The LEAP programme develops business, entrepreneurial and leadership skills through developing social enterprise projects to target key global issues. These are then undertaken within the International Women’s Academy, a global female empowerment network, and be long-term sustainable global projects. Global experts act as teachers, mentors and guides, and finally as judges as the programme is structured around a Dragon’s Den like pitch for project funding.
Included in the LEAP 2019
+ Students from Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan. Thailand, India, Egypt, Germany, UK, Bermuda, and USA.
+ £4000 of prize funding
+ £2000 to the top team
+ 6 innovative social enterprise projects pitched in the Dragon’s Den
+ CEO’s, Managing Directors, Executive Directors, Company Owners etc as trainers and mentors
+ RBS International, Faiway Group, RBC Wealth Management, Jersey Finance, Jersey Business and many other leading companies and charities
+ Value Proposition, Market Research, Finance, Digital Marketing, Presentation Skills, Ideation
+ Interviews on the BBC and ITV!
Location: Jersey College for Girls, Jersey
Dates: 27th July to 5th August 2020
Participants: Grade 9-12 students
Group size: 60 max
International students: £1750 per student (Including all activities, accommodation and food)
Local students: £500 per student