Entrepreneur Education Series: Part 1 July 12th

Posted June 18th, 2012 by YPN MIami with No Comments

Presented by: YPN Miami & FIU’s Global Entrepreneurship Center

YPN Miami & Florida International University’s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center teams up for the Entrepreneur Education Series where entrepreneurs, small business owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs can learn the do’s & don’ts from successful entrepreneurs.

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Using Social Media to Supercharge Your Business

Posted June 18th, 2012 by YPN MIami with No Comments

 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

 Social Media Workshop

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

 On June 28th, 2012, the Young Professionals Network (YPN) of Miami conducted a social media workshop for small business owners. Presented by C-Payne, author of the Millionaire Marketing Blog and CMO of GraphicDesignWars.com. The workshop was designed to give pragmatic, ready-to-use techniques to entrepreneurs and new businesses looking to implement a cost-effective marketing strategy. Exploring a wide range of topics such as how to conduct market research, generating leads instantaneously, and efficiently managing time, a myriad of information was presented to help attendees at all levels of social media adoption. Continue Reading

Credit & Wealth Management Event Highlights

Posted May 1st, 2012 by YPN MIami with No Comments

On Thursday, April 19th, 2012, YPN Miami’s Professional Development Committee and FIU Black Alumni hosted the Credit and Wealth Management Fair featuring Gerald Grant Jr., Director of Financial Planning at AXA Advisors.

The workshop covered various topics about creating financial wealth based on Mr. Grant’s latest book, Bold Moves to Creating Financial Wealth and discussed the following topics:

— Budgets and Financial Planning

Using an expense worksheet and/or budget spreadsheet. The lesson here depicts a daily audit of where and how your monies are spent on expenses, pleasures, savings, etc.

— Value of Creating Your Own Bank

This next lesson reveals that borrowing from yourself doesn’t cost anything.

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Professional Development Committee: Diversity & Inclusion Workshop Highlights

Posted April 14th, 2012 by YPN MIami with No Comments

On Saturday, March 17th, 2012, YPN’s Professional Development Committee hosted the Diversity & Inclusion Workshop, in conjunction with Converge & Associates Consulting. The workshop provided a balanced understanding of various behaviors and communication styles. Representing Converge & Associates Consulting, Barbara Cheives educated us on the importance of why diversity and inclusion programs are relevant in today’s global marketplace and also included training in cultural competency and race and ethnic relations.

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