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Introduction to Entrepreneurship

In partnership with Melbourne Innovation Centre, In2Science and the Victorian Department of Education and Training

Term: 1-4

Program Type: Immersion Program (Entrepreneurship)

Duration: 5 x 90-minute online modules OR 2 days consecutive online or onsite at the Tech School

Year Level: 8-12 (partner school students only)

The Introduction to Enterpreneurship program provides a structured program for secondary school students to build critical entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial skills.

Using a range of tools and methodologies, students will work through the critical elements of start-up and lean methodology theories and will be supported to develop solutions and receive feedback from potential customers.

What distinguishes this program is its practical, flexible delivery model, which can be delivered either by the Tech School on site or within the partner school setting. Students will have a unique opportunity to work in small groups and learn from experienced entrepreneurs to develop problem solving and execution skills.

  1. Students work through five modules:
  2. Identifying a problem or market gap;
  3. Generating a value proposition statement;
  4. Building and testing prototypes;
  5. Developing a brand and audience; and
  6. Pitching to investors.

Graduates from this program will have the opportunity to apply to our Student Start-Up Academy – Victoria’s only student business incubator. 

Industry Focus

Entrepreneurship

Curriculum Links
Science

Technology

Engineering

Art

Maths

Success Criteria

Engagement with industry to understand enterprise opportunities

Exploration of start-up and lean methodology theories

Develop prototypes of business model solutions

Skills Focus

Initiative

Collaboration

Innovation

Communication

Capabilities

Critical & Creative Thinking

Entrepreneurial

Personal

Social