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YOUTH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

LEARN BY DOING.

Gain hands-on experience through activities promoting the interests of the local business community and social responsibility.

How Does the GYCC Benefit the Community?

  • Members learn how businesses can impact communities through social responsibility efforts
  • Youth become stronger leaders while learning and interacting with mentors

 

 

How Does the GYCC Impact Youth?

  • Youth appreciate the value socially-driven entrepreneurship creates in their lives and in the community
  • Youth learn how building positive relationships and networking helps them to succeed in life
  • Youth learn and appreciate the linkages between community, education and enterprise
 

The GYCC Members are responsible for:

  • Attending Monthly GYCC meeting and activities held from September to May
  • Playing an active role in committees or special projects designed by the members
  • Upholding the GYCC's mission
 
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"Learn by doing. Theory is nice,
but nothing replaces actual experience."

- Tony Hsieh, Co-Founder, Zappos

SKILLS TO BE LEARNED

By the end of this experience, students will learn how to:

Trade fair

Work in teams and develop

people skills 

Create a business plan

Overcome challenges 

through action

Compete for funding
Learn how to code

Public-speaking

Sell yourself and

what you do

TUITION //

September 2014 - May 2015

Miami

$100

 

*Team meets at least one day (usually Saturdays) a month for workshops and activities with others as driven as you.

FAQs

What comes with the application fee?

  • Access to Youth Chamber of Commerce meetings for the year
  • Interaction with mentors and follow-up
  • Emerging young entrepreneurs in the making
  • Your future friends

Why is this program relevant today?

It is very important to be able to learn about things, but there are things that cannot be taught in a classroom. Sometimes you have to go out and learn by experience. Learn by doing.

Who will I be sitting next to in this program?

  • People as passionate as you about making things happen
  • Driven young people