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SCHEDULE
10/17/2018
Lesson 1/Week 1
4:30 - 7:30 PM

Boundless Connections
120 N. Union Street, Olean NY
Pizza Party/Class Kick off
Introductions
YEA! Survey
Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship
10/24/2018
Lesson 2/Week 2
4:30 - 7:30 PM

Field Trip 1
Cool Business Field Trip
10/28/2018
Lesson 3/Week 2 - Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Boundless Connections
120 N. Union Street, Olean NY
Idea Generation Power Rounds
Proof of Concept Intro
10/30/2018
Lesson 4/Week 3 - Tuesday
(due to Halloween)
4:30 - 7:30 PM

Boundless Connections
120 N. Union Street, Olean NY
Business Plan Intro
Business Plan Template
Business Plan Basics:  Executive Summary, Company Summary, and ProdService
Proof of Concept Due
Business Ideas/Business Researh
11/7/2018
Lesson 5/Week 4

4:30 - 7:30 PM
Field Trip 2
Food Franchise Field Trip
Creating Your Service Offering/Product Manufacturer
Business Plan Basics:       Management Summary
Present Business Names
11/14/2018
Lesson 6/Week 5

4:30 - 7:30 PM

Boundless Connections
125 N. Union Street, Olean NY
Business Plan Basics:
   Financials
Financing Strategies: Crowdfunding and More
Finalize Business Ideas/Business Groups
Business Research
11/21/2018
NO CLASS
Thanksgiving Break
11/28/2018
Lesson 7/Week 6

4:30 - 7:30 PM

Boundless Connections
120 N. Union Street, Olean NY
Marketing & Communications
Design Concepts
Market Research
Partnership Agreements
Intro to the Panel
Business Research
Deep Dive into Financials
Wholesale vs. Retail Pricing
Business Development Plan
Finalize Business Plan
12/5/2018
Lesson 8/Week 7

4:40 - 7:30 PM
6:00 - 7:30 PM - Computer Lab Time
Guest Speakers and Mentors

Boundless Connections
120 N. Union Street, Olean NY
Legal Services for Small  Business
Legal Structures
Accounting Principles
Carly's Candied Cupcakes
Instructor & Student Roleplay
Insurance & Risk
How To Leverage Your Mentor
Mentor Visit #1
Designer & Brochure Template
Mentor training Prior to this class
12/12/2018
Lesson 9/Week 8

4:30 - 7:30 PM
6:00 - 7:30 PM - Computer Lab Time
Guest Speakers and Mentors

Boundless Connections
120 N. Union Street, Olean NY
Meeting with Buyers
Sales & Services Training
Mentor Visit #2
Wrap-up with Your Mentor
Expense Form Permission Slips for Free based Website Creation Distributed Crossover Class for Instructor 1 & Instructor 2
12/26/2018
NO CLASS
Winter Break
1/16/2019
NO CLASS
Winter Break
1/9/2019
Lesson 10/Week 9

4:30 - 7:30 PM
6:00 - 7:30 PM - Computer Lab Time
Guest Speakers and Mentors

Boundless Connections
120 N. Union Street, Olean NY
E-Commerce
Web Concepts
Website Strategy Planning
Web Concept Worksheet
Mentor Visit #3
PowerPoint Development
Expense Form Permission Slips for Fee Based Website Creation Due
1/16/2019
Lesson 11/Week 10

4:30 - 7:30 PM
6:00 - 7:30 PM - Computer Lab Time
Guest Speakers and Mentors

Boundless Connections
120 N. Union Street, Olean NY
Speech Card Development
Mentor Visit #4
Graphic Designer Meeting
Finish Final Draft of Businees Plan
Plans to Business Plan Reviewers

Web Concept Worksheets Due
(user name and login created in advance)
CEO Roundtable Questions Due
1/23/2019
Lesson 12/Week 11

4:30 - 7:30 PM
6:00 - 7:30 PM - Computer Lab Time
Guest Speakers and Mentors

Boundless Connections
125 N. Union Street, Olean NY
Niche Marketing
Mentor Visit #5
Website Creation
Student Introductions & Business Descriptions sent to YEA! Corporate Preliminary Design Work Review
Plans back from reviewers prior to this class
Elevator Pitch & Contest
Phase 1 of Website
Drafts/Edits
Student Edits to Designers
Final Business Plans, PowerPoints, and Speech Cards Due
1/30/2019
Lesson 13/Week 12

4:30 - 7:30 PM
Lead Mentor

Boundless Connections
125 N. Union Street, Olean NY
Investor Panel Pratice
(recorded)





2/6/2019
Lesson 14/Week 13

Students Arrive: 4:30 PM
Event: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
EVENT
CEO Roundtable
2/13/2019
Lesson 15/Week 14

4:30 - 7:30 PM
Volunteers

Jamestown Community College
CUTCO Theater
Mock Investor Panel Presentation
2/20/2019
NO CLASS
Winter Break
2/27/2019
Lesson 16/Week 15

4:30 - 7:30 PM

Boundless Connections
120 N. Union Street, Olean NY
Phase 2 of Website
Drafts/edits
Final Design Pieces Due
Investor Panel Practice
(with feedback included from Mock Panel)
3/6/2019
Lesson 17/Week 16

4:30 - 7:30 PM

Boundless Connections
120 N. Union Street, Olean NY
Investor Panel Practice
Final Business Plans, PowerPoints, & Speech Cards sent to YEA!
Corporate
Crossover Class for Instructor 2 & Instructor 3
3/13/2019
Lesson 18/Week 17

4:30 - 7:30 PM
Field Trip 3
Personal Style & Presentation
Training - Extreme Makeover Field Trip
Marketing Materials
EIN Numbers: Introduction
(& Permission Form)
Websites "Go Live"
3/20/2019
Lesson 19/Week 18

Students Arrive: 4:30 PM
Meet & Greet: 5:30 PM
Event: 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Jamestown Community College
CUTCO Theater
Investor Panel Presentations
Saunder Winner Named- 48 hour deadline for Saunders Scholars Winner materials to be submitted to YEA! National 48 hour deadline for Saunders Scholars Winner and chaperone travel to be booked
Websites live & business cards, brochures done!
3/27/2019
Lesson 20/Week 19

4:30 - 7:30 PM
Field Trip 4
Guest Speaker
Notary
Advertising Campaigns & Publicity Field Trip
Investor Panel Recap
Record Keeping
Intro to Trade Show & Strategy Development
Business Name Registration
Paperwork Notarized
Government Resources
Guest Speaker
Sales Tax
Taxes
EIN Numbers: Filing
Press Release Intro
Running the Business
Review Strategy, Prepare for Trade Show
Local Saunders Scholars
Winner media alert to be sent out
Saunders event Livestream information communicated & promoted (text-to-vote People's Choice Award)
4/3/2019
NO CLASS
Spring Break
4/10/2019
Lesson 21/Week 20

4:30 - 7:30 PM
Guest Speaker
Field Trip #5
Designations & Awards
Business of Fun/Sports
4/17/2019
Lesson 22/Week 21

4:30 - 7:30 PM
Guest Speaker

Boundless Connections
120 N. Union Street, Olean NY
Networking
Banking
Press Release Review
Program Manager to Send Press Releases to Media Panel
4/24/2019
Lesson 23/Week 22

4:30 - 7:30 PM
6:00 - 7:30 PM Computer Lab Time
Guest Speaker
Media Panel

Boundless Connections
120 N. Union Street, Olean NY
Social Entrepreneurship
Continuity Plans/Exit Strategies
Media Meet & Greet Event
Investor Reports
Evalutions/Surveys
Letters to Future YEA! Students
Year in Review
4/29/2019
Lesson 24/Week 23

Student Arrival: 4:30 PM
Event: 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Monday (due to Saunders travel) event Week 23
Graduation Celebration
5/3/2019
Week 24
NO CLASS

Regional Winners
Saunders Scholars National Competition Week
Competition: Friday, May 3
Week 25 Placeholder for make-up class due to weather