IDEAS Empowered by Youth®
In this module, students learn the basics of business and social entrepreneurship, research a business concept, develop a service or a business idea and present it to an investor or a business professional.
Processes & Activities
Course Outline for Educators
All modules contain a career pathway component, which helps explore career options in various industries.
REAL WORLD LEARNING EXPERIENCE
IDEAS BY YOUTH SYMPOSIUM
Your students will participate in the virtual IDEAS by Youth Symposium where they will present their projects to professionals & business owners.
Your high school students will get the opportunity to participate in IDEAS by Youth Entrepreneurship Annual Competition.
MENTORSHIP & COACHING
Your students will also get a chance to receive coaching and mentorship from professionals & business owners and also valuable feedback.
Step-by-step Prezi Guide (Lesson Plans)
Youth will learn to use Canva which is a free-to-use online graphic design tool used create social media posts, presentations, posters, videos, logos and more.
Youth will learn to use Prezi, a web-based tool for creating presentations which uses different media types to help make whatever is being shown as engaging as possible.
Youth will learn to use Microsoft PowerPoint, a program that empowers you to create clean slideshow presentations and intricate pitch decks.
Youth will learn to create and edit videos using various online and offline tools, adding music and record presentations and PSA as a group or as an individual.
“95% percent of the participants knew nothing about entrepreneurship when they started the program. They left with plenty of knowledge about developing a business.”
– IDEAS Social Entrepreneurship Facilitator
“It was a wonderful experience and our facilitator was an amazing supervisor and mentor to have guiding us through this, as she was relatable and drew from her own experience to help us along the way.”
— IDEAS Social Entrepreneurship Student | MMCC | 2020