This course will empower the next generation to explore their interests in business, leadership and innovation. Students will have the opportunity to engage in topics such as leadership, communication, marketing, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship; culminating with developing their own business. Entrepreneurship students will gain real-world, leadership, and public speaking skills plus a confidence to take risks while exploring their interests and passions.

Teacher Bio

bio-entrepreneurshipJo-Anne McKee is a Business teacher and Athletic Director at West Vancouver Secondary School. She started YELL: Young Entrepreneurship Leadership Launchpad with local business partners to bring mentors into the classroom, and create engaging curriculum for senior high school students.


Day: Tuesdays
Start Date: September 15, 2015
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
End Date: June 14, 2016

  • 2 field trips
  • Various Guest Speakers

Selection Criteria

Please write a one-page letter outlining why you want to be in this course and why you would be a good candidate. Include in your letter what you believe an entrepreneur is.


Jo-Anne McKeeWest Vancouver Secondary School Library$790Apply Now

Refund Policy: If a student withdraws prior to the course start date, a full refund, less a $100 administrative fee, will be given.

For more information:

Diane Nelson
Director of Instruction
Ignite Your Passion program

Office Direct Line: 604-981-1150
Email: dnelson@wvschools.ca