By now you may have picked up on the trendy phrase “High School Entrepreneur Clubs/Societies”. Not only are these societies setting social media abuzz, but young people are being empowered to own the entrepreneurial space for themselves. It is about the fun of joining in with like-minded cool ‘peeps on the move and learning how you can do your piece to improve our nation’s economy.

In case you have not seen the fun pics and picked up on the vibe – where have you been? It’s been fun and exciting, yet also jam packed with vital entrepreneurial information. Just in case you are wondering what’s new, remember the words of Gene Roddenberry: “It isn’t all over; everything has not been invented; the human adventure is just beginning.”

Some of the information you can learn about in the program, includes, but is not limited to:

  • Do you have what it takes to run a business?
  • Putting your finger on the problem
  • Developing a model
  • Defining your business
  • Product Specification
  • Marketing
  • Using web and social media
  • Understanding business finance
  • Customer care management
  • Taking your business to market

Are you interested in joining the much-acclaimed High School Entrepreneur Societies? Then you need to click here for more information and find out how you can become involved.

Talk to your Life Orientation teacher or representation from your school to find out more, as a society-funding fee of R35 000 will need to be raised which will plant invaluable entrepreneurial skills in 50 lives. As Robert A. Rice Jr. put it: “An entrepreneur without funding is a musician without an instrument.