Biz Kid Academy

The Biz Kid Academy cultivates the entrepreneurial mindset in our future leaders and helps students launch their own businesses.

Through the program, students in grades 9-12 will learn the skills and receive the mentoring to help them turn their skills and interests into a profitable business idea!

Students will have the opportunity to….

● Generate business ideas using their passions and skills
● Learn the basics of business finances (costs, price, revenue, profit, budgeting, taxes)
● Learn how to effectively market and sell products and services
● Connect with and learn from successful entrepreneurs across the South Florida area
● Write a basic business plan
● Create a video for submission to be considered as a finalist in The Next Biz Kid Competition
● Register the business with the state of Florida
● Participate in the Biz Kid Academy Expo and sell their products and/or services to the public!

Meeting Times

Students will meet on the second Saturday of each month (January-May 2017) from 9 am – 1 pm.

Location

Kidz Count Inc. Headquarters
4778 West Commercial Blvd Tamarac, FL 33319.

Tuition & Scholarship Opportunities

Program tuition for the 5-month program $495, however with the help of community and corporate partners we intend to give up to 20 scholarships valued at $400 each, leaving tuition for the entire program to be only $95 for each participant. Lunch and all materials are included in the program.

Attendance and timeliness are key to the students’ success in this program. Students that miss more than one session or have excessive tardiness may be removed from the program.

Apply Now

Complete the application below and we will be in contact with you as soon as a Kidz Count staff member has reviewed it. Program spots are available on a first come, first served basis. Application deadline is December 9, 2016 and the $95 tuition will be due by December 16, 2016.