Starting Your Business ™ is focused on helping new entrepreneurs and existing business owners redefined their mindset and create a focused approach to business. We firmly believe that IP (Intellectual Property) is the currency of the future. Urban creativity and innovation have yet to be tapped and is ready to explode with new ideas and companies of the future. By helping, entrepreneurs learn how business functions we empower them with the skills for success today and tomorrow.
The purpose of this course is to provide entrepreneurs and existing business owners with the opportunity to apply critical thinking skills in an academic setting, that they can apply directly to their business.
Insights from a serial entrepreneur and specific activities to develop as an entrepreneur. Based on the book "Entrepreneur: Your Guide to Starting Your Business ™.”
Youth Entrepreneurial Impact Program
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The YEIP approach emphasizes learning and applying fundamental academic skills. Including research (reading), plan development (writing), financial analysis (math) and the integration of technology (STEAM). All requiring the application of “critical thinking skills” the critical skill of the 21st-century student and business professional. Standards-based curricula which is task-based and is designed to combine academic and applied to learning. This curriculum is aligned with Common Core Standards, National English, Language Arts, Math, and Technology standards (STEM). YEIP™ is focused on eSports (Gaming), Sports, Education, and Technology. We firmly believe that IP (Intellectual Property) is the currency of the future. Urban creativity and innovation have yet to be tapped and is ready to explode with new ideas and companies of the future. By helping students learn how business functions we empower them with the skills for today and tomorrow. The purpose of this program is to provide students with the opportunity to apply critical thinking skills in an academic setting, that they can apply directly to future careers.
Success Stories: Insights by African American Men
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With this workbook, students can read interesting stories and improve academic skills, including critical thinking (extraction of facts from each story and pre-writing organization).
"Success Stories: Insights by African American Men" is an inspirational collection of stories by 19 African American Men. Four are current college students from urban America and four are former student-athletes and alumni of the NFL, Chris Ward, Steven Holden, Michael Montgomery, and Reginald Grant. The collection includes views from a wide range of occupations, actors, writers, law enforcement, business professionals and much more. With this workbook, students can read interesting stories and improve academic skills, including critical thinking (extraction of facts from each story and pre-writing organization). Students can compare their lives to the stories in the text and develop essays. This is accomplished by reading the text and using the tools after each story and in the back of the text.
INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COURSE
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs)
Upon completion of the course, students are able to:
• Analyze and assess low-income community needs, assets and issues from a community planning and economic development industry lens.
• Develop various types of industry approved project proposals to address community planning and economic development issues with solutions that include data analysis, identified targets, goals, objectives, timelines, expected outcomes and community stakeholder engagement.
• Articulate multiple approaches to development as possible solutions to social and economic justice problems.
Effective Mentoring in the 21st Century is a tool for seasoned and new mentors alike. It was designed to help those interested in mentoring look at mentoring with open eyes. It can be used as a refresher course for those who have been mentoring or are looking to develop a mentoring program. It is an easy to digest guide and reference source. It evolved from Reginald Grant’s 30 years of mentoring, coaching and teaching.