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May 26, 2022

Start it Y11 Summer 2022 Entrepreneurship Course

Teams of up to 8 students are tasked with putting together a socially or environmentally-responsible business concept. All groups will receive an Entrepreneur’s Toolkit, advice from successful entrepreneurs, and one-to-one mentorship from graduates from last year’s course. Teams, which will be mixed groups consisting of students from attending partner schools, will need to produce:

1. A one-sided executive summary of the business plan
2. One professional billboard-style advert promoting the final product
3. Clear and justified financial projections using the template provided by Start it.
4. A 3-minute pitch in which all group members must contribute.
VIP judges will assess the best entries and award prizes to the top business concepts. To register your interest please speak to your teacher.

Key dates:
➢ 3rd June: Deadline for groups to sign up to course
➢ 15th June: Pre-course tasks are sent out
➢ 27th June: Course beings at St Paul’s School, 9am
➢ 5th July Final deadlines for business plans and associated material to be submitted online
➢ 6th July: Judging day and pitching
➢ 7th July: End of Course