Tenner Challenge +

Kick start your Tenner Challenge


Target age group: 11 – 19
Key stage: 3, 4 and 5
Group size: flexible; class or year group
Length: 3 – 6 hours

Young Enterprise can help kick start your Tenner Challenge by running a half day masterclass. This launch session introduces the Challenge and helps students generate business ideas through a series of fast-paced, exciting activities.  The masterclass will be delivered by a Young Enterprise member of staff and cover the following topics:


Session 1 Business Challenge                                                                                    

  • How much money can you make?
  • Team building and development of employability competencies

Session 2 Would you like to be an Entrepreneur?     

  • How does a business succeed?
  • What is important to you?                                                           

Session 3 Introducing the Tenner Challenge          

  • Creating your business plan
  • Introduction and overview of Tenner Challenge including rules and regulations


Follow up and review the Challenge experience

Session 1 Tenner Experience

  • Review and 60 second presentations

Session 2 Employability Skills

  • Introduction to the key employability skills and reflect upon their experience and skills developed

Key Benefits

  • Helps form part of stable careers programme by bringing business into the classroom
  • Helps address the individual needs of students by engaging a diverse range of volunteer employees
  • Provides encounters with employeers and employers

Key features:

  • Creative tasks for brainstorming ideas for a business
  • Team-building
  • Reflection on employability competencies
  • Exploration of the rules for the Tenner Challenge
  • Signing and submitting their pledge form to receive their Tenner


  • £300 for a typical class size for a half day session for a launch support OR a review session
  • £500 for both sessions for a typical class size

View further information on how this programme supports good career guidance, employability and enterprise education.


Want to know more?

If you’d like to find out more about the Masterclass or to inquire about the cost please email us at tenner@y-e.org.uk

Registration to take part in the Tenner Challenge closes on the 27th February 2017