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High School Edition

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Overview

About SmartStart High School Edition

Building on the success of the flagship SmartStart Young Innovator Program, the newly launched SmartStart High School Edition is a 2.5-day program that will provide exposure to digital business and entrepreneurship for high school students.

SmartStart High School Edition is designed to introduce young high school students to the fundamentals of digital entrepreneurship by balancing digital business sessions, entrepreneurship and crucial soft skills, and to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset amongst students.

Participants are expected to gain a broad understanding of business skills and tools through structured workshops, simulations, group dynamics, coaching as well as case studies throughout the whole program.

Objectives

What are the expected outcomes?

The curriculum comprises three areas to ensure holistic development for participants. In keeping with the digital innovations of our age, the program will introduce participants to current and future technological trends. Combined with a basic understanding of technology, participants will also get exposed to the fundamental concepts of entrepreneurship and how an entrepreneurial mindset can be useful in leading a fulfilling lifestyle. Throughout the program, participants will get to learn essential soft skills that will boost their self-development and employability in the future.

  • Provide basic knowledge of business plans and business canvases
  • Expose students to observe their community and turn problems into business opportunities
  • Gain soft skills including communication, teamwork and public speaking
  • Get inspired and insight into an entrepreneurial journey
  • Learn by doing through immediate execution
  • Receive feedback from dedicated mentors

Structure

What will you go through?

Digital Business

Entrepreneurship

Soft Skills

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Benefits

What Will You Gain?

Stand a chance to join a startup tour in Phnom Penh and visit startup offices.
Get a deep understanding of the fundamental concepts of digital business and entrepreneurship. Students will also develop crucial soft skills to prepare them for their future.
Meet inspiring entrepreneurs to learn more about their real-life entrepreneur experience.
Stand a chance to win a grand prize totalling up to 2,200 USD.
Stand a chance to join a startup tour in Phnom Penh and visit startup offices.
Get a deep understanding of the fundamental concepts of digital business and entrepreneurship. Students will also develop crucial soft skills to prepare them for their future.
Meet inspiring entrepreneurs to learn more about their real-life entrepreneur experience.
Stand a chance to win a grand prize totalling up to 2,200 USD.

Criteria

Who are we looking for?

At the minimum, candidates must be:

High School
10th - 11th Graders

Cambodian citizens residing in
Kampong Cham,
Kampong Chnnang,
and Kampong Thom

Able to attend the 2.5 day
program in full

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