Young Enterprise Scheme

Young Enterprise logoChartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) have been supporting Young Enterprise for the last ten years. Their flagship programme The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) is an experiential programme designed for year 12-13 students in New Zealand, and provides them the opportunity to set up and run their own business. Over the school year the students navigate their way through a series of entrepreneurial challenges while developing invaluable real-world skills along the way.

The programme can be delivered as part of the school curriculum or as an add-on option. YES can also be used to delivered Business Studies Achievement Standards at Levels 2 and 3.

Through this programme, students will:

  • Learn about business planning and operations
  • Develop a range of personal and business skills
  • Consult with and create networks in their community

Visit the Young Enterprise website to find out more.

Hear from a previous YES student about her experience of completing the programme