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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Who is TEA for?
    TEA is tailored for middle school and high school students who are curious about entrepreneurship and want to develop their business acumen. Our program is open to young minds with a passion for innovation and creativity.
  • How can I enroll my child in TEA?
    To enroll your child in TEA, visit our website and follow the application process using the button "Apply Now". Our admissions team will guide you through the necessary steps.
  • What is included in TEA's curriculum?
    TEA's curriculum covers a wide range of topics related to entrepreneurship, including business planning, marketing, finance, innovation, and more. Students engage in lectures, discussions, and hands-on activities to gain a deep understanding of entrepreneurship.
  • What is The Entrepreneur Academy (TEA)?
    TEA is an educational program designed for middle and high school students interested in exploring the world of business and entrepreneurship. We offer hands-on learning experiences, mentorship, and a comprehensive business-focused curriculum.
  • How can I help TEA?
    TEA is always welcoming volunteers, guest speakers, and sponsors. Please contact us to inquire about joining the TEA team.
  • What is the TYE Global Competition?
    The TYE Global Competition is a flagship event for our students. It's an opportunity to showcase their entrepreneurial skills and compete "shark-tank-style" against teams from international chapters.
  • What makes TEA unique?
    TEA stands out for its combination of local mentoring and global connections. Students benefit from personalized coaching by local mentors while also having the opportunity to connect with TEA chapters worldwide. Additionally, the TYE Global Competition allows students to showcase their entrepreneurial skills internationally.
  • Can parents attend lectures and fieldtrips with their child?
    Yes, parents are welcome to sit in on lectures and workshops alongside their child. This provides a great opportunity to learn together and support your child's entrepreneurial journey. Parents are also encouraged to join their child on TEA field trips and extracurricular activities. It's a fantastic learning opportunity for all!
  • Where is TEA held?
    The class of 2024 will be hosted at the University of San Diego's Knauss School of Business every Saturday from 9:00am-12:00pm. Breakfast is available from 8:30am-9:00am.
  • What should students bring for the program?
    We recommend students to bring a laptop along with a pencil and notebook. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided for students each session.
  • How long are Saturday sessions?
    The Saturday sessions run from 9am to 12pm. Participants may work with team members or mentors outside of these hours to prepare.
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