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EXPLORING CAREER PATHWAYS

High School Classes, Programs, Clubs and Independent Learning

FOLLOW THE STEPS

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STEPS 1-4

VOYAGE VII

Entrepreneurs

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H.S. Classes & Competitions

Maddie and Omar participate in their school's Virtual Enterprise (VE) program. 

VE offers high school and middle school students an opportunity to learn real-world business skills. Maddie and Omar will each compete with their virtual company's team in a national competition.

  • Do you have a Virtual Enterprise program at your school?

  • Review the VE for High Schools program. List 4 or 5 benefits for students.

  • Would you be interested in participating in a Virtual Enterprise? Why?

  • What other classes or programs can you take at your school that would help you explore being an entrepreneur?

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WHAT'S YOUR BUSINESS IDEA?

VIRTUAL

ENTERPRISES INTERNATIONAL

Entrepreneurs - Pathway 1 - High School - STEP #2

 
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High School Clubs

Maddie joins her school's Entrepreneurs Club.

Their first meeting was focused on considering an entrepreneurship degree. She received a handout with a list of 7 great degrees for the aspiring entrepreneur wanting to follow a business path:

  1. Economics

  2. Event Planning and Management

  3. Business Administration

  4. Strategic Communications

  5. Web Development or Design

  6. Psychology

  7. Marketing

 

Read the article on the site: Founder's Guide.

What two college degrees would you major in?

Explain why you think they are the path for you.

 

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Pitch Competition

Last Summer, Omar spent a good amount of time playing video games and developing his own game app.

 

Then he took an online App Development Summer Camp in NYC that opened up a whole new world. In one of the brainstorming sessions, Omar came up with a unique idea. Now he's ready to pitch it at the Blue Ocean High School Entrepreneurship Competition.

 

In this step:

 

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Omar's Practice Pitch

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Public Speaking Class

Omar has been practicing his virtual startup pitch presentation. He was very nervous and stumbled on his words after several runs. Luckily, Maddie was in his Public Speaking class to help him with some tips and offer a boost of confidence after each practice. Omar feels he's just about ready to do his final pitch video for Blue Ocean.

 

In this step,

 

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