“You’re Hired!” – Kirkby Young Enterprise students connect with TV Apprentice Kurt
BBC’s “The Apprentice” candidate Kurt Wilson echoed Lord Sugar’s no-nonsense style when judged the mugs, key rings and t-shirts produced by the students at All Saints Catholic Centre for Learning in Kirkby as part of their Young Enterprise business venture.
Kurt, who survived seven weeks on the reality TV show, spent time with the All Saints’ team who had already collected two of the four prizes on offer in the regional finals. The students set up and managed a personalised printing company called “Royal Heart Design”.
He put the aspiring students through a Lord Sugar-style grilling and gave them a unique insight into his experience on The Apprentice as well as answering all their questions and giving business advice.
Kurt said: “I think Young Enterprise is a great way to introduce school students to the world of business. These students have proved they can design and produce a product, source materials and sell their wares, whether to fellow students or the wider community. Most importantly they learn about leadership and teamwork in equal measure – Lord Sugar would love it!”