CCCU set to host the EKST Dragon’s Den for a second year – encouraging the next generation of entrepreneurs

This event, piloted in 2018, offers year 9 and 10 students the opportunity to engage in an event focusing on business and enterprise. The event aims to raise student’s expectations of their own capability, develop their presenting skills and experience, widen horizons through the collaboration of students from different schools/backgrounds and aspirations will be raised through the experience of being mentored throughout the day by CCCU Business School student ambassadors.

Thursday 13 June 2019

11.45am – Students to arrive. CCCU can offer tours of the building for any arriving early

12.00noon – Suzanne O’Brien from CCCU Business School and Christina Astin from the EKST group to welcome those attending and introduce the challenge

12.10pm – Icebreaker session with CCCU ambassadors who will split students in to groups

12.20pm – Students to work for one hour on their plan

1.20pm – Break

1.40pm – 5 minute presentations to the Dragons with 5 minutes to ask questions

2.45pm – Winners announced

3.00pm – Departure


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