Company Advisors

Young Entrepreneurs Business Week relies on established business leaders to help build the next generation... At YEBW, guide high school students through hands-on curriculum and competitionsdesigned to build business competency and confidence.

Company Advisors coach students at YEBW for one whole week at one of the following campuses:

University of Portland: July 8-14, 2018
University of Oregon: July 22-28, 2018
Oregon State University: Aug. 5-11, 2018

 

WHY YEBW?

- Become a better leader and stronger communicator.
- Enhance coaching and teambuilding abilities.
- Improve project management and problem solving skills.
- Rise to the challenge and business competition.
- Participate in inspiring business seminars from local entrepreneurs and executives.
- Form connections with other business and community leaders.


“We are guiding high school students into the business world by introducing them to new mentors and concepts that can help them achieve success in the future … Being a CA was a ton of fun. The amount of growth that I saw from the kids was remarkable. Also, meeting other business professionals was a great experience.”
— Evan Amano, Campbell Global

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curriculum

At YEBW, help your team of 8-to-10 students conquer business objectives, while developing teamwork and leadership skills. Guide and mentor teams through the week's activities, as students prepare for professional presentations, job interviews and more.

Sunday: Welcome to YEBW, Business Vision, Leadership, Teambuilding
Monday: Intro to BizSim, Business Development, Product Ideation
Tuesday: Product Pitching, Business Plan, Innovation, Teamwork, Community
Wednesday: Professional Development, Job Interviews, Networking, Etiquette
Thursday: Presentation Practice, Storytelling, Marketing, Selling
Friday & Saturday: Presentations, Tradeshows and Awards

 
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credentials

The Company Advisor role is ideal for business leaders who want to mentor and motivate young people to grow personally and professionally.

Advisors are typically mid-level or senior-level managers, small business owners and independent agents from various industries and career fields... Experience in management, operations, finance, marketing, human resources or project management is helpful, but not required.

 
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commitment

One week with YEBW will change your life... With our 7-day program and 1-day training, being an Advisor is an 8-day commitment. Advisors experience YEBW for one full week, from Saturday to Saturday. 

University of Portland: July 7-14, 2018
University of Oregon: July 21-28, 2018
Oregon State University: Aug. 4-11, 2018

Stay in campus dorms at the university of your choice; room and board is covered by YEBW. Training includes an introduction to the experience and curriculum.


“I enjoyed mentoring the kids, and being able to watch them evolve not only individually, but as a team … I also loved working with other CAs, who are really driven by a greater purpose in mentoring youth … It is one of the most rewarding and valuable experiences I have had. Being around the kids at this camp gave me hope for future generations.”
— Meagan English, Meagan English Consulting

Learn more

Serving as a YEBW Advisor is a rewarding, one-of-a-kind professional development opportunity... To ensure students have a positive experience, YEBW is selective; candidates must apply, interview and consent to a background check before their program week.

Please contact Kyle Kavas to learn more about the Company Advisor opportunity.

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