Central Kansas Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge
Stafford County Economic Development has partnered with Edwards, Hodgeman, Pawnee and Ness County in the 4th Annual Central Kansas Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge in 2019! All 7th - 12th Grade students and young entrepreneurs in Stafford County are invited and encouraged to participate! Do you know of a student with a business or product idea? We want to hear those ideas at the 4th Annual Central Kansas Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge held on February 6th in Larned.
At CKYEC, students from the five area counties will be judged on their business idea, executive summary, and a 4-minute formal presentation with slides with three students winning a total of $1,750 in cash prizes!
If you know of any students interested in competing, please have them contact our office at 620-549-3527 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or your local county Economic Development office before our sign up deadline on January 2019!
If you are interested in the upcoming class, please contact Ashlee at email@example.com or call the office at 620-549-3527!
Beginning January 2019 in Larned and continuing in St. John in February.
The Kansas Ice House Entrepreneurship Program is an 8-week certificate program that develops an entrepreneurial mindset and skills like critical thinking, communication, problem solving, and other key assets crucial for success in business and life.
The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program was created by the Kauffman Foundation as a powerful learning program designed to educate and engage participants, leading them to develop the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset. The curriculum is inspired by the life story of Pulitzer nominee, Clifton Taulbert, and taught by accredited facilitators in a lively classroom environment. Online lessons and homework complement the in-person sessions. This popular course has been taught in 15 times in 12 E-Communities and is partially underwritten by NetWork Kansas on a competitive basis. More than 175 participants have benefited from the program including accountants, startups, bankers, restaurants, microbreweries, students, chiropractors, pharmacists, consultants, manufactures and many others.