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PROJECT ECHO PROGRAMS

Multiple Entrepreneurship Programs, After School Activities, and Clubs for Rising Middle through High School Students

Project ECHO’s programs are designed to keep students engaged, whether you're in a virtual or in-person classroom.  Project ECHO provides an invigorating environment for students to learn about starting-up through a variety of innovative programs that combine entrepreneurship and business fundamentals, mentoring, college field trips, and activity-based learning.  It’s successful because of our collaborative approach to working with schools, school clubs, and after-school programs.  Contact Project ECHO today to learn more about our different programs and find one that's right for your students!

Project ECHO's marquee event is an annual business plan competition where hundreds of teens compete for cash start up funds. This event will return to UCLA Korn Hall when its safe to do so. Until then, we’re on Zoom!

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION

 

MIES

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Middle School Innovation & Entrepreneurship Studies

A semester-long entrepreneurship program based on social emotional learning empowering youth to become part of the solution. Introduces case studies and design challenges to increase student engagement. Concludes with a classroom start-up showcase event.

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Tailored Innovation & Entrepreneurship Studies

A semester-long entrepreneurship program  supplemented with start-up case studies from multiple industries and infused with design challenges to keep students engaged. Students build academic portfolios and participate in a classroom start-up showcase event. 

Launching ECHO

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Launching ECHO

(Entrepreneurial Concepts Hands On!)

 

Add a project-based entrepreneurial activity to your classroom or club. One-hour a week will introduce your students to entrepreneurship as they work in teams to ideate and create a business, prepare a pitch and compete in the High School Entrepreneurs' Business Plan Competition.

Entrepreneurship Clubs and Activities Just for Students!

Join ours, start your own or register for our summer program.

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Start-Up! Club

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Start-Up! Virtual

Entrepreneurship Club

An international student-led entrepreneurship club hosted by Project ECHO staff and mentors. Currently hosted on alternating Monday nights at 7PM PT, students learn to develop an entrepreneurial mindset through activities and guest speakers. Club members get to practice a start-up pitch at the end of the semester.

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Entrepreneurship Club

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Launch your High School Entrepreneurship Club

Project ECHO's Entrepreneurship Club Playbook provides a full year's worth of weekly meeting ideas and activities that will meet the entrepreneurial interests of your students.

Interested in competing in the Business Plan Competition? Add Launch ECHO into your club to help prepare teens to form businesses and prepare their pitches!

*This is a fee-based program.

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Virtual Summer Program

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Summer 2021

 Entrepreneurship Summer Program

June 28 – July 9, 2021

(no class on July 5)

9am – 1PM PST daily on Zoom

Entrepreneurship is a proven way to ignite a teen’s creativity, curiosity, and innovative spirit. Register today for an activity-based summer program that builds life, academic, and personal skills while helping teens to ideate and create a business and pitch. 

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 Project ECHO is an amazing experience that re-engages students and helps them identify personal and academic goals.