Meritas Summer Initiatives
Concepts for High School Summer Program Development 2014
Concept: TEDed Alliance
Virtual Internships + Physical Experience
Meritas Summer App Academy
In high demand areas like software development, people can find high paying jobs without a full 4 year degree. A summer program that teaches students the basics of writing code would be an very valuable skillset for any student.
App Academy is an intensive 10 week, web development course in San Francisco.
The student only pays the tuition if they find a job as a developer after the program.
The first batch graduated in September 2012. 93% of the 40 initial graduates got offers or are working in tech jobs now at an average salary of $83,000.
Branded Summer Education
Theme Based Learning
In 2011, a new sports themed charter school open in Manhattan, in partnership with ESPN Magazine.
Case Study: Sneaker Design Program
Peapod Adobe Youth Voices Music and Multimedia Academy
Peapod Adobe Youth Voices Music and Multimedia Academy is a collaborative effort between the Peas' Peapod Foundation and the Adobe Foundation.
Fabrica: Benetton’s Communication Research Center
Fabrica is not just a school, advertising agency or university. It is an applied creativity laboratory, a talent incubator, a studio. Young, modern artists from all over the world develop innovative projects and explore new directions in communication, design, music, film, photography, publishing and the Internet.
Creative Academy - Richemont Group's Design School
Richemont’s luxury good interests encompass several of the most prestigious names in this area, including Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels,Piaget, A. Lange & Söhne, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Vacheron Constantin,Panerai, IWC, Baume & Mercier,Roger Dubuis, Montblanc, Alfred Dunhill, Lancel, Chloé, Purdey andShanghai Tang.
Cisco Networking Academy
Every year, the Cisco Networking Academy program teaches hundreds of thousands of students worldwide the skills needed to build, design, and maintain, networks, improving their career prospects while filling the global demand for networking professionals.
With 10,000 academies in 165 countries, Networking Academy helps individuals prepare for industry-recognized certifications and entry-level information and communication technology (ICT) careers in virtually every type of industry.
Students develop foundational skills in ICT while acquiring vital 21st-century career skills in problem solving, collaboration, and critical thinking.
Johnson & Johnson
Healthcare Management Course at Anderson / UCLA
Entrepreneurship Edu Partnership with NYC Community Colleges
Micro-finance Course at Daniels / U Denver
Live Well Collaborative - U Cinncinnatti and P&G
Expanding on P&G’s “Connect and Develop” concept, Livewell was formed as a response to meet the growing market opportunity of America’s aging population.
Omnicom Digitalworks Marketing Certificate Program
The digital:works Certificate Program is a unique experience for executives in China, Singapore and India seeking to build their understanding and capabilities in Digital Marketing.
The series of classes have been crafted based on Omnicom Group’s broad practical experience in Digital Marketing, combined with the new media research and market expertise of the partner universities in in each market.
Animation Mentor (Pixar Animation School)
Hundreds of students enroll each term from 50 countries. $18,000 tuition. Unaccredited. Huge job placement rates.
10 Week Software Developer Bootcamps are Launching at a Furious Pace
Conde Nast College of Fashion and Design
Launched in January 2013, and based in Central London, the Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design will establish itself as an important starting point for those who want to be tomorrow’s stars of the fashion industry.
With outstanding resources, leading-edge facilities and access to experts from the worlds of fashion, style and luxury, the College will prepare its students to work in all areas of this exciting and innovative industry.
Teen Vogue Fashion University
Time Warner Media School
Meritas Online Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
The Future is Present: AI Tutors
Meritas Social Entrepreneruship Bootcamp
A program that links students to powerful pro-social projects over the course of the summer would be popular and really help boost students resumes.
Partner with Acumen Fund
Model to review, Unreasonable Institutehttp://unreasonable.is/category/video/
Presented by Futurlogic
Futurlogic is the first incubator / seed fund and small business advisory firm that also houses a cutting-edge, online entrepreneurship school.
We believe that great brands out-teach vs. out-sell their competition. Futurlogic's knowledge-based community of thought leaders, educators, advisors, mentors, entrepreneurs, investors, marketers and business strategists is committed to creating the next generation of great startups and small business owners. We provide seed capital, advice, strategic partnerships and education to our portfolio companies and online students.
In addition to providing mentorship, guidance and small business resources, Futurlogic also offers seed funding and in-kind marketing, branding, legal and financial support for small business owners with "Futurlogical" ideas.