Highly Engaging Project-Based Learning for Students in Grades 9 - 12


60+ hours of curriculum over six units

This program may be integrated into core subject or CTE classes or offered as a standalone elective. Applicable for semester or year-long courses. Creates the beginning of a three-year pathway.

Target audience: Students in 9th-12th Grade

Student Value

  • Engaging project-based learning experience incorporating 21st century skills
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship focusing on developing an entrepreneurial mindset, learning human-centered design, and starting a business
  • Three events: Personal Pitch + Career Panel, Idea Pitch, and Business Plan Competition.


60+ hours of curriculum

That builds upon the skills taught in BUILD Your Business. This course focuses on skill development, career exploration and growing a profitable business, marketing, scaling a business, and building social capital.

Target audience: Students in 10th – 12th grades.

Student Value

  • Focus on branding and marketing, calculating business financials, pitching for funding, manufacturing and selling
  • Build social capital and practice 21st century skills
  • Four events: Marketing Pitch, Investor Meeting, Sales Bazaar, and Personal Pitch


60+ hours of curriculum

That helps students apply foundational business skills to building navigational capital around career pathways, financial wellness, networking connections, college pathways, building structures of support, and persistence.

Target audience: Students in 11th or 12th grades.

Student Value

  • Focus on identity development, college and career exploration, financial wellness, social and navigational capital, persistence & well-being
  • Seven events: Alumni Panel, Design Challenge Hackathon, Marketing Your Assets Workshop, College Campus Visit, Interviewing Workshop, Imposter Syndrome Workshop, and Portfolio Pitch

Educator value

  • Lessons delivered in turn-key digital platform that supports all learners
  • Collaborative sessions to connect educators regionally & nationally
  • Experiential training that helps engage students

Time Commitment & Support

  • 180+ Hours of Curriculum
  • Summer Institute (15-20 hours)
  • Training and ongoing support
  • BUILD Support with events and volunteers


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1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right


- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

Follow positioning format Above

Download a Sample of Our Curriculum

Fill out this form to receive a free sample of our curriculum and to receive occasional email updates on how to bring BUILD to your community.