“Because of SBI, my career aspirations and trajectory were significantly ahead of the curve.”

Lukas Michaels
’18 CLAS Computer Science, ’17 SBI
Software Engineer, Special Projects & Hardware, Apple  


One Summer. Ten Weeks. Countless Possibilities.

Earn your minor wherever you are – SBI ’21 will be offered online this summer!

Through the Institute, students gain fluency and competency in business basics. The unique and interactive Professional Success course, designed to help students develop their professional brand and job search skills as well as gain exposure to career options and industry representatives, complements the business curriculum.

Regardless of the desired outcome – complementing a primary field of study, developing entrepreneurial interests, pursuing a career in business, and/or gaining a personal understanding of the economy – SBI provides the foundation.

Delivering an understanding of key business fundamentals and career development strategies, SBI also brings a wide array of additional benefits:

  • Diversified academic credentials
  • Enhanced professional competence and confidence
  • Refined problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Expanded communication and teamwork skills
  • Broadened perspectives regarding career options

along with access to VSB faculty, faculty mentors, advising and other related services, resources, programs and events.

students smiling in front of business school


Trish Burdo
Associate Director, Business Minor Programs
The Clay Center at VSB - Bartley Hall 1054
Villanova School of Business | Villanova, PA  19085