An intensive three-day business taster program for creative teens (10-17 years old) that sees them create a micro-business, logo, hand-made products and test their products at a real-world market.
MAKER2MARKET ™ TASTER PROGRAM IN CANBERRA + QUEENSLAND
Our Maker2Market™ taster program is for young people (aged 10-17) who are creative, love making things, probably been tinkering for a while, and have the aspiration to start their own business.
This business taster builds life and crucial 21st-century skills and entrepreneurial mindset through a real-world, intensive business life cycle experience.
Our three-day experience empowers participants to explore their passion, create a business and test the value of their products and inventions with real customers.
Learn, develop and execute a range of skills:
Problem-solve and gain an understanding of key business concepts
Identify an ideal customer
Prototype and then create a hand-made product from scratch
Create a logo using online software
Pitch, critique, and market research
Create up to 20 products to take to market day through an intensive Maker session.
Develop a product costing and hone financial literacy skills
Develop merchandising and customer sales skills
Participate in a real market day experience to test products with real customers. Market day's include: Old Bus Depot Markets, Kingston (Cbr), Haig Park VIllage Markets, Braddon (ACT) and Eumundi Square, Sunshine Coast (QLD).
Three-day program cost: $250 ( inc GST)
+ BYO your own materials or choose a materials package when completing the enrolment form so your young person has materials when developing their prototype and desired products/product range for market day.