BSA Entrepreneurship Merit Badge Workshop with FEE at Lindenwood
On Saturday, July 14th, discover invaluable economic concepts, leadership skills, critical and creative thinking skills, and interview a real entrepreneur. Earn the BSA Entrepreneurship Merit Badge in just one day!
Create Business Plans - Compete in Shark Tank - Have a Great Time
The BSA workshop is divided into 6 parts. It is a mix of short videos, group discussion, group activities, and presentations by the Scouts. Scouts will team up, create business plans, and practice speaking skills as they compete in BSA 'Shark Tank' with real judges and prizes!
Plus, Scouts will meet all requirements to earn the Entrepreneurship Merit Badge in just 5 hours. Lunch will be provided to all Scouts and adults.
Welcome and Opening Remarks (5 mins)
Part 1: What is Entrepreneurship? (25 mins) [Short videos, discussion]
Part 2: Traits and Skills of an Entrepreneur (25 mins: Group Discussion)
Break (5 mins)
Part 3: Interview with an Entrepreneur (45 mins)
Part 4: Generate Your Business Idea (10 mins)
Part 5: Create Your Business Plan (100 mins: Group Activity & Lunch)
Part 6: Shark Tank Presentations (60 mins)
Conclusion & Awards (15 mins)
What to bring:
Snacks, if desired
Completed pre-work assignment
Pen or pencil
Pre-filled Blue Card
Please wear full Class A field uniform
Watch any episode of 'Shark Tank' (pay attention to the beginning “pitch”) available on YouTube
The cost is $10 per Scout, with a late fee of $5 after June 23rd. Free for adult chaperones. Space is limited so register today!
This event is sponsored by FEE and The Duree Center for Entrepreneurship in the Hammond Institute at Lindenwood University.
Lindenwood University, MO
Drop off time: 8:45-9:00am
Pickup time: 2:00pm
Location: Dropoff and Pickup at Lindenwood University – Plaster School of Business in Harmon Hall
209 S Kingshighway St, St Charles, MO 63301 (building 8 on the attached map - 1st Capitol and Watson)
Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early and bring something to write with. Scouts do need to be in the care of a responsible adult while on campus.