Summer Business Boot Camp

The Summer Business Boot Camp is an intensive 10-day training program that covers the business fundamentals in Accounting, Decision Science, Finance, Marketing and Managerial Economics. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will earn a professional Certificate in Business Fundamentals from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. 


 Who should enroll in the Summer Business Boot Camp?

  • The Summer Business Boot Camp is designed for individuals wishing to build their business knowledge and acumen to advance their career.  Students interested in signing up for the courses should not be enrolled in our current MBA program or certificate options.

Prerequisites for Summer Business Boot Camp

  • is a 20 to 40 hour, self-paced online course which helps to build a solid base of basic skills in finance, accounting, microeconomics, statistics, and spreadsheets. To insure successful completion of the Summer Business Bootcamp, participants are required to complete the online content and provide a copy of their transcript by August 6th, 2014.

Schedule and Fees  

Boot Camp Schedule

All courses are scheduled from 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. with a 1-hour lunch break.  In addition to the scheduled courses we will have happy hour integrative networking sessions at least twice during the program.

August 8-9, 2014
 Decision Science
Prof. Eddine Dahel
August 10-11, 2014
Prof. Canri Chan
August 12-13, 2014
marketing_course_description Marketing
Prof. Fredric Kropp
August 14, 2014 No Class No Class
August 15-16, 2014
 Managerial Economics
Prof. Moyara Ruehsen
August 17-18, 2014
Prof. Sandra Dow



Compared with the $20,000 or $30,000  for the business foundation courses in a typical MBA program, the Summer Business Boot Camp is a great value for the price.

For the August 8-18, 2014 Summer Business Boot Camp, the fee is $850*.  This is a one-time only discount to celebrate the inaugural boot camp.

*The inaugural boot camp pricing of $850, covers all class sessions and activities but does NOT include the $149 fee to register for the MBA Math online prerequisite.

How to register 

Interested participants will need to submit aSummer Business Boot Camp Registration Form Summer Business Boot Camp Registration Form with payment to the Record's Office in the Casa Fuente Building. You may submit the form via fax, email, or in person. To pay by credit card please submit your form to the Record's Office and then call the Cashier's Office at (831) 647-6434 to provide credit card information.

If you are a continuing student, please sign up for the course via BannerWeb during the active registration periods. The course name will be listed as ECPR 8550: Business Fundamentals.

The deadline to register for this course is August 1, 2014. No refunds or cancellations will be permitted after this date.

*** Please note that students cannot receive additional financial aid for these costs.  For futher questions in regards to this matter, please call the Financial Aid Office at (831) 647-4119.

For additional questions in regards to the boot camp, please contact Lauren Patron-Castro at