YouthBiz Out of the Box

YouthBiz Out of the Box:A student creates a business in the Out of the Box program.

Life lessons through business ownership

YouthBiz Out of the Box empowers your students through entrepreneurship!  In this 15-session program, students will:

Create business teams around shared interests and complementary skills.

Select a product they want to create, choosing the materials and procedure they need to make 20 high quality, finished goods.

Complete all of their own financial calculations, marketing, and advertising to culminate in a real-world marketplace for students to sell their products.

Calculate all of their revenue, sales tax, and profit, the last of which they get to take home!

Entrepreneurship Education improves academic skills, increases self-esteem, improves financial literacy, develops ability to recognize opportunities, and more!
 

Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education

Curriculum is mapped to the National Content Standards for Entrepreneurship Education and teaches 21st Century Skills such as critical thinking and reasoning, information literacy, collaboration, self-direction, and invention.

Ideal for groups of 10-15 students, the program allows for a flexible delivery in after-school clubs, enrichment programs, or elective class periods.

Young Americans Center provides comprehensive resources including teacher training, workbooks, materials, and more.

Bring YouthBiz Out of the Box to your school or your program!  New classes start all year long.  Contact Anna Leer, aleer@yacenter.org or 303-320-3251, Vice President of YouthBiz, for details.

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