Fourth Year boys are invited to attend a two-day course called Unleashing Potential with girls from Surbiton High School. The course takes place in June at Hampton and is run by David Harkin who is a professional business coach from 7Billion Ideas. Participants learn about crowdfunding, personal branding, job applications, the use of social media in business and networking. Teamwork is used in projects for real business ideas and there is a panel of guest entrepreneurs who recount their own business experiences.
Hampton Lower Sixth formers are invited to participate in a three-day business course with girls from Surbiton High School at the start of the summer holiday at BDO’s headquarters in Baker Street, London. The course (Reaching Potential) is run by David Harkin, who is a professional business coach from 7 Billion Ideas. It is an interactive and challenging three days combining networking with business graduates, work on a genuine business challenge, the development of business skills working in teams within groups drawn from the two schools and finally presenting to some of the senior partners of BDO.