BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP SOCAL
Engaging the Entrepreneurial Spirit
What Does Our Sector Do For California?
Working with The California Community Colleges system, together we invest funding and resources in industry sectors that are key to California’s economic growth. Entrepreneurs and business operators are critical to California’s economic development as contributors to innovation and new job growth. The Business & Entrepreneurship Sector collaborates with industry and education to improve and expand business and entrepreneurial curriculum. The end result is a job-ready workforce and entrepreneurial leaders to ensure California’s economic growth and global competitiveness.
Along with our partner Kolena Corporation, together we offer California Community College students access to our monthly speaker program and 130 Soft Skill Courses that provides entrepreneurs, students, and developing leaders a career advantage with access to courses focused on workforce readiness!
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Communicate your new skills with a validated Certificate from the California Community College System and Kolena Corporation. Share your careers credentials on Linkedin with potential employers, hiring managers, and investors.
We invite you to join us in our fifth virtual event of the series as Dr. Deborah V. Brazeal, PhD, CEO of Radical Strategies explores how the entrepreneurial mindset is a key to having an advantage in the workplace. Learn ways to energize your thinking process for career and personal growth.
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Ep 55: Solving Big Problems, Best Practices For a Mission-Driven Startup – with Joshua Wohle CEO Mindstone￼
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Ep 54: How Do You Save Time? Listen To Your Customers! – Shilpa Sharma, Co-Founder Flyte Podcast: Play in new window | Download How do
Ep 53: You Don’t Need to Be Venture-Backed to Build a Big Company – Rand Fishkin (Encore) Podcast: Play in new window | Download In
Ep 52: Fluent in Startups? Gavin Dove Will Get You Speaking Startup Journey Success, Fast! Podcast: Play in new window | Download Are you fluent in
The Orange County California Community Colleges Business and Entrepreneurship Socal Sector is dedicated to those interested in upskilling, reskilling, or refreshing their employability.
This community-based learning program is designed to address what has happened in 2020 and its long-term effects due to the devastating, widespread pandemic and–in moving forward–in elevating our awareness of and actions on equity, diversity, and inclusion, particularly in the context of the Call to Action by Chancellor Eloy Oakley, California Community College Office of the Chancellor (CCCCO). Besides, it’s just the right thing to do.
Preparing our community college students for the future of work is foundational for their success, for the business community at large, and to respond to an employment ecosystem that will not return to the old normal. Being creative, innovative, and emphasizing and providing the reality to gain these skills, is at the core of what we refer to as the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Quotient (EDIQ) process and student skills enhancement. The defining connection is between Employability and Entrepreneurship.