Dragons Den Product Design and Pitch
The Dragons Den Product Design and Pitch workshop is a great way to get young people to think entrepreneurial and try their hand at pitching to some real life dragons (well a panel of teachers and even the head of the school) Its also a super introduction to recycling as all the items designed will be made from waste products.
This workshop promotes teamwork and peer to peer learning as the young people need to work closely with their team members to first devise a team name then to come up with a design for a product out of a vast array of items which have been collected and donated from various sources. They will then set about making the product and preparing a pitch. (this can all be filmed for them to review later)
This workshop start off with a introductory talk from a real life entrepreneur Sissy Rooney who will be running this workshop
A short presentation on why we should recycle and reuse can be shown which also displays some cool ways that people all over the world are reusing rubbish to make a profit
The whole workshop will culminate in to a pitch about their designed product, where their idea came from and why, price points and profit margins, etc The panel of dragons will then be able to ask questions and delve deeper in to the young people's thinking.
What areas does this Business and Enterprise workshop cover on the national curriculum?
- This workshop is a perfect cross curricular introduction to sustainability and recycling that discusses educational tools to reuse, reduce and recycle.
- It is also a great workshop to actively introduce business and enterprise to your pupils
- Citizenship - Developing skills of participation and responsible action.
- Geography - importance of sustainable development, environmental issues, resource issues, recognising how the environment may be improved or sustained.
What will young people get from this Business and Enterprise workshop?
- Increased confidence and awareness of their individual abilities and strengths.
- A sense of being entrepreneurial
- An understand the impact of waste on people and environments–
- An understanding of the need to recycle
- Recognise their potential role as influencers and innovators in waste reduction and recycling
- Raised confidence levels
- gain increased skills in creativity, innovation
- A whole lot of fun
What do young people say about this Business and Enterprise workshop?
I felt like a someone on dragons den – Nell Age 14
It was scary but exciting too – Shane age 13.
I loved having the freedom to design what we wanted – Mia Age 12
It was wicked to spend a whole day designing and coming up with ideas with my mates – Deon age 13
What sizes does this Business and Enterprise workshop come in?
Full Day School Workshops – can sometimes be broken is to two half day session to accommodate bigger class sizes
How many young people can this Business and Enterprise workshop accommodate?
A full class
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Contact us about this Business and Enterprise workshop
Our workshops can vary in cost, so please provide us with some more information eg, numbers, location and the workshop you are interested in and we will provide you with a personal quote.
We are very proud to say that we always aim to beat our competitor's costs whilst providing first class practitioners who will inspire and engage the young people they are delivering too! (Just take a look at our testimonials)
Workshops & activities suitable for:
Young People , Brownies & Girl Guides, Community Groups, Curriculum Enrichment workshop, Further Education, Housing Associations, Key Stage 2 - Workshops for Primary Schools, Key Stage 3 - Workshops for Secondary Schools, Key Stage 4 - Workshops for Secondary Schools, Libraries & Museums, NEETS, PRUs, SEN, YOTS, Youth Organisations
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This workshop is available across the north of England and much of the rest of the country. We can also create a workshop especially for you – taking your budget, timeframes and location into consideration.
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