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Entrepreneurial Adventure

Entrepreneurial Adventure

Entrepreneurial Adventure empowers students from Kindergarten to grade twelve to create a business venture right in their classrooms.

Mentors from businesses are paired with each class to guide students along their entrepreneurial journey. Students develop products to sell and donate the profits to charity. Through the program, students strengthen core global competencies, including critical thinking, creative problem-solving and collaboration. Teachers are supported by a program manager and with resources, including lessons and activities that are connected to provincial curricula.

The program culminates in a Entrepreneurial Adventure Showcase where students market and sell their creations. To date, over $3 million has been raised and contributed to local, national and international charities.

In 2019-2020, Entrepreneurial Adventure is offered in Calgary, Edmonton, Hamilton, the Greater Toronto Area, Ottawa and Fredericton.


 

“They gain skills through the design-thinking process, exploration, ideation, and experimentation.”

Learning outcomes for students

  • Identify, define and research a business product or service;
  • Design a marketing/communications plan;
  • Develop an understanding of the elements of a business plan, including environmental scanning (demand), marketing and promotional activities, finance, relevant regulations, etc. and execute it.
  • Develop a pitch to sell the business product or service.

Entrepreneurial Adventure Showcase

The program culminates with an Entrepreneurial Adventure Showcase where students showcase their learning and sell their creations to the public. To date, over $3 million has been raised and donated to charity.
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Thank you to our partners

BMO (National Founding Partner) | Cadillac Fairview | The John Dobson Foundation | The Young Fund at the Hamilton Community Foundation | Manitoba Ministry of Education