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Napa Valley College Youth Entrepreneur Program: Growing the Next Generation of Business Leaders

Napa Valley College is a model for community colleges in California as it relates to articulation agreements with local high schools and integrating Career & Technical Education (CTE) with local colleges such that students can easily transfer to college .

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Napa Valley College Youth Entrepreneur Program: Growing the Next Generation of Business Leaders

  1. 1. Growing the Next Generation of Business Leaders Napa Valley Youth Entrepreneur Program
  2. 2. Presenters Julie Hall, MBA, PhD ~Program Coordinator & Professor of Business Administration at Napa Valley College ~NVC Faculty Entrepreneurial Liaison ~CCCOE Entrepreneurial Champion Tammie Holloway ~Director, Napa County Regional Occupational Program (ROP)/Career Technical Education at Napa County Office of Education ~ Coastal Region Coordinator- CAROCP 2
  3. 3. “Take Aways” Participants Will:  Integrating entrepreneurship into Career & Technical Education (CTE )Pathways  Know why entrepreneurship training is relevant  Know how to expose high school and college students to entrepreneurship  Know how to reach young entrepreneurs  Understand methods to grow your entrepreneurs  Understand K-12-14 partnerships benefit local students • . 3
  4. 4. 1The Facts Generation Y and Z: "People are realizing they don't have to go to work in suits and ties and don't have to talk about budgets every day," says Ben Kaufman, 20, founder of a company that makes iPod accessories. "They can have a job they like. They can create a job for themselves." Source: Careers Today http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/educate/college/ca reers/Car_foc/12-7-06.htm http://pewsocialtrends.org/files/2010/10/Jobs.pdf
  5. 5. 1The Facts  35% of high school students take an entrepreneurial or business course  44% of students think it’s important to teach entrepreneurship in schools  7 out of 10 students want to start their own business  6 in 10 females, 7 in 10 Hispanic, and 8 in 10 African- American high school students are interested in starting a business Source: “K-14 Entrepreneurship Education Market Analysis,” The Kauffman Center http://www.unm.edu/~asalazar/Kauffman/Entrep_research/K-14_Scan.pdf
  6. 6. 6 en·tre·pre·neur a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, esp. a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk.
  7. 7. What’s your Entrepreneurial EQ?  Are you a self starter?  Can you lead others?  Do you relate to people?  Can you take responsibility?  Can you make decisions?  Can you stick with it- follow through?  How good an organizer are you?  How good a worker are you?  Do you lead and motivate others?  Do people trust you?  How good is your health?  Are you a risk taker?** 7 Rate yourself on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 low- 5 high) Add up all the points…and figure out your EQ Level
  8. 8. Your EQ - Be honest! 8 • 51-60 You have entrepreneurial passion and leadership! • 41-50 You bring innovation and drive to any business and organization “intrepreneur” • 31-40 Not bad- but remember “we don’t plan to fail, we fail to plan.” • 21- 30 Get a partner that has a high “EQ.” • 11-20 Seriously re-consider starting a business. • 1-10 Don’t quit your day job!!
  9. 9. • Napa Valley College YEP • Career Pathways SB70 funds from 2008- present • Strong community partnerships with K12 and business community • Defining Entrepreneurism as a chosen career pathway • 2008 through 2012 impacts: – Served (inspired)over 1000 youth – Provided over 1300 hours of training to students ages 14- 27 – Served 9 high schools – 54 businesses started – Over 500 business plans developed – Developed entrepreneurial certificate 11
  10. 10. NVC Business Plan Competition 2012 • High School and College Division • Cash prizes provided by community banks, chambers • In 2012, 82 business plans submitted for the competition 12
  11. 11. Business Plan Competitions 2012 High School Finalists
  12. 12. Business Plan Competitions Business Advisors Present and Mentor We Connect with the Business Community Instructors Work Closely with Students
  13. 13. Business Plan Competitions
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  15. 15. Student Operated Businesses- Sweetarte ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Small Business Ownership The former Retailing class became part of the Entrepreneurship program in the 2011 -2012 school year! The Dragon's Lair - Student Store is the lab for the Entrepreneurship class. Students will explore owing and operating a business. Then have fun applying what they learn in class while working at the Student Store. Opportunities available to students include: developing valuable job skills; being part of team; and hands-on learning! ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Small Business Ownership The former Retailing class became part of the Entrepreneurship program in the 2011 -2012 school year! The Dragon's Lair - Student Store is the lab for the Entrepreneurship class. Students will explore owing and operating a business. Then have fun applying what they learn in class while working at the Student Store. Opportunities available to students include: developing valuable job skills; being part of team; and hands-on learning! Crystal Herrick 1st Place in YEP 2011 Competition Sells Wholesale Gluten-Free Baked Goods in Sonoma.
  16. 16. Student Operated Businesses- Trilogy ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Small Business Ownership Vintage High (Napa) CULINARY ARTS/HOSPITALITY CLASS provides students with a healthy option for lunch and trains them how to operate a small “green” business. They operate a food stand and use profits to create further learning opportunities. VINTAGE HIGH http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTNgZG79PF0 Julie Hall & Kaylee Cocke
  17. 17. Kaylee won 4th Place in 2011 YEP Competition and opened her Hair, Barber & Makeup Salon, Trilogy, in Napa in 2012. 19
  18. 18. Transferable skills o Planning o Math o Research o Communications o Public Speaking o Teambuilding Applicable work skills o Understanding of Economy/Community o Work with Business Owners o Customer Service Benefits for Entrepreneurship Training
  19. 19. Articulation in Napa County and beyond . . . beyond  Napa Valley College and Napa County High Schools  Developed a database of articulation templates  Provided an opportunity for faculty at the high schools and college to meet.  Created outreach strategies to inform and encourage participation of students, parents and school/college personnel.
  20. 20. 22 Napa Valley College Business Boot Camp for Youth June, 2008-2013 130 high school and college students Co-sponsored by ROP and NVC
  21. 21. Napa Valley College Business Boot Camp 23 "This is a great program - I thought it was going to be like going back to high school but it's actually fun!" Josh Holmes 2008 YEP "Boot Camp"
  22. 22. Christian Martinez- Diverse Minds Custom “Statement” Clothing From 2013 Boot Camp to 2013 YEP Contender! 24
  23. 23. Napa Valley College Business Boot Camp YouTube Video http://www.nvcyep.org/boot-camp.html 25
  24. 24. California’s CTE Industry Sectors 1. Agriculture and Natural Resources 2. Arts, Media and Entertainment 3. Building and Construction Trades 4. Education, Child Development and Family Services 5. Energy, Environment and Utilities 6. Engineering and Architecture 7. Fashion and Interior Design 8. Business and Finance 9. Health Science and Medical Technology 10. Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation 11. Information and Communication Technologies 12. Manufacturing and Product Development 13. Marketing, Sales and Service 14. Public Services 15. Transportation 26
  25. 25. Entrepreneurship CTE Standard • 2012 California CTE Model Curriculum Standards mandates that all industry sectors include this standard: • “ . . . demonstrate entrepreneurship skills of self-reliance, resourcefulness and knowledge of self- employment options and innovative ventures” 27
  26. 26. Entrepreneurship Resources Resources for Young Entrepreneurs • www.mindyourownbiz.org • http://napayep.org • www.emtreprenur.com/tsu • www.colelge-startup.com • http://titan.ja.org • www.businessownersideaca fe.com • www.youngentrepreneur.co m Resources for Entrepreneur Instructors • http://www.entre.ed.org • www.21stcentryskills.org • www.sba.gov • www.kaufman.org • http://www.yeaworks.org/ • http://nvcyep.org 28
  27. 27. Entrepreneurship Resources (Continued) Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education www.entre-ed.org USA TODAY Education Entrepreneurship resources: www.usatoday.com/educate/entrepreneur.htm The National Council on Economic Education http://www.galleryofentrepreneurs.com/ Global Entrepreneurship Week www.unleashingideas.org Small Business Entrepreneurs www.smallbusinessentrepreneurs.co.uk MicroMentor http://www.micromentor.org/ 65 Indispensable Websites for Business Owners Entrepreneurship Magazine
  28. 28. 30 Julie Hall ~Program Coordinator & Professor of Business Administration at Napa Valley College ~NVC Faculty Entrepreneurial Liaison ~CCCOE Entrepreneurial Champion jhall@napavalley.edu Tammie Holloway ~Director, Napa County Regional Occupational Program (ROP)/Career Technical Education at Napa County Office of Education tholloway@ncoe.k12.ca.us
  29. 29. Q&A 31

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