In Step 1 your team will come up with an exciting idea for growing their existing school business or starting a new one and complete the Silver Business Idea Template.

To download the Business Guides, click on the links below:

NumberTopicLink to Mini GuideLink to Full Guide
1Welcome Guide & Getting StartedDownload Silver Mini Guide 1Download Silver Full Guide 1
2Resource Assessment & Brainstorming IdeasDownload Silver Mini Guide 2Download Silver Full Guide 2
3Feasibility StudyDownload Silver Mini Guide 3Download Silver Full Guide 3
4How to finance your businessDownload Silver Mini Guide 4Download Silver Full Guide 4

Extra resources:

  • Click here to find out how other schools have raised the start-up capital for their businesses!

  • Click here to download a glossary of common business words

  • Click here to view our guide to running the School Enterprise Challenge with young learners (pre-primary and primary students)

Watch this 1 minute video for tips on how to fill in your Business Idea template!

To access all our Educational Videos, click here

Once you have completed your Business Idea template, click on Upload your Step 1 Business Idea and fill in the form to submit it before the next submission date.