and skills required to successfully compete for and gain valuable experience from internships in business, Wall Street, and nonprofit management. This two-week, intensive program will immerse you in a hands-on learning environment led by the faculty of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, ranked among the top business schools in the world. You will learn the fundamentals of corporate financial statements; the basics of capital markets and firm financial decision-making; and how to build and use spreadsheet models as laboratories to analyze business decisions. Come explore the basic operating principles that underlie the financial operations of all businesses and nonprofits.

Dates:
January 8 - 20, 2018

Program Cost:
$5,000 (Includes instruction, materials, and additional programming. Excludes meals and housing)

Scholarships and financial aid are available! 

Applications Deadline:
October 1, 2017

application opens July 1st, 2017

Program Content


Spreadsheet Engineering

Understand the basic tools and concepts of spreadsheet engineering, and acquire the basic Excel skills necessary to build a financial analysis model

Financial Statements

Understand the fundamental concepts and procedures underlying the three types of corporate financial statements, and acquire tools to effectively analyze financial statements

Capital Markets

Understand how capital markets work, how firms raise money from investors and acquire tools to assess the value and riskiness of projects, firms, stocks, and bonds 

Career Development

Acquire industry knowledge and self-knowledge that combine to contribute to effective career development at every stage of your college career

Program Requirements

Who may attend?

This program is especially designed for Smith College undergraduates and students from the Five Colleges who have not declared a major in business or a related field. Students are responsible for their own housing and meals during the program. As the program falls during Interterm, Smith students will have room and board provided under their current tuition.

Are there any requirements?

Attendance at all classes, workshops, and programming sessions is mandatory. You may not leave the program for any reasons, except in an emergency. You must have a laptop with wireless internet capability for class and laboratory sessions.

Are there any pre-requisites?

There are no pre-requisites for this program