The Academy of FortuneTimes Group is pleased to hold our Summer Study Programs in the heart of Wall Street. Designed for students from all major fields of study, this program will accelerate your understanding of the socioeconomic, political and cultural influences shaping Global Business and Financial Markets. Together with business immersion and cultural activities, you will gain insights into and an appreciation of New York City’s business culture.
Financial Management Theory and Practice, and Strategic Management courses will be conducted by FortuneTimes Group professors, and will provide a well-rounded Finance and Strategic Management experience. Students will receive a Certificate of Achievement upon successful course completion with college credit and FortuneTimes Group. FortuneTimes Group will conduct visits to places and institutions that imbue the City of New York with its rich cultural legacy. Museums, art galleries and famous business land-marks will transport participants through History.
Join us in exploring New York City as the world’s capital of Finance and Business. Industry experts will guide through the process of cultural immersion.
We will be together for a period of 6 weeks during the Summer School. Coursework will consist of 12 hours of accelerated study each week, Monday through Thursday mornings (9 A.M. – 12 P.M., Eastern Standard Time). Afternoons will be devoted to NYC guided tours and cultural immersion activities.
The programs will take place at the Academy of FortuneTimes Group, and will cover a period of 6 weeks in Summer. The Program will consist of 12 hours of intensive courses per week, held on Monday through Thursday mornings (9 A.M. – 12 P.M. Eastern Standard Time).
The Program Methodology is focused on 5 interrelated elements: Business Skills, Industry Knowledge, Professional Networking, Cultural Experience, and Management Strategy.
The curriculum covers two courses in the following subjects:
- Strategic Management in United Stated of America
- Financial Management: The Theory and Practice
The courses will be complemented by Business Site Visits. Students will also participate in social networking with New York students and professionals, interviews with executives, and cultural tours, to gain the industry knowledge, networking, cultural understanding, and strategic management insights of New York City and businesses.
Following the successful completion of the New York Program, students will receive a professional certificate from the Academy of FortuneTimes Group.
Benefits of the Program
- Accelerated understanding of the socioeconomic, political and cultural influences that shapes global markets.
- Business Networking opportunity on Wall Street.
- New York cultural immersion.
- Academic course credit in Strategy and Financial Management.
Cultural and Business Site Visits
Industry Knowledge with Business Site Visits:
Below are some of the activities that will be available:
- New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
- United Nations
- Federal Reserve Bank of NY
- Bloomberg L.P.
- Fox Broadcasting Company
- World Bank
- American Express
- Sibilla Capital
- Bank of America
- Deutsche Bank
- Goldman Sachs
- New York Attorney General
- Morgan Stanley
- World Economic Forum
Cultural and New York City Activities: Included in the program are arts & cultural tours and activities in New York City, visits to companies and universities. Here are some of the activities that will be available:
- Top of the Rock
- Empire State Building
- Ground Zero, 9/11 Memorial Museum
- Statue of Liberty
- Ellis Island
- Metropolitan Museum of New York
- American Museum of Natural History
- Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
- Central Park Tour
- Central Park Zoo
- Broadway Show (Lion King)
- The Wall Street Tour (Trinity Church, Bull, NYSE, Federal Reserve Bank)
- Times Square Tour, Grand Central Tour
- Brooklyn Bridge Tour
- 5th Avenue, Apple Store
- One World Observatory
- St. John’s Cathedral
Professional Networking with Wall Street Professionals
Professional Networking Events with Wall Street Professionals will be host by FortuneTimes Group. Schedule will be announced before the start week.
FTG Admission Committee will review completed applications thoroughly, and will consider all essential requirements.
For International Applicants who require visa application: students are encouraged to obtain any visa acceptance at least 90 days before the program start date. FTG will assist in applicant’s visa application with a formal confirmation letter to the NYC training program.
International Applicants are required to provide a photocopy of passport.
For International Applicants: if you do not make the full program payment or do not show up at the program without any notification and explanation, FTG Admission Office will notify the USA Immigration Services and USA Department of Homeland Security.
The applicants are recommended to have adequate academic, work preparation or professional interest relevant to the intended program of study. The applicants must be at least 21 years old at the time of application unless otherwise stated in the program offering. International students applicants are not required to have taken any English test prior to the program start. However, applicants are expected to comprehend the English language.
It is recommended that you submit your application at least 60 days before the program date starts which you wish to enroll (to ensure sufficient time for visa application and placement confirmation). We will consider completed applications received after the specified deadline as time permits and, if necessary, roll your application over to next entry period.
Notification of Admission Status
Your application to FortuneTimes Group is reviewed after receipt of your completed application and supporting documentation. If any portion of your application needs further action by you, we will notify you via e-mail. As soon as the application is complete, an admission decision will be made, and you will be notified by the Admission Office. Please do not interpret statements made in casual conversation or correspondence with anyone else to mean that you have been fully admitted. The FTG Admission Office is the only office authorized to notify international students of their acceptance to FortuneTimes Group.