YEA Class #7
Health & Wellness
The 2011-2012 Young Entrepreneurs Academy wrapped up with its final class on June 9th. The topic of the class was Health & Wellness. Victoria Henderson, Cultural Awareness Center Coordinator at Sacramento City College focused on the Mind, Body, and Spirit during the first part of the class. Mai Linh Tompkins, Program Administrator, at the Health Education Council spoke to the class during the second half about healthy eating habits and exercising in the workplace.
The sixth class for the 2012 Young Entrepreneurs Academy took place on May 12, 2012. Class Facilitator Claire Scott was at the helm discussing Insurance: Protecting What You Have, Your Career: Doing What Matters Most and Business Plans. Ms. Scott had the group read aloud information regarding auto insurance and also touched on health, property, life, disability and liability insurance.
The fifth class of the 2011-2012 Class of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy took place on April 14th. Rachel Zillner, Community Banking Manager with SAFE Credit Union spoke to the class about Good Debt/Bad Debt: Using Credit Wisely and Keeping Your Money Safe and Secure with Checking and Saving Accounts.
YEA Class #4
The fourth class of the 2011-2012 Young Entrepreneurs Academy took place on March 10th. For this class we took the students out of their familiar surroundings, that being the office of the Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce and out into the community on two field trips. The morning was spent at the Nehemiah Corporation of America offices and the Township Nine worksite with Assistant Vice President, Darrell Teat speaking about who they are and what they do. The afternoon was spent at a local McDonald's owned by chamber member Percy Johnson who spoke to the class about franchising and his experience as a franchisee.
YEA Class #3
Developing Your Brand
The third class for the 2011-2012 Young Entrepreneurs Academy took place on February 11th. Brian Bedford, a Business Professor at Sacramento City College discussed Investing during the first half and Developing Your Brand during the second half of the class.
Mr. Bedford started off the class explaining what investing is and why people invest. Examples included to create wealth, provide retirement income, and to save for a particular purpose. He went on to stress the point that it takes money to make money. The class continued with Mr. Bedford discussing stocks, bonds, and mutual funds as well as risk, investment selection, investment management, risk on return and tips for setting goals. The students worked as a group to complete a Total Return worksheet.