Planning a prom

  • Level: High school
    Age group:
    Students ages 15 to 17
  • When:
    All year

Areas of learning:

  • Career planning and entrepreneurship
  • Citizenship and community life
  • Environment and consumption

Main objectives

  • Plan and carry out a major project
  • Track earnings and expenses
  • Meet deadlines
  • Work cooperatively


Be sure to reinforce the competencies acquired or developed by organizing activities similar to a prom.


Go over what students have learned about finance and cooperatives through the Planning a prom activity.


Students can use the new financial and cooperative management concepts they have acquired to find ways of financing their studies.

Teacher's notes

For help in conducting a cooperative class project, contact an entrepreneurship development officer at Conseil québécois de la coopération et de la mutualité (site in French only).

To learn more, see Youth Entrepreneurship Program in Ontario.