Real-World Experience

Entrepreneurial Education 

Entrepreneurial education offers students the opportunity to develop skills to act on their ideas while creating economic and social value. Students put these lessons into action and learn the importance of contributing to their communities. This real-world experience gives students the knowledge employers are seeking.


  • Junior Achievement: the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students in grades K-12 about entrepreneurship, work readiness and finances through hands-on programs.
    • JA Career Success: equips students with the skills they need to keep a job in high-growth careers.
    • JA Be Entrepreneurial: introduces students to the essentials of a practical business plan and challenges them to start an entrepreneurial venture while still in high school.
  • Stand By Me: a financial coaching program to help Delawareans reach their money goals. Powered by the state of Delaware and United Way of Delaware.
    • College, Careers and Cash program is a financial curriculum to help Delaware students envision their future and plan for it. The program offers workshops that put high school students on the path to post-secondary education and careers.
  • Horn Entrepreneurship: is a catalyst for entrepreneurship education and advancement at University of Delaware. Built and supported by successful entrepreneurs, Horn Entrepreneurship fosters aspiring innovators as they pursue ideas for a better world.
  • Delaware Center for Enterprise Development (DCED): Educate current and prospective entrepreneurs with training programs and technical and managerial assistance. DCED provides business training and entrepreneurial education for youth and adults; operates a commercial kitchen incubator; provides classes and workshops for small-business owners; offers one-on-one assistance to entrepreneurs; and manages “The Garage,” an innovation and makerspace in the business college at Delaware State University.