YES 2021 - The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme

The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) is an opportunity for students to unleash their inner entrepreneur and experience the start-up world first-hand. It is an experiential programme where students set up and run a real business. Each YES company creates their own product or service and brings this to market.


Enrolments are now open. Please sign in and head to your dashboard to enrol your students. you have any queries please contact support on 04 570 0452 or email us at support@youngenterprise.org.nz

 

Student learning

Through The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme, students will:

  • Learn about business planning and operations
  • Develop a range of personal and business skills
  • Consult with and create networks in their community

Programme Structure

There are five YES challenges that each company needs to complete:

  • Challenge 1 – Validation
  • Challenge 2 – The Pitch
  • Challenge 3 – Promotion
  • Challenge 4 – Sales
  • Challenge 5 – Annual Review

YES Handbook

Check out the YES handbook here.

YES Enrolments 

Teachers can enrol students and access iQualify via your dashboard.

Curriculum links

You can deliver YES as a timetabled course, or as an extracurricular option. YES is commonly used as a vehicle to deliver Business Studies Achievement Standards at Levels 2 and 3. All students who complete YES will receive the YES micro-credential.

Competition

There is over $20,000 in the national prize pool as well as regional awards, cash prizes and tertiary scholarships. YES students have opportunities to attend national business competitions, events and go on partner programmes.

YES 2021 - The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme

  • Year 12-13
  • 4 terms
  • Level 1 Business Studies
    Level 2 Business Studies
    Level 3 Business Studies
  • 35.00 per student
  • Led by teachers
    Training Available
Download overview

Programme Chapters

1. Top Tips for YES Teachers

Students taking part will:

Designed to help all YES teachers through the programme. 

Download topic resources Resources include:

  • Top Tips for Teachers 2021
2. Using the YES Online Course

Students taking part will:

Download topic resources Resources include:

  • How to use the YES Online course
3. AS3.6 NCEA Assessment Resources

Students taking part will:

  • AS3.6 Help Sheet for Teachers
  • AS3.6 Assessment 2021
  • AS3.6 Exemplar 2021 - Ruff Tucker planning portfolio Excellence Grade
  • AS3.6 Student Checklist

Download topic resources Resources include:

  • AS3.6 NCEA Assessment Resources
4. AS3.4 NCEA Assessment Resources

Students taking part will:

  • AS3.4 Help Sheet for teachers
  • AS3.4 Assessment 2021
  • AS3.4 Exemplar 2021 - Ruff Tucker Excellence Grade.
  • AS3.4 Student Checklist

Download topic resources Resources include:

  • AS3.4 NCEA Assessment Resources
5. AS2.6 NCEA Assessment Resources

Students taking part will:

  • AS2.6 Help Sheet for Teachers
  • AS2.6 Assessment 2021
  • AS2.6 Exemplar 2021 – Sweet Street planning portfolio Excellence Grade
  • AS2.6 Student Checklist

Download topic resources Resources include:

  • AS2.6 NCEA Assessment Resources
6. AS2.4 NCEA Assessment Resources

Students taking part will:

  • AS2.4 Help Sheet for Teachers
  • AS2.4 Assessment
  • AS2.4 Exemplar - Sweet Street Excellence Grade
  • AS2.4 Student Checklist

Download topic resources Resources include:

  • AS2.4 NCEA Assessment Resources
7. US9677 and US9681 NCEA Assessment Resources

Students taking part will:

Download topic resources Resources include:

  • US9677 and US9681 NCEA Assessment Resources
8. YES Micro-credential

Students taking part will:

Download topic resources Resources include:

  • YES Micro-credential
9. How to use the new updated Teacher Dashboard

Students taking part will:

Download topic resources Resources include:

  • How to enrol a class
  • How to set up a YES company
  • How to unenrol students
The Young Enterprise Scheme has had a huge impact on the students at Aparima College. This is our third year of running the scheme, and we have junior students eager to participate in future years. I would recommend the Young Enterprise Scheme to schools of all sizes and deciles.Lynne Grove, Teacher, Aparima College
I would like to give a supersonic thank you to the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme for all their help, support and the extraordinary opportunities they have offered us this year.Sam Yelcich, Student, Waiuku College