Learn + Launch: Startup
Your path to true entrepreneurial success starts here.
Whether your goal is to create a meaningful product and own all of its ups and downs or build a portfolio of game-changing startups, you need the skills to put your best foot forward. With guidance from the STEM pros at Unmutedco and content from Black Business thought leaders, you’ll discover what it takes to launch a business that’s one-in-a-million—or even one-of-a-kind!
In just one of the case studies, “Airbnb, Etsy, Uber: Acquiring the First Thousand Customers,” you’ll see how huge businesses started out and take notes for your own first steps. When it comes to getting your startup started and your business in business, learning from the successes (and stumbles) of the best is vital. Before you know it, you’ll be making your own luck, pivoting, evolving, and starting again, all on the path to true entrepreneurial success.
In this course you will:
- Understand key entrepreneurial and business concepts
- Build a brand style, logo, and product mockups
- Explore simulations and case studies from University-level Business Publishing
- Develop a portfolio to share with potential universities or employers
- Practice pitching products, negotiating, and planning
Upon successful completion of this program, you will earn an official certificate granted by Unmuted Academy. This program is graded as a pass or fail; students must receive 75% to pass and obtain the certificate of completion.
Into to Entrepreneurship
Sound Management (Group Activity)
Personal Brand Development
Two-thirds of startups don’t succeed (Harvard Business Review). If your teen dreams of launching their own company, they need a solid foundation in planning, negotiating, pitching, branding, and more. With content from Harvard Business Publishing, they will learn valuable skills to propel them forward in the dynamic world of entrepreneurship.
Designed for college-bound business and leadership students interested in management, launching companies, or leading nonprofits, this program offers a resume-boosting certificate that can help your teen stand out to admissions officers. It’s also a great course for students interested in going a non-traditional route. A year-long business mentorship program is available.
This course is designed for students of all skill levels. With content exclusively from Black business movers and shakers, your teen will unlock many secrets and lessons learned from case studies with Disney, LEGO, TOMS, and more, as well as fun simulations that explore entrepreneurial topics, including what it’s like to run your own food truck!
In order for your teen to participate, they will need a Mac or Windows computer, webcam, and stable internet connection with access to Zoom video conferencing. Best web browsers are Microsoft’s Edge or Google Chrome. Curriculum will be delivered through Unmuted Academy.
After successful completion of the program, your teen’s verified digital certificate will be emailed to you, at no additional cost, in the name you used when registering for the program. All certificate images shown are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of Camp Unmuted and Unmuted Academy.
Instructor information is available in the course catalog and course description. Many Camp Unmuted courses have one or two lead instructors, that are certified by Unmuted Academy. For specialty programs, industry leaders or experts may join a class or session and information on said individuals will be made available once the expert is confirmed.
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