Youth Skills Development

_DSC0338 _DSC0466 _DSC0672

The training provided to the youth entrepreneurs includes (but is not limited to):

Life Skills

  • Self Management Skills – Using the SHAPE Model
    S – Special Gifts/Talents
    H – Heart – What is your passion?
    A – Abilities – What are you good at?
    P – Personality – Getting to know yourself (Tested)
    E – Experiences – Using past Experiences (Good or Bad) for my advantage
  • Character Development – Making Good Choices
    Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, Good Citizenship
  • Getting & Implementing a MAP (My Action Plan) 4 LIFE
    Getting Vision – Writing a Personal Mission Statement
    Setting Worthy Goals
    Where am now in relation to those goals?
    What are my Options?
    Finding Mentors who can assist
    Making it happen!
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Creating good habits based on good values!

Business Skills

  • Introduction to Starting a Business
  • Entrepreneurship Success Stories – Why some made and others failed?
  • Basic Computer Skills – Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet & E-mail
  • Marketing – Strategy, How, When, Where, & tools available
  • “’BEST” Game – Business Simulator Board Game
  • Financial Management – income statements, balance sheets, budgeting, cash flow, Tax, interest, planning, saving & investing
  • Management – styles, responsibilities, roles, effectiveness & productivity
  • How Successful Entrepreneurs Think – Getting in the right frame of mind
  • Researching the viability of a business idea
  • Legal aspects of running a business – registration, Tax, VAT
  • Management functions and activities involved in running a business
  • Costing and Pricing, including the relationships between costs, revenue and profits
  • Understanding Demand & Supply – over & under…and how it influences the market
  • Business Administration
  • Micro MBA Course – Students successfully completing the Entrepreneurship Development Programme and practical experience will receive a Micro MBA from an accredited vocational training provider.