Economics of Entrepreneurship - Orange
Entrepreneurship is the driving force behind economic progress and social prosperity. Why? Because, in addition to creating wealth, they also create jobs and help to improve the quality of life for others.
During this 3-day seminar at Chapman University (for ages 14-17), you'll explore the economic way of thinking, world issues, and the entrepreneurial mindset as you discover why entrepreneurs change the world. At the seminar you will...
- Gain critical thinking and practical skills by tackling fun activities like Shark Tank and the Trading Game
- Learn how to confidently express ideas with knowledgeable speakers and discuss some of life's most challenging issues during open discussion sessions
- Connect with other driven and intellectually curious students during fun socials and on-campus excursions
- Earn a Certificate of Completion and have a memorable experience that you can add to your resume or college applications
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Entrepreneurs Change the World (T.K. Coleman)
Pre-Seminar Content Review
Ice Cream Social
Why Does Economic Thinking Matter for Entrepreneurs? (Jeff Proctor)
Rules for Success (Colleen Haight)
Trading Game Activity
Is Making a Profit Selfish? (T.K. Coleman)
Cooperation, Compassion, & Heart (Colleen Haight)
People Over Politics (Jeff Proctor)
Shark Tank Prep
Obstacles to Entrepreneurial Success (Colleen Haight)
Shark Tank Activity
Econ in One Lesson Reading Discussion
Do You Have What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur? (Jeff Proctor)
Role of the Entrepreneur (Guest lecturer)
Prep for Faculty Q&A
Virtues of Entrepreneurship (T.K. Coleman)
Closing Remarks & Seminar Olympics Awards
You should plan to arrive at Chapman University (1 University Dr, Orange, CA 92866) no later than 3:00 pm on Thursday, June 22nd, and all participants are required to depart by 12:00 pm on Sunday, June 25th.
We recommend you fly into either Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) or John Wayne Airport (SNA). LAX is about 45 minutes from Chapman University. John Wayne Airport is a regional airport and about 15 minutes from Chapman; however, flights may be more expensive. FEE will provide a shuttle to campus from each airport on arrival day and back to each airport on departure day.
Because of the travel time to and from the campus, please choose an LAX flight that arrives before 1:00 pm or an SNA flight that arrives before 2:00 pm on Thursday, June 22nd. For departure flights, please choose an LAX flight that leaves after 9:30 am and an SNA flight that leaves after 8:00 am on Sunday, June 25th.
You will be staying in double occupancy dorm rooms with a roommate of your same gender and will share a private bathroom with your roommate. Please note that linens are NOT provided, so you will be responsible for bringing sheets (size twin extra long) & a blanket or a sleeping bag as well as a pillow, towels, and toiletries.