Preparing for the Pitch" is an interactive program that works in tandem with the school's existing entrepreneur/business curriculum.
The pitch initiative reinforces what is being taught in the classroom while preparing students to pitch their business plans.
Each student will have the opportunity to pitch their business to a diverse group of business professionals for a chance to win cash and prizes.
This workshop takes place over the course of a semester.
Entrepreneurship requires energy and creativity – two traits that most high school students have in spades. Many students also possess the internal fire it takes to change the world. By hosting a BOSS Workshop, you can nurture and encourage your students’ passions, while helping them develop practical business skills.
The workshop consists of five phases, which you can schedule to take place over the course of a day, a week or a month:
Class discussion on the basic elements of business
Group brainstorming sessions
Preparation of business plans
Presentation of business plans
Beyond the Profit is a program that involves providing entrepreneurship development and capacity building activities to at risk youth. This program is design to increase the economic productivity of youths in their community; and improving their livelihoods through sustainable income generating activities.
The youth will be afforded the opportunity to get real-time information through lectures and collaboration during site visits with local business owners and business experts.
The future entrepreneurs work together to launch businesses. They will brainstorm product ideas, manage a budget, prepare market research, design logos, build websites, create social media presence, market their product, visits and engage with established businesses owners, and enter the BOSS BOARD ROOM!!
The program is designed to take place over the course of 2 weeks or a semester.
Rebuilding Black Wall Street is a workshop that aims to educate students about the significance of Black Wall Street while encouraging students to make social change in their communities through economic empowerment and entrepreneurship.
Students participating in the workshop will compete to have their business be next business to be added to already existing Boss Black Wall Street. At the end of the workshop the students will be able to It communicates who they are, what they do, and how they can benefit or change the Boss Black Wall Street community.