Leaders of Tomorrow

LOT 2015-2016  Meeting Dates.

NATIONAL ENTREPRENUER CENTER

3201 E. COLONIAL AVE; ORLANDO, FL

Contact us today to sign your student up!  This program meets once a month on Sunday afternoons at the National Entrepreneur Center from 2-5 PM.

Chairperson:  Eric Summers

 

 

 

 

ABOUT LOT:

The LOT program targets high school students who demonstrate promise, drive and ambition across a broad spectrum. We have developed a curriculum focused on leadership and business that combines lectures, class assignments and “hands on” activities allowing students to apply learning objectives designed to guide them toward lifelong success. The LOT program also includes such benefits as business education from and direct exposure to some of Central Florida’s leading professionals, entrepreneurs and educators.

 

MISSION:

To expand the cadre of African-American students who enter college. Through bi-monthly workshops, the program seeks to provide select students with the tools necessary to be successful in their collegiate endeavors and teaches basic business acumen to prepare them for the workforce.

 

HOW THIS IS ACHIEVED:

– Year-round workshops delivering a relevant and engaging business curriculum

– Networking opportunities with thousands of minority business professionals

– Opportunity to compete at the National Case Competition

– College and company site visits

– On-site mentoring with some of Central Florida’s local professionals

– Scholarship opportunities both nationally and locally

– Impactful community service projects

 

VALUE FOR OUR STUDENTS:

The LOT program focuses on the following elements:

Leadership Skills – – Students will learn how to become effective leaders in their school and community by practicing proper business etiquette and developing professional communication skills.

College Preparation and Planning – – Students will begin preparing for their collegiate future through goal-setting, scholarship research, and college tours.

Business Case Competition – – Students will obtain a greater understanding of key business concepts, terminology, and analysis techniques through case study and competition.

Community Service – – Students will engage and serve the Central Florida community by giving of their time and talents.

 

OUR MENTORS:

The Central Florida Chapter’s LOT mentors possess a diverse set of educational and professional experiences. Whether an Entrepreneur, Executive in a Fortune 500 company, Director of a non-profit organization, or a Masters or PhD candidate in pursuit of higher education, each is a leader in his or her own right.

Our LOT mentors believe in the power of knowledge transfer and are committed to fostering growth of intellectual and financial capital within the Black community through business and education. In keeping with the mission of the Central Florida Chapter, our LOT mentors collaborate to design and deliver a hard-hitting leadership development curriculum for each calendar year for our future leaders.

 

CONNECT WHERE LEADERSHIP CONNECTS:

The Central Florida Chapter’s partnership with Rollins College exposes the leaders to an environment designed for advanced education and proven as Florida’s premier producer of outstanding global leaders. The educational technology and tools available at Rollins College assist in stimulating our leader’s desire for a college experience further.

 

CONTACT US:

For additional information, please contact a LOT Mentor at:

E-Mail: LOT@cflblackmba.org

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