12-Week Virtual Program for School Students

Our Young CEO Program is the most popular entrepreneurship program amongst school students. This blended learning course prepare students with life skills by uncovers the secrets of Dreaming – Making – Breaking – Trying Again.

Students explore the world of entrepreneurship that opens the world of possibilities for them. They learn how to think like an business leader and this when practiced systematically becomes second nature for kids. The Young CEO Program imparts transferable skills that can help them lead a happy, successful, and fulfilling life. It is a12 week program where teenagers get introduced to concepts of ideas, products, marketing, financial literacy and people leadership from some of the best teachers in their field.

If you want to experience the challenges of the job of a CEO, you just can’t miss this program.

One of the best attraction of Young CEO Program is experiential learning opportunities where school students work on Startup Learning Project (SLP) and gain confidence by truly experiencing satisfaction of building upon their own ideas. The SLP Project gives students an opportunity to take a step-by-step journey to develop their dream startup that they build along in the Young CEO learning journey. Students get 1-on-1 guidance from ThinkStartup Mentors who guide them to build a business pitch.

The high quality of the participants and faculty ensures that the YOUNG CEO experience is memorable and inspiring.


  • 12 LIVE & 30 Recorded sessions from world class faculty of ThinkStartup.
  • These sessions are on ideation, product development, marketing, financial literacy and people leadership.
  • Work on exciting Startup Learning Project.
  • Participate in Grand Startup Pitch.
  • Get a Certificate of Completion for Young CEO Program and Certificate of Startup Action.
  • Top 10% students also get a Certificate of Distinction with an invitation for our highly selective 18 under 18 Program.


Bonus Offer: Career Interest Test and Free Career Counselling Session for all participating students to make them aware about career choices.


Some of the benefits of attending Young CEO Program are the following:

  • Learn the secrets of running and leading a business.
  • Understand the concepts of how to take new ideas to market.
  • Enhance Financial Literacy to be ready for 21st Century world.
  • Gain Knowledge about creating and running a company.
  • Practice and Master the art of making compelling presentations.
  • Opportunity to experience how business negotiation works.



The Young CEO Program is for young students in the age group of 12 to 18, who have a passion for making and breaking things. Typically, they have passion for technology, innovation and change. They believe in the power of ideas and are inspired to take the route less-travelled.


The program fee for the 12 week Young CEO Program is Rs. 9,000 plus 18% GST.


How much time will I need to dedicate every week to this course?

The program should take approximately 2 to 4 hours per week.

You will need to budget your time as follows:

– an hour to watch 2 to 3 videos that shall be released every week

– an hour for LIVE interactive session every week

– Between 1 to 2 hours to complete the assignment and self study

How long will I take to complete the entire course?

The program has 12 weeks of content.

Each week’s content shall be released on a Friday. This shall be in the form of LIVE lecture and self paced video content followed by as assignment.

Participants will have 1 week to go through that content and submit the assignment on ThinkStartup platform

Students can log into the ThinkStartup platform anytime and review the content at their own pace and convenience.

What is Startup Learning Project (SLP)?

One of the best attraction for the Young CEO course is Startup Learning Project (SLP). The SLP Project gives you an opportunity to take a step-by-step journey to develop your dream startup that you can build alongwith what you learn during the Young CEO program.

SLP is focused on building a Startup Pitch for any business idea that you want to pursue. We encourage you to undertake a Live Action Project for the idea that you have been dreaming and apply the learnings of Young CEO Program to your own startup idea.

You will get 1-on-1 guidance from ThinkStartup Mentors who will help you guide you to build a new Business Plan. You will be able to connect with them through email or on a zoom call.

What are the requirements to successfully complete the course?

All students are expected to fulfil certain criteria to earn a Young CEO Certificate. As you progress through the program, you earn points for each activity that you complete. Also, the final Startup Learning Project will be graded by Course Faculty and Mentors.

Students must earn a certain minimum number of points at the end of the program to be qualified as “successful completion of the course”.

How can I obtain the Certificate of Completion?

The successful completion of individual activities and a minimum grade on the final Startup Learning Project will earn students a Certificate of Completion at the end of the program. These are digital certificates can be shared on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

We will also award, Certificate in Startup Action to recognize that you have done the Startup Learning Project and brought those concepts into action.

ThinkStartup will also award Certificate of Distinction to upto top 10% performers who perform exceptionally well. All Certificate of Distinctions shall also be invited to participate in our highly selective “18 under 18” Program. Entry into “18 under 18” Program is open only through invitation. The awarding of Certificate of Distinction shall be the sole discretion of ThinkStartup.

Will the program facilitate any study groups?

We encourage study groups, but we won’t play an active role in forming teams. In case you’re interested feel free to engage with others to form your own groups. However, only individual assignments will be accepted.

How long will we have access to the program?

The course content will be available to you for 12 months from the day you join the program.

Will I be able to download the course content?

The course content cannot be downloaded. It can be accessed through any browser.

Will I get an extension on my course deadlines?

We usually don’t entertain any extension requests for reasons of a meaningful peer learning experience. However, in case of extraordinary circumstances, we are open to extend the deadlines. That shall be the sole discretion of ThinkStartup.

What if I miss my live session?

In case of your absence at the live session the recorded content will be made available for you.


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