Entrepreneurship Curriculum

Free, Interactive Lessons for Middle & High School Students ready for in-person and remote learning.


Venture – Entrepreneurial Expedition™ is designed to teach students how to think entrepreneurially. This intro to business course uses real-life case studies, interactive simulations, and personal development activities to teach students valuable skills that will help them develop into successful entrepreneurs.

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Four Digital Lessons:

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Building a Budget & Saving Startup Capital

Students learn about financial decision-making, including developing and maintaining a balanced budget, income, taxes, variable and fixed expenses, and the best payment types for different transactions.

The Entrepreneur in You

In this lesson, students explore the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and get the chance to discover how their own unique characteristics relate to entrepreneurship through a personal diagnostic test.

Recognizing Business Opportunities & Planning to Start Your Business

Students explore key business concepts and apply them within a food truck business simulation. They also get the opportunity to research and make important business decisions (hiring, pricing, etc.) that they must justify in writing.

Your Business Snapshot

Drawing on previous lessons and what they learn about the four elements of a successful business pitch, students craft an engaging, concise business pitch for their business.

Business Education for the Modern Age

Interactive & digestible modules aligned to Jump$tart Standards.

  • Budgeting and Building Startup Capital
  • Generating Business Ideas
  • Market Research
  • Growing a Business
  • Finances: The Cost of Doing Business
  • Marketing: Promoting Your Business
  • Creating Your Business Pitch

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How is Venture Free?

How does Venture align with my curriculum?

EVERFI has built a network of partners and sponsors who help fund Venture for your school or district. Through multi-year commitments, EVERFI partners give teachers and administrators the assurance that programming can be launched at scale and even written into curriculum.

Venture's lessons are aligned to Jump$tart, CEE, and Common Core State Standards. EVERFI provides comprehensive curriculum guides and standards alignment guides to help you plan for implementation.

Real-World Learning

Students will reflect on the concepts they learned and create a personalized business plan.


Spark a sense of autonomy - students control and make informed business decisions.

Explore the Key Pillars of Venture:

Relevant & Engaging

Interactive business simulations teach learners how to think like an entrepreneur.

*No-Cost Digital Lessons*


Target Students 

Grades 7-10


Business and Entrepreneurship,  Career Readiness


20 Minutes/ Activity 1.5 Hours Total