The programme, for Year 10 to 13 learners, will focus on developing their entrepreneurship skills in a Dragons' Den style competition.
The learners will complete the following sessions:
March 2024 – Ideation Session at school with Professor Paul Thorning and Dr Qun Shao at The School of Management
May 2024 – Pitching/ Business Plan Session at school with Professor Paul Thorning and Dr Qun Shao at The School of Management
July 2024 – Dragons Den event at the University of Bradford – up to 10 students present their business ideas individually or in a group to a panel.
Upon completion of the Dragons' Den challenge, learners will achieve a University of Bradford endorsed Cities of Learning digital badge which will recognise their achievements in the programme.
If you would like more information, or you are interested in your learners taking part in this free initiative, please get in touch by emailing
BradfordCTE@bradford.gov.uk as soon as possible as places are limited.