YES 5 Day Business Plan Challenge in Person
YES Business Plan Challenge a 5-day free workshop teaching 6-12th grade kids how to take their ideas and turn them into business plans for cash and prizes. The youth receive culinary and barista training in person.
YES 5 Day Program Business Plan Challenge Virtual
YES teaches the foundation of entrepreneurship and marketing virtual via Zoom.
Business Plan Challenge
The YES National Business Plan Challenge will take the winning teams from around the country to the US Virgin Islands to compete for the national prize of $4,000. YES will also present awards to executives, communities leaders and celebrities who support youth entrepreneurship.
Rutgers University CUEED is an original sponsor of YES Business Plan Challenge and help us launch the program in Newark, NJ a few years ago. YES use the curriculum Professor Ruffin teaches his Rutgers students, except its condensed for time and lower grade students.
The New Jersey Devils embraced YES and the City of Newark in 2013 with its new ownership team. The alliance between YES and the NJ Devils has grown each year. YES is looking to increase our presence within the National Hockey League going forward.
Comerica Bank donates $100,000 to fund YES students businesses, providing An Economic Way Forward. Comerica also teach our youth banking and financial concepts for a great economic future. Comerica Bank sponsored the YES Dallas Business Plan Challenge since 2016.
The City of Baltimore is making a major investment in their youth by sponsoring several different youth programs including entrepreneurship to help them prosper for the betterment of Baltimore.
Coca-Cola Consolidated sponsors a few YES Business Plan Challenges. We have students tour their bottling facility to learn about business opportunities, jobs the facility have and how beverages are assembled..
West Side High School in Newark, NJ prides itself on being the business school in New Jersey's largest city. 105 freshman students were part of YES West Side Business Plan Chsllenge with great success and fanfare.