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Students who complete an application (link at bottom of page) and are selected for the program, will be invited to attend the Orientation and Overview of the program on Saturday December 15, 2018 @ 10:00AM on the campus of West Los Angeles College, 9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230.

Components, guidelines, expectations, requirements, and outcomes will be reviewed with participants and parents. The program is every Saturday from 10:00am till 1:00pm, except Spring Break.  Program Completion and Closing Ceremony date is June 1, 2019. Students will receive a stipend once they complete the program.

Continuing students in the See Your Future Mentoring Program and the Young Black Scholars Program are eligible for this program.  Most classes will be conducted on the campus of West Los Angeles College, while others will be conducted on the campus of LMU.

We will share networking and
relationship-building for student participants, Chapter leaders, and program mentors. Assess students’ career aspirations, goals, soft skills, strengths, growth opportunities, and the program goals they would like to achieve.


Entrepreneurship Module 

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Defined

The Small Business Landscape: Highlights of Past & Present

Business Ideation

Market Research and Business Start-Up Risks

 The Business Plan: From Ideation to Documentation

Start-Up Funding and Agencies for Small Businesses

 A Day in the Life of a Shark

Essentials to Career Success: Soft-Skills Training


Each of the following topics will also be taught to participants:

Empowered to Be Smart & Work Smart
Choices & Consequences
Hard-Skills vs. Soft-Skills: What’s the Difference?
You’re a VIP: Valuable Inter-Personal Effectiveness
PPS: Performance & People Skills
CIA: Career & Inside Advantages
Self-Assessment and Skills Development Goal Setting
ROI – Return on Investment

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