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Ivy Entrepreneurship Centre’s Global Business Program

Published on July 17, 2023


Ivy Entrepreneurship Centre’s Global Business Program

Ivy Entrepreneurship Centre's

Global Business Program

The Global Business Program is a distinguished initiative for high school students, fostering entrepreneurial acumen and innovation. It offers an immersive learning experience, designed and delivered by faculty from leading global business schools. The program provides access to a robust network of successful entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders.

Host & Partner School

10th August –
14th August 2023
8:30 am to
2:30 pm IST
Grade 8 -12
8th August 2023
INR 40,000 + 18% GST

Priority Deadline

20th July 2023

10th August – 14th August 2023
8:30 am to
2:30 pm
Grade 8 -12
Deadline 8th August 2023
40,000 + 18% GST

Priority Deadline

20th July 2023

The Program will run offline at the Pathways School Gurgaon
Special Course Fees for Pathways Students and students who have done a Big Red Group Program before : INR 35,000 + 18% GST

Get to know the Program

Learn how this program serves as a launchpad for the next generation of business leaders and innovators.

Experience the thrill of being part of an exclusive cohort! We believe in fostering a close-knit learning environment, and to ensure that, we're limiting our class size to just 40 seats. This is your golden opportunity to be part of a select group, where you'll enjoy personalized attention and mentorship.

Experience a Semester of Business School while in High School

The Global Business Program is a unique opportunity for students passionate about entrepreneurship and business. It brings the frameworks and teachings of a highly acclaimed course to students, offering them the opportunity to receive a world-class education and expand their global visions.

The curriculum of the Global Business Program is comprised of multiple essential modules that will equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to launch their own successful businesses. This is a unique opportunity for students to gain valuable insights and hands-on experience in the world of entrepreneurship and business, directly from experts in the field.

You'll immerse yourself in the culture, academics, and life of a vibrant community, where professors and corporate guest speakers share their insights and real-world experience. Classroom instruction is supplemented with independent research, assignments and team projects. Teams work together to create a comprehensive business plan and present their business plans at the end of the session.

This program is tailored to help students build confidence and learn about their strengths through teamwork, enhance their communications and oral presentation skills, explore a variety of business subjects through an interactive curriculum, learn how to write a business plan and turn their ideas into a business, develop the research skills essential to business, and create a network of like-minded students from across the globe.

This program is a great opportunity for high school students to get a taste of the industry and get a head start on their future career. It's a chance to learn from real-world professionals and college faculty, receive mentorship, and hear from innovative leaders. This creates both the chance for mentorship and the foundation of a business network that can serve you both inside and outside of the classroom.

Course Modules

Improve entrepreneurial competencies
Innovative hands on curriculum
Certificate of Achievement from Instructor

Mentorship by Instructor

Build up alumni resources



Stimulate creativity, understand idea generation, and draw inspiration from others, students are equipped with tools and techniques for an innovative mindset.


Market Research

Conduct market research, analyze competitors, and transform ideas into reality. Students are taught techniques for idea testing, refinement, and selection.


Design Thinking

Think creatively and logically, and to experiment, absorb strategies from mentors for testing and prototyping, aiming for the perfect end-user product/service.
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Business Model

Develop a business blueprint for their startup idea, students delve into aspects like target markets, competition, expenses, pricing, and other business canvas elements.


Social Entrepreneurship

Understand how startups address social, cultural, or environmental issues, and mentors share their journey, challenges, and pursuit of social good.


Elevator Pitch & Raising Funds

Business costs, their impact on pricing, and the principles of elevator pitching, students calculate required funds, explore funding sources, and craft a compelling elevator pitch for their business plan.

Who Should Participate?

Meet your Lead Instructor!

Prof Daniel McQuade

Director, Ivy Entrepreneurship Centre

A Senior Marketing and Advertising Executive with over three decades of experience in developing and implementing strategies for retail industries. He is currently a Business Instructor at the Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center and Co-Founder at Know Seafood which is on a mission to transform seafood supply chains and make sustainable, accessible, and transparent seafood products. .

His expertise includes new product development, cultivating brand affinity and loyalty, and cause marketing programs. He has handled every aspect, from product design to retail launch and the development of a national sales network.

Listen to Rishi, a VFA alumnus who became a VFA Teaching Assistant!

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Words from those Who Took the Course (And Loved it)

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Real-life Social Impact made by our Change makers!

Our students get the unique opportunity to implement actual change in their communities during and beyond the duration of our program. From crowdfunding for underprivileged school children to launching campaigns against sexual violence, check out a few of our change makers’ projects here!

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