An introduction to the world of business through a game that inspires thinking, creativity and action for different age groups. We find in many cases, that adults enjoy it even more...
Teaching business skills in a fun and practical way
Allowing children and teens to explore their own creativity, skills, strengths interested and dreams
Focuses on general business principles and specific business sectors ranging from Information Technology inspiring Design and 3D printing skills through to bakeries.
Can be played alone, however, kids can register their It's Me! BizKidz Club and enter multiple competitions across the country and continent.
We aim to allow children and teens to tap into their own imagination, creativity, dreams and skills to design and create their own world and business - which may just become true one day...
In depth research has been conducted globally to establish the requirements and gaps of kidpreneurship. The game principles have been based on these short comings. More information is avaibable on request and will soon also be published on our blog
"Thinking like a designer can transform the way you develop products, services, processes - and even strategy." Tim Brown
READY TO TAKE ON THE CHALLENGE?
Purchase the pre-launch edition of It's My Business @R800,
You will be one of the FIRST Legends in South Africa!
Pull a few friends together - ideally 4 or more. Name your club and register it . If you're a smart entrepreneur you will devide the cost of the game up between the team!
Submit your business idea including the code you've received in the business box
Continue to play the game and join us on 8 & 9 July @moneyweb Sandton Convention Centre, where we will announce the winners.
Whilst you're at it - you can be one of the first to brand the Cardboard City at the expo and WIN extra prizes. We will 3D print the best branding designs - your first exposure to the limelight as a kidpreneur!
Register your BizKids Club:
What is it all about?
Unleashing business potential in Africa has proven over and over again that entrepreneurial training should not be theoretical, but practical with elements of fun
Compliment school and other curricula on business training topics
Keeping children engaged for hours while they are learning and having fun
A game that addresses the African context, with its own potential and challenges
Niche Arican designs are utilised through out the game elements
Global research is incorporated in the theory and principles of the game
Can be used by kids, youth, parents, teachers, lecturers and life skill educators
Objectives and Learning Outcomes
Through playing this game, youth will:
Gain a general understanding of what it takes to set-up and run a business successfully
Explore their own creativity and skill to design and create their business product and set-up their shop / office, etc.
Tap into various skill areas such as mathematics, writing and language (e.g. business plan, marketing adverts, etc. are and craft (creativity), communication and social skills (with each other, customers, staff, etc) problem solving, etc.
Learn the objectives of financial planning and budgeting
Learning and Teaching approaches used:
Imagination and scenario building
Reading and Writing
Discussion and debate
Drawing and crafting
Props and templates