Teen Entrepreneurship Summer Challenge - Proposed Schedule

Monday, June 18  -   Welcome and Introduction to Entrepreneurship
 

Location

Perkiomen Campus

 

Curriculum Leads: Mr. Kegan Ash/ Dr. Dr. Denise Ogden / Mr. Mike Krajsa

Agenda

1:00 pm – 2 p.m. – Check in at Riordan Hall on Perkiomen’s Campus (RA’s take to rooms)  

 

2:30 pm Welcome Program - Chapel

 

Icebreaker and Overview of what students will learn

 

3:30 – 4:30  Introduction to Entrepreneurship –   Tyson Daniels, CEO, Polymour Contours

 

Speaker introduction and thank you notes assignments

 

5:00- 6:00 Dinner

 

6:00-7:00 Residential Expectations & Overview (Assignment for speaker introduction)

 

7:00-9:00 Team Building Exercises & Games

 

11:00 Lights Out

Homework

  • Journal – Write at least one paragraph summarizing your impressions about the day
  • Learn about the speakers for the next day
  • Read articles:

1. The Effects of LED Lights on the Growth of Chlorella vulgari

2.  Be Big article

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, June 19 -   Entrepreneurship and Inclusion
 

Location

PSU-LV Campus Room 205

Agenda

Curriculum Lead – Dr. Dr. Denise Ogden/Mr. Kegan Ash

7:30 – 8:15 am

Breakfast at Perkiomen

 

8:15 – 9:00

Travel to PSU LV

 

9:00 – 10:30

Welcome/Introductions/Team Exercise

Importance of Social Media

(ID set-up)

Dr. Tina Richardson

Dr. Dr. Denise Ogden

Jessie Heimann

Mike Morgan

10:30 – 12:00 pm

BioFuels Lab (Room 316)

 

Dr. Jackie McLaughlin, Associate Professor, Biology

Pamela Borowski, Lab Technician

12:00 – 12:45

Lunch – Lion’s Den

 

12:45 – 1:30

Guest Speaker – Crowd Source Funding

Entrepreneur

Jon Akers

Lithium Cycle

Not confirmed

 

1:30 – 2:30

Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion

 

Dr. Dr. Denise Ogden

 

2:30

Depart for Perkiomen

 

3:30 – 5:00

Structured Down Time

 

 

Mr. Kegan Ash

5:00 – 6:00

Dinner

 

6:00 – 10:00

“Side Hustle:  From Idea to Income in 27 Days” Workshop

Mr. Kegan Ash

10:00

Debrief 

 

11:00

Lights out

 

 

Homework

  • Journal – Write at least one paragraph summarizing your impressions about the day
  • Learn about the speakers for the next day

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, June 20 -   Self-Discovery
 

Location

PSU-LV Campus Room 216

Agenda

Curriculum Leads – Mr. Mike Krajsa/Mr. Kegan Ash

7:30 – 8:15 am

Breakfast at Perkiomen

 

8:15 – 9:00

Travel to Campus

 

9:00 – 10:15

Career Services

Mr. Mike Krajsa, Faculty Liaison, LaunchBox

Guest:  Chris Landino, Director of Academic Advising and Career Services

10:30 – 11:45

Court House Tour

Guest:  Judge Michele Varricchio

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Lunch – Lion’s Den  (OR DOWNTOWN?)

 

1:00 – 2:30

 Guest Speaker

Discover Lehigh Valley

Guest:  Suzanne Stianche , National Sales Manager

2: 30 

Depart for Perkiomen

 

3:30 – 5:00

Structured Leisure Time

Mr. Kegan Ash

5:00 – 6:00

Dinner

 

6:00 – 10:00

Personal Finance Workshop

Mr. Kegan Ash

10:00

Debrief 

 

11:00 p.m.

Lights out

 

 

Homework

  • Journal – Write at least one paragraph summarizing your impressions about the day
  • Learn about the speakers for the next day

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, June 21 -   Idea Generation

 

Location

PSU-LV Campus Room 205

Agenda

Curriculum Lead –Dr. Dr. Denise Ogden/ Mr. Kegan Ash

 

7:30 – 8:15 am

Breakfast at Perkiomen

 

8:15 – 9:00

Travel to PSU LV

 

9:00 – 11:30

Idea Generation Workshop

Victaulic –

Lindsey Hamlin, Lean Manager, New Product Development and Dina Manoway, Director of Business Processes

11:30 – 12:00 pm

Marketing/Pitch Preparation

 

Dr. Dr. Denise Ogden, Professor, Marketing

12:00 – 12:55

Lunch – Rm 207

Penn State Proud -Penn State

Admissions

1:00 – 2:30

Marketing Your Business /Pitch Preparation

 

Moe Rinkunas, Innovation Systems Designer, DowDuPont

2:30

Bus to Perkiomen

 

3:30 – 5:00

Wellness and Balance Seminar

Mr. Kegan Ash

5:00 – 6:00

Dinner

 

6:00 – 10:00

Soft Skills Mini-Sessions: Developing a 1 Liner, Authenticity; Body Language, Power Posing (Amy Cuddy Ted Talk), Don’t be a Snowflake

Mr. Kegan Ash

 

10:00

Debrief 

 

11 p.m.

Lights Out

 

 

Homework

  • Journal – Write at least one paragraph summarizing your impressions about the day
  • Learn about the speakers for the next day
  • DUE -Teams:  Decide on the product that you will work on for the pitch competition.  Fill out the Canvas worksheet and the features/benefit worksheet for the product.  Be prepared to discuss on Thursday.

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, June 22 -   Marketing & Communications
 

Location

PSU-LV Campus Room 205

Agenda

 

Curriculum Lead –  Mr. Mike Krajsa/Mr. Shaun Yorgey

 

7:30 – 8:15 am

Breakfast at Perkiomen

 

8:15 – 9:00

Travel to PSU LV

 

9:00 – 10:45

Communication Skills

Sandy Kile,  Instructor, Communication, Arts and Sciences

10:45 – 11:30

Librarian Overview of PSU Resources

Librarian – Jennifer Jarson, Head Librarian

11:30 – 11:50

LionPath walk thru for dual enrollment

Maria Printz, Admissions Asst

Not confirmed

 

12:00 – 12:45 pm

Lunch – Lion’s Den

 

12:50 – 4:00

Bosch Field Trip

Innovation, entrepreneurial mindset, continuous improvement and STEM careers in the manufacturing environment

Marissa Steckel, Project Specialist-PMO

4:00

Bus to Perkiomen

 

5:00 – 6:00

Dinner

 

6:00 – 9:00

Viral Video I with Intro to Guerilla Marketing

 

9:30

Debrief 

 

11:00

Lights out

 

 

Homework

Journal – Write at least one paragraph summarizing your impressions about the day

Learn about the speakers for the next day

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, June 23 – PSU University Park Field Trip
 

Location

Perkiomen Campus/PSU UP

Agenda

 

Curriculum Lead – Ms. Andrea Tessier

6:30 – 7:00 am

Breakfast at Perkiomen

 

7:00 – 10:15

Bus to PSU UP

 

10:30 – 12:00 pm

Campus Walking Tour

 

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch – Pollock Commons

 

1:15 – 2:45

Millennium Science Complex Tour

Phil Donahue @ UP

Not confirmed

 

3:00 – 3:30

Berkey Creamery

 

3:30 – 6:45

Bus to Perkiomen

 

6:45 – 7:45

Dinner

 

9:30

Debrief 

 

11:00

Lights out

 

 

Homework

  • Journal – Write at least one paragraph summarizing your impressions about the day
  • Learn about the speakers for the next day
    Due on Sunday by noon:  Draft Pitch Summary (send via email to Dr. Ogden)

Sunday, June 24 – Service & Relaxation
 

Location

Perkiomen Campus

Agenda

 

Curriculum Lead – Mr. Shaun Yorgey

7:45 – 8:30 am

Breakfast at Perkiomen

 

8:30 -12:00 pm

Team Project Prep

Due on Sunday by noon:  Draft Pitch Summary (send via email to Dr. Ogden)

 

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch

 

1:00 – 4:00

TBD

 

5:00 – 6:00

Dinner

 

6:00 – 8:00

Viral Video II with screening

 

8:00 – 9:30

Fun Activity

 

9:30

Debrief 

 

11:00

Lights out

 

 

Homework

  • Journal – Write at least one paragraph summarizing your impressions about the day
  • Learn about the speakers for the next day

 

Monday, June 25

 

Location

PSU-LV Campus Room 205

Agenda

 

Curriculum Lead –  Dr. Dr. Denise Ogden/ Mr. Sean Yorgey

7:30 – 8:15 am

Breakfast at Perkiomen

 

8:15 – 9:00

Travel to PSU LV

 

9:00 – 10:00

Team meetings - Discuss pitch homework with instructor

Dr. Denise Ogden

10 – 12

Research idea and start to develop Pitch summaries

Dr. Denise Ogden

12:00 – 12:45 pm

Lunch – Lion’s Den

 

12:50 – 4:00

Research idea and develop pitch summaries

Dr. Denise Ogden

4:00

Bus to Perkiomen

 

5:00 – 6:00

Dinner

 

6:00 – 9:00

Continue to Formulate Pitch Project

Mr. Sean Yorgey

9:30

Debrief 

 

11:00

Lights out

 

 

Homework

  • Journal – Write at least one paragraph summarizing your impressions about the day
  • Learn about the speakers for the next day
  • Work on Pitch Summaries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, June 26 -   Money Matters  
 

Location

PSU-LV Campus Room 205

Agenda

Curriculum Leads – Mr. Mike Krajsa/Mr. Shaun Yorgey

7:30 – 8:15 am

Breakfast at Perkiomen

 

8:15 – 9:00

Travel to PSU LV

 

9 – 10:15

 

Guest Speaker – Applied Economics, Pricing  and Entrepreneurship

 

Bob Wolfe, Program Coordinator, Corporate Communication

10:15 - 12:00 pm

Finance / Accounting

Dr. Mark Gruskin, Associate Professor, Accounting

12:15 - 1

Lunch

And Meet with Pitch Mentors

 

1 - 2

Sustainable Business

Dr. Maung Min

2

Leave to SLUHN

 

2:30 - 4

SLUHN Tour/ Field trip

Sim Man Lab, Fountain Hill 1 and ½ hrs

 

Kate Raymond, Director of Marketing and PR

4 p.m.   

Bus to Perkiomen

 

3:30 – 5:00

The Future: Developing vision to meet society and technology where it will be

Mr. Shaun Yorgey

5:00 – 6:00

Dinner

 

6:00 – 7:00

The Future (cont.)         

Mr. Shaun Yorgey

7:00 – 8:00

S.D.T.: Scavenger Hunt

 

8:30 – 9:30

S.D.T.: Campfire & S’mores

 

9:30

Debrief 

 

11:00

Lights out

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, June 27  -   Pitching your Idea
 

Location

PSU-LV Campus Room 216

Agenda

 

Curriculum Leads – Dr. Denise Ogden/Mr. Shaun Yorgey

7:30 – 8:00 am

Breakfast at Perkiomen

 

8:00 – 8:45

Travel to PSU

 

9:00 – 10:30

MIC & Camper Interviews

 

Amber Campbell, Videographer/Editor

10:00  – 12:00 pm

Work in teams to prepare for Pitch

Michael Krajsa

 

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch – Lion’s Den

 

1:00 – 1:30

Pitch feedback

 

1:30

Leave for City Center

 

2:00 – 3:30

City Center Branding (@City Center)

Jane Heft

VP/Director

Project Design and Brand, City Center

3:30

Bus to Perkiomen

 

4:15 – 5:00

S.D.T.: Water Balloon Battle

 

5:00 – 6:00

Dinner

 

6:00 – 8:30

Body Language Lab

Mr. Shaun Yorgey

8:30 – 9:30

Pitch Practice

 

9:30

Debrief 

 

11:00

Lights out

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, June 28 -   Team Presentation & Preparation

 

Location

PSU-LV Campus Room 205

Agenda

 

Curriculum Leads – Mr. Mike Krajsa/Mr. Shaun Yorgey

7:30 – 8:15 am

Breakfast at Perkiomen

 

8:15 – 9:00

Travel to PSU LV

 

9:00 –12:00

Work in Teams - Finishing touches

PC Rm 306

 

Dr. Dr. Denise Ogden

12:00

Lunch & Learn

 

LaunchBox Grant Recipients

1-2

Work in Teams Finishing touches

PC Rm 306

 

Business Cards Due for Printing by 2 p.m.

Pitch Summary Due for Printing by 2 p.m.

 

 

2:00 – 3:30

Practice for Presentation

 

3:30

Bus to Perkiomen

 

6:30 – 7:30

Dinner

 

7:30 – 9

Design Challenge II: Building a social Enterprise

 

Mr. Shaun Yorgey

9:00

Debrief 

 

10:00

Practice for Pitch

 

11:00

Lights out

 

 

 

For next day, bring or wear your professional clothes

Bring your team presentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, June 29  -   Pitch Competition and Closing Ceremony

 

Location

PSU-LV Campus Room 205

Agenda

 

Curriculum Leads –  Dr. Denise Ogden/Mr. Mike Krajsa/Mr. Shaun Yorgey

7:30 – 8:15 am

Breakfast at Perkiomen

 

8:15 – 9:00

Travel to PSU LV

 

9:00 – 11:30

Practice

 

11:30 – 12:00 pm

Lunch

 

12:00 – 2:30

Competition

 

Photos

15 minutes presentation/10 minute with judges

Judges: (TBD) 

 

These are not confirmed…

 

Erica Berman, Dude Solutions, Inc.

Hillary Long, 3 Seed Marketing/Design/Interactive

Chris LaBonge, President, Adtell, Inc & FiberOptic.com and Lehigh Valley LaunchBox Advisory Board

Shane McGee

Air Products

 

Not confirmed

 

2:30

Closing Ceremony

And Awards

 

3:30

Bus to Perkiomen

 

 

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