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Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur?  Interested in finding out? Learn about business.  Learn about yourself.  Meet interesting people and entrepreneurs.  Learn how to earn money … now.  Learn why some entrepreneurs are successful and some are not.  Learn about doing good through a social enterprise.  Learn skills that can help you if you don’t get a job after graduating. Learn about creativity and innovation.  Fun and interactive games are used to help facilitate learning. 

The first session of the YPC Entrepreneurs Club is this Friday, 9 May from 3:30-5pm, no charge.  The Club will be a creative, fun space to explore business ideas, learn about business and make some money. Contact Don Shay at donshay@mweb.co.za or 072 160-0277 today to confirm attendance and get the final venue details.

Focus Areas

Term 2 – 7 sessions – Introduction to business and entrepreneurship

Term 3 – 8 sessions – Innovation, selecting a business idea and preparing a business plan

Term 4 – 4 sessions – Business Plan presentation, market opportunity and self-directed learning


Be a grade 8-11 student in a greater Pinelands High School.

Be one of the first 30 people to register, first come first served.

Register by calling or emailing Don Shay to express interest (sign up), then attend first session as a free trial.

Overall cost: R25/session payable after 1st session (R150 term 2, R200 term 3 and R100 term 4 for a total of R450) – or submit a bursary application letter.*

* A few bursaries are available; write a one page motivation for why you are interested in the Club and why it is difficult to pay the fees; submit to donshay@mweb.co.za or fax to (021) 532-2433.

Bank account details – Standard Bank, Pinelands, Branch code 036309

Account name: The Pinelands Youth Leadership and Sports Development Trust


Account number: 271 162 538

 This video was filmed at Pinelands High School and features some of our Dramatic Art students and two of our teachers; Mr Michael Harris and Dr Ryan De Roo.