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2023 High School Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge (KEC)

Live Mock Board Room Rubric


Successful entrepreneurs are adaptable, critical thinkers, and creative problem-solvers. The format of the Mock Board Room is designed to help teach and reward these skills in aspiring entrepreneurs. Based on a review of the executive summary and video pitch, students will be provided a list of questions to answer in the boardroom, these questions are designed to reflect the real-world challenges and decision-making requirements of entrepreneurs.


Choose a score, from 1 (worst) to 5 (best), for each of the following.

Realistic – answers were feasible, realistic and aligned with company’s means.
Justification – ample justification given using quality data, analysis, and critical thinking.
Specificity – responses were specific, detailed, and action-oriented.
Originality – solutions were creative and original.
Professional - student demonstrated themselves in a professional manner.
Knowledge - Student was knowledgeable about their business and answered questions as such.
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