BizSmart Global International Workshops

Design Thinking: Product Design & Pitch Competition

BizSmart Global Design Thinking workshops are taking place around the globe, inspiring the entrepreneurs and business leaders of tomorrow, today. This innovative, skill based, hands-on workshop will be led by experienced BizSmart Global Silicon Valley business and entrepreneurship faculty members.

International Locations Include

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
May 9-13, 2022 NEW!

GEMS Dubai American Academy, Dubai, UAE

Various European Locations

Zurich, Switzerland, October 4-8, 2021

In partnership with Camp BizSmart Europe, Zurich, Switzerland

Hottingen School and Zurich International School

India locations including:
Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Dehli.

South America:  Lima, Peru

Student ages typically range from 11–19, but specific age ranges are set based on the needs of our local partners.

Exact locations and topics change and are specific to each workshop.

Participation Inquiries

Contact us personally if you have any questions about his unique and innovative entrepreneurship education experience. We would love to speak with you.

Dr. Mike Gibbs, CEO

Student Team in Hyderabad, India

Student Team in Hyderabad, India

Students working together in Hyderabad, India

Students working together in Hyderabad, India

Example Workshop Scenario

Aspiring entrepreneurs will compete in teams to invent and design an actual product for RevoLights, which was funded on the U.S. ABC TV program “Shark Tank” and is one of the leading bike light accessory companies in the world. Each student will negotiate for a job on the team and then collaborate to invent a new product, along with a pricing model, and a sales, marketing and distribution plan, which they will present and defend. Students will learn and practice business and entrepreneurial skills including design thinking, teamwork, leadership, collaboration, problem solving, idea conceptualization and public speaking, all of which is also taught at workshops similar to as all these key qualities are a vital part of business success.

Entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley California lead the workshop using a unique learning model, developed by business leaders at General Electric, called “Learn-Do-Check-Act”. One student will be selected “Top Tweenpreneur” and receive a full scholarship to the world renowned teen entrepreneurship academy, Camp BizSmart at Stanford University.