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Year 13 business groups presented their business pitches to a group of external judges last Monday in Henderson. As part of the YES (Young Enterprise Scheme) they compete against other groups from schools across the country. Similar to the TV show Dragon’s Den, groups have 5 minutes to present their Business concept and are judged on the following criteria: Business Idea, Marketing and Sales, Production, Finance, Innovation and the pitch itself.
This is a great learning opportunity for students to get purposeful feedback from the business community on their business idea and their business practices.
They are required to sell their innovative sustainable products and run their business over several months and also complete a comprehensive marketing plan as the major part of their Year 13 course.
Business Studies Teacher