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Young Enterprise Company Programme - SE London Final

posted 13 Apr 2015, 07:54 by . WebResources Account   [ updated 13 Apr 2015, 08:02 ]
Year 12 Enterprise students set off to the above venue in their quest to win one of three trophies up for grabs at the prestigious Young Enterprise (YE) SE London final.

Presenting their company ‘DODGE’, which is a game app called Farmyard Dodge.
Lots of schools take part in YE but not many make it to the final so to actually reach the final is a success in itself. Led by Jason Heer, Managing Director, the students were well prepared and confident.

Once the stand was set up, the students were visited by the judges and questioned about their company, its product and their journey.  The process is quite intense and the pinnacle of the event is the company presentations.  Once seated in the grand auditorium of the host KPMG (around 100 special guests, teachers and students), the companies one by one delivered water tight professional presentations to the audience.

After the judge’s deliberations, you could hear a pin drop when the winners were announced until ‘Best Business Presentation’... winner is DODGE from Bexleyheath Academy! Ms O’Hare and I were extremely proud and led the applause. The

students were excellent professional business people on the day and thoroughly deserved their award which the work extremely hard for! Well done to them and the team were:

Jason Heer (MD)
Daniel Fryer
Alex Carr    
Anya-Rose Hibbert
Joan Taiwo
Craig Freestone
Gurpreet Dingri
Marcos Vasconcelos
Ryan Healy
Daniel Winzar
Jordan Mellish
Leyla Altan
Bernadette Obode
Wunmi Bello
Javin Johal

Mrs L Hobbs
Head of Business and Enterprise

We needed to get the display boards to KPMG for the SE London final of the Young Enterprise Challenge where we were going to present our company. When we arrived we had to take the boards from the bus to the presentation hall and then we had to set up the display in our allocated spot to promote our company DODGE. Once we were set up the other groups had a look at our stand and vice versa. We rehearsed our presentation using the interactive whiteboards in the auditorium that was set up for the special guests and schools.  When we returned back to our stand, the judges visited the stand and asked us questions about our product and our journey such as challenges we had faced. It gave us the opportunity to sell the game app to the judges. Finally, with all guests and schools seated in the presentation auditorium, the most challenging task of all was
handed to Jason Heer and Ryan Healy to present the company presentation.  It was nervous time for us to wait for the judge’s verdict.  There were 5 awards up for grabs and we won the award for the ‘Best Business Presentation’.  It was a long day but a great experience.

Daniel Fryer
Company Finance Director