Is offered to students that are about to go out of the education system, i.e. form 4s and 6s.Students go into a workplace and spend a day ‘shadowing’ a host in different professions.
Examines how businesses operate. Students role-play business ownership, interview for jobs, and learn different methods of production while exploring various economic issues that affect business. This program is suitable for students in grades 6 and 7. Five required, volunteer-led activities.
Encompasses entrepreneurship curriculum for students in Form 1 and 2. The program emphasizes entrepreneurship while providing a strong focus on social studies, reading, and writing skills. Students are encouraged to use critical thinking to learn entrepreneurial skills that support positive attitudes as they explore and enhance their career aspirations. Six volunteer-led activities are required.
Through this hands - on experience, students learn about the economic systems and how businesses function. Meeting once a week for 12 to 16 weeks, students form and operate an actual small business. They conduct market research, decide on a product or service, apply for jobs and elect officers, develop business plans, sell shares to raise capital, produce and market their products or services, track operations and keep records, conduct business meetings and close the books (youth groups) or liquidate the company (school groups) usually returning a profit.