Frequently Asked Questions
What are the programs about?
They are entrepreneurship education programs from Silicon Valley for 8 - 14 years old. The programs develops children with the entrepreneurial mindset and skills through the experiential learning experience and in a business context. Working in teams, students will learn first-hand how to start, fund and run their own companies. Over 680,000 students from 100 countries have received this program since 1997.
Why entrepreneurship education?
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Are the programs suitable for my child if my child is not interested in being an entrepreneur or entering the business world in the future?
The programs are suitable for all children between the age of 8 – 14 as they will learn essential attitudes such as taking the initiative to achieve their dreams and not being fazed by new challenges, and skills such as teamwork, problem-solving and critical thinking.
They also learn knowledge in the business and financial world and be financial literate, which is very useful as they will be able to manage their money better.
In addition, the learning outcome of creating social value and responsibility helps children to understand the importance of sharing and giving back.
How will the programs be delivered?
Our programs create experiential learning experiences whereby children will form teams and run their own companies. The experiences include games, discussions, presentations, worksheets, and lectures and reflections.
Would my children want to quit school to start their business after attending the program?
The learning outcomes of the program include entrepreneurship mindset, soft skills and financial and business literacy that kids cannot easily pick up at schools. In fact, children would be more motivated to go to school to learn rather than quitting school because they would have learned from the program that entrepreneurs need to gain knowledge and acquire skills to start their business.
Who are the instructors?
Our instructors are a mixed of qualified teachers and business professionals. They are passionate, committed and experienced in teaching children. They are open-minded, dynamic, creative and reliable with professional work ethics. All qualified instructors have fulfilled a required amount of training hours.
What is the class size?
Students will form a team of 6 and classes are capped at the range of 3 to 5 teams.