You’ll be enrolled in the three-credit course

The course is offered though the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, part of Cornell's SC Johnson College of Business.

  • The NYC-based, in-person course meets Mondays through Fridays, 8:30–11:30 a.m., at the Cornell University ILR NYC Campus, 570 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY.

Maximum enrollment: 25

Course expectations

You'll be expected to

  • Attend class daily.
  • Complete all assignments in a timely manner.
  • Participate in class discussions, case studies, and field trips.

Required textbooks & materials

Please order the book Exploring Business by Karen Collins online at Do not order older versions from other vendors.

The format of the book you purchase depends on your preference and learning style. The interactive study aids should enrich your experience and understanding. They are recommended, but not required.

In addition, students are required to register for The Biz Cafe Simulation (Interpretive Solutions). By Friday, May 24, Interpretive Solutions will email your Cornell NetID with instructions about activating your Biz Cafe business simulation. If you don't see the activation instructions in your Cornell email, please check your spam/junk mail folder and then contact Interpretive Solutions.


Approximately 10 days after the end of your class you may log into your Cornell Student Center to view your grades. Your grades are confidential information, and we will not share them with your high school.


Approximately 10 days after the end of the class you may log into your Cornell Student Center or the Cornell University Registrar website to order your transcript.