AMERICAN FREE ENTERPRISE AND LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Eco 10302 – 2 Semester College Credit Course
High school students throughout the state attend this intensive one-week introduction to business economics and the benefits of American Free Enterprise. Ohio Business leaders deliver the majority of presentations, and also participate as members of panel discussion groups. They are joined by a small number of free market oriented faculty members. The core instruction provides the foundation for the two college credit course Free Market Economics; ECO 10302. Students form companies, producing and selling a product. Established in 1973 as the Free Enterprise Workshop, this week-long conference conducted annually has thus far provided over 3,000 Ohio high school students an appreciation for free market economics and American business.
Consistently upgraded, this program has achieved the recognition of business leaders and educators. The linkage between economic freedom and personal freedom becomes evident to the students by the end of the week.
Course Description: ECO 10302 Free Market Economies. This course exposes students to a broad range of principles and topics. In addition, the students learn about
capital formation, the role of profits, taxes, productivity, and entrepreneurship.