Jump Start is redefining design thinking and social entrepreneurship education for youth, empowering the next generation to embrace risk, tackle problems and respond with enterprise solutions which create positive futures.
The program operates in both intensive (12 weeks) and semi-intensive modes which takes students on a journey of deep discovery. Students learn skills and tools which will benefit themselves and the community both now and into the future.
Student-led project approach creates strong understanding of self & surroundings and capability to confront personal, group and community challenges confidently.
Students learn skills, tools and processes to help them understand, rethink and tackle wicked problems. They learn how to prototype, test and iterate ideas in quick learning loops.
Students apply their newly learnt design & business start up skills to respond with socially and environmentally responsible, lean enterprise solutions.
During jump start, students gain important design, business & life skills
Research, Understand & Define Problems
Prototype & Test in Rapid Learning Loops
Launch Lean Social Enterprise Startups
Practice Leadership and Team Work Skills
Experience Success & Failure - Resilience
Develop Morals & Ethics Personal Compass