Creative entrepreneurs

Facilitated

Dates

Monday to Friday at 10.00am and 12:30pm.

Primary/Secondary
Secondary
Curriculum
Humanities and Social Sciences
Technologies
Information and communication technology capability
Year Level
Year 7 – 10
Duration
90 Minutes
Cost

$240 per group (up to 32 students)

Through a range of dynamic activities, students will explore how entrepreneurs take their passions and turn them into successful businesses.

Using case studies of Western Australian entrepreneurs, this program will unpack the journey of success and identify skills and assets that enabled their business to thrive.

Working as a team, students will then develop their own idea into a business opportunity.

 

Student experience

Students will:

  • Explore examples of entrepreneurship in the Rio Tinto Gallery Innovations
  • Learn how to leverage existing assets into a functioning business plan
  • Develop an entrepreneurial elevator pitch
  • Look at case studies of significant Western Australian entrepreneurs

Program feedback:

“Students were engaged. Great atmosphere created by facilitator. Delivery was excellent. Subject related to everyday life and meaningful exhibits in the museum tied in extremely well with the session.”

 

Skills development

This program links to the following strands of the Western Australian Curriculum:

Year 7

Digital technologies / Design and Technologies

  • Characteristics of entrepreneurs, including the behaviours and skills they bring to their businesses (e.g. establishing a shared vision; and demonstrating initiative, innovation and enterprise (ACHEK019)
  • Consider components/resources to develop solutions, identifying constraints (WATPPS40)

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Characteristics of entrepreneurs, including the behaviours and skills they bring to their businesses (e.g. establishing a shared vision; and demonstrating initiative, innovation and enterprise (ACHEK019)
     

Year 8

Digital technologies / Design and Technologies

Year 9

Digital technologies / Design and Technologies

Humanities and Social Sciences

Year 10

Digital technologies / Design and Technologies