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Business Enterprise Competition 2017

Event Date: 
29 March, 2017
Business Enterprise Competition

Congratulations to our 2016 winners

1st Place: Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

2nd Place: St David's Holy Faith Secondary, Kimberly Road, Greystones, Co. Wicklow

3rd Place: St. Marys CBS Enniscorthy, Mill Park Road, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford

See Link to the 2016 Photo Gallery Here

Griffith College Dublin wishes to challenge and reward creative, enterprising secondary school students from transition year, 5th year and 6th year across the country.

We want you to develop a real product, use your social media marketing skills to promote your idea, and then present to a panel of judges and display your idea/product on Wednesday 29th March 2017.

Competition Details

In teams of no more than 4 people, you are required to describe your enterprising business idea/product in a document of no more than 2,000 words (see marking scheme in link below). Entries will be shortlisted with successful applicants then moving to Stage 2 of the competition.

In Stage 2, the shortlisted teams will be required to use their social media skills to market their business idea by creating a Facebook page and promoting it to as wide an audience as possible.

Teams will then be invited to present their ideas to a panel of experts. Teams are encouraged to bring supporters from their schools and families for the day. In addition, the shortlisted teams will then be required to display their business idea/product in a pop up display on Wednesday 29th March 2017.

NB - On the 29th March, school supporters will also be given the opportunity to attend business workshops designed by our Business faculty to provide an educational and interesting taste of third level life.



1st Prize

The team will receive €500 and their school will be awarded the Griffith College Business Faculty Enterprising School Perpetual Trophy.

2nd Prize

The team will receive €300.

3rd Prize

The team will receive €200.



Applications and Business Plans should be received no later than, Friday 20th February 2017 at 5.30pm. - Extended deadline!



For further information, please contact Emily Watts at  [email protected] / 01 416 3330