Free to Government High School Students – Victoria (Metro & Regional)
The program is for government high school students in years 8-12 throughout Victoria, metro and regional.
It is best if you have been thinking about an idea before the session. Ideas can be technical, creative, business or mission oriented. The most important thing is that the idea relates in some way to your everyday life, like Cooper Waller. We will guide you through the process if you are struggling to come up with an idea.
The skills you learn in this program can also be applied to future business ideas or jobs.
When you participate in the program, you will:
All sessions will be facilitated by startup experts from the Tech Schools, Melbourne Innovation Centre and mentors from our partners. Learn key entrepreneurial skills and work through a variety of activities to solve problems and create innovative solutions. You will use Zoom conferencing and other collaboration tools to participate in the program.
Students need to get their parents/guardian and teacher/schools permission before booking the form. If you have any issues please use this link to leave a message or get a call back from the Program Manager.
You will require a computer or laptop, internet connection, a pen and paper.
We also ask that you set up in a place were you can concentrate to avoid distractions and interruptions.
Cameras and microphones are required to be switched on for full engagement.
Below are the planned 2021 delivery dates and delivery options. From time to time we may change the offering to reflect demand and other operational reasons. If you’re looking for something outside these dates please click this link for a response or call back by the Program Manager.
Perfect for lockdowns or if you live regionally, cover all the modules in an intensive 2-day sprint.
Next Session: JUL Mon 19 & Tue 20 (9:30am-2:30am)
Take 5 weeks to work through your business idea, with 90 min sessions per week.
Next Session: Start Thur July 15 (1:30pm to 3pm)
This entrepreneurship program is part of the Department of Education and Training’s Victorian Challenge and Enrichment Series, available to and specifically targeted at high ability students from years 8-12 from Victorian government schools. The program uses industry tools to challenge and extend high ability students, exposing them to new experiences outside the typical school curriculum.
*Face to face delivery is available on Mega Days and to partner schools subject to Covid restrictions. Please contact the Program Manager for further information.