Ideation Bootcamp is a 6 week after-school program that provides students in Grade 9-12 with the opportunity to explore generating, developing and evaluating ideas for launching a new entrepreneurial venture. This shortened-version of the Company Program allows students to develop and test ideas through market research and prototyping, set goals, develop a business model canvas, and learn how to pitch their product or service.
Upon completing the program students should be able to understand the significance of entrepreneurship and innovation in today’s society and economy, generate, develop and pitch an innovative idea, and evaluate the feasibility and competitiveness of a new venture. Ideas formed in Ideation Bootcamp can then be used by students participating in the Company Program.
In this program, students:
- Develop ideas for a new business venture
- Test ideas though market research and prototyping
- Set SMART goals
- Develop a Business Model Canvas
- Learn to pitch