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To help educate our youth about starting their own business, we now offer some amazing entrepreneurial curriculum available for middle school and high school teachers to implement in their classrooms.

“Out of the Box” Entrepreneurship Program

15 – 1- hour curriculum sessions in the classroom

  • Students can work individually or in 2-3 person teams

  • Students learn about personal strengths and challenges

  • Students create a consumer product to sell (but if student has a service idea, that is okay too)

  • Utilize loans for inventory, final products and materials

  • Opportunity to make real money by selling products at their YEC event

  • Students research the target market and pricing of competitor’s products

  • Students learn about material costs, labor costs, calculate unit costs, determine product price, calculate potential revenue and potential profit

  • Create advertising plan and learn about competitive advantage

  • After they pay sales tax and loan repayment, then profit sharing occurs


Practical lessons students will learn:      


                Idea to Production to Sales


                Basic Financials/Costs/Pricing/Profit Calculation

                Sales Pitch Presentation


                Customer Service

                Making Change

                Tracking Purchases and Sales

                Enhanced Competitiveness at Local and State YEC Events

If interested in offering this to your students, please contact us

Students from Pike Valley schools in Scandia, Kansas