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Since 1991, FTE has offered unique summer programs and opportunities to outstanding student leaders interested in learning about economics and leadership principles. Over the years, reviews for our student programs have consistently ranked our Economics for Leaders (EFL) programs as ‘top-notch’, ‘wonderful’ and even ‘life-changing’.

For 2023, FTE will offer 16 EFL in-person programs on university campuses across the United States to academically motivated students leaders. Participants will learn the economic and leadership concepts behind the “economic way of thinking” and how to apply these concepts to decisions made everyday to those made by corporate and government leaders. For high school students with previous economics course work, we are offering two instances of Economics for Leaders Advanced. Taught at the college level, the advanced program is designed for students ready to dive deeper into the economic topics cover in EFL.

For students interested in business, we are excited to offer two Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy (EGE) programs this summer. Our EGE program will teach entrepreneurial-minded high school students the economics subjects that all entrepreneurs need to have chance at success. Like all FTE programs, important leadership concepts are taught with a focus on traits needed to run a successful organization in today’s economy.

We are excited to offer our newest student program, Environment & the Economy (E&E) this summer. E&E will teach students to employ economic principles to analyze environmental issues and will help provide an understanding of environmental issues facing our world today.

In addition to our in-person residential programs, FTE will also offer EFL Virtual programs for summer 2023. The same key principles will be taught in FTE’s engaging interactive style. For the past three years, we have had great success providing unrivaled economics and leadership instruction virtually. We will continue to offer this proven synchronous virtual program in 2023.

To find out more about EFL, EFL Virtual, EGE, or E&E and how to apply, please click on the links to the right.