Feb 10, 2019

Desafío Emprende EduCaixa

  • Crimson Education
  • Spain
University Selection Competition Skill Building

Description

EduCaixa, the educational arm of CaixaBank, runs a competition among projects developed within the framework of its Young Entrepreneurs educational resource, which it offers free of charge to schools.

In groups of 4 to 6 and led by one teacher, students are to progress through 6 modules representing the life stages of a venture.

After each module, they will apply the relevant lesson towards creating a business, from identifying an issue to be tackled, to developing a business model, to prototyping and establishing its viability.

By the end of the program student's will have finalized their prototypes or businesses and present them to a professional panel.

Winners are awarded with further entrepreneurship education during a workshop at CaixaBank, and the best team there earns a 10-day trip to Silicon Valley.

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Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

N/A

Competitiveness

1/5, enrolling

5/5, winning

Participation Cost

1/5

No particular monetary costs to be expected

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

3/5

Competitive program (1200 entries, 35 shortlisted, 5 winners), requires at least some students to have strong background in the subject they create the project in.

Time Commitment

3/5

Contest designed for projects to be carried out within less than 4 months

Application Deadline

Jan 31 2019

Application Process Includes

School staff must register school within EduCaixa entrepreneurship platform before registering for contest; schools will follow own internal procedures in selection of participants.