BP Business Challenge

The BP Business Challenge is a unique, 3-day experiential learning programme to develops skills, connect students to their community and build their understanding of how successful businesses operate. Apply now for the 2018 BP Business Challenge.


Student learning

Through the BP Business Challenge, students will:

  • Learn about starting and running a business
  • Understand the business planning process
  • Create and articulate their own business plan.

Curriculum links

The BP Business Challenge is ideal for Year 11 students. This programme is cross-curricular and encompasses learning from the English, Mathematics and Statistics and Social Sciences curricula. It’s an ideal precursor to Level 1 Business Studies Achievement Standards.

 

BP Business Challenge

  • Year 11
  • 3 days
  • English
    Social Sciences
    Mathematics and Statistics
  • Free to NZ schools
  • Facilitated by Young Enterprise
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Programme Chapters

1. Day 1

Students taking part will:

  • Form groups and complete some teambuilding activities

  • Brainstorm product ideas

  • Choose one product idea and complete a basic business outline

  • Present the outline to the wider group.

 

There are no downloads available for this programme. Facilitators provide all resources when they get to your school.

2. Day 2

Students taking part will:

  • Learn about business strategy, marketing, production, financial management

  • Use their learning to create a basic business plan

  • Take responsibility for a particular area of the business.

 

There are no downloads available for this programme. Facilitators provide all resources when they get to your school.

 

3. Day 3

Students taking part will:

  • Finalise their business plans

  • Prepare and deliver a short group presentations to judges

  • Review what they’ve learned on the programme.

 

There are no downloads available for this programme. Facilitators provide all resources when they get to your school.

“I found the programme so professionally run and extremely worthwhile. It has been amazing to see what the students have achieved and the increase in their confidence.”Myken Hurley, New Plymouth Girls' High School