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Student Start-Up Academy

In partnership with Melbourne Innovation Centre, Hume Whittlesea LLEN & Banyule Nillumbik LLEN

Term: 1-4

Program Type: Immersion Program (Entrepreneurship) & Statewide Program

Duration: 5 days

Year Level: 8-12 via application (limited program spaces)

Available to all Years 8-12 Victorian students via application, the Student Start-Up Academy program provides the next
step for young entrepreneurs, following the completion of our Introduction to Entrepreneurship program.

Students will work through the essential steps for creating a business with the support of highly-credentialed experts from Melbourne Innovation Centre. Students will develop critical entrepreneurial and employability skills including problem solving, customer centric design, business model development, data analysis/measurement and project execution, culminating with a live pitch event.

The Academy program is a 5-day experience providing access to seed investment, co-working spaces, workshops, mentors, and public pitch experience.

Check back soon for our 2021 dates. 

Industry Focus

Entrepreneurship

Curriculum Links

Science

Technology

Engineering

Art

Maths

Success Criteria

Students can justify enterprise opportunities

Students can explain start-up and lean methodology theories

Students can develop prototypes of business model solutions

Skills Focus

Business Model Development

Collaboration & Communication

Customer-centric Design

Data Analysis & Innovation

Problem Solving & Project Execution

Capabilities

Critical & Creative Thinking

Personal & Social

Program Showcase