WIU School of Enterprise and Expertise Companions With McDonough County
October 19, 2022
MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – The Western Illinois University College of Business and Technology is partnering with the McDonough County Creating Entrepreneurial Alternatives (CEO) program to convey Midland Institute Program Developer Ryan Follis to campus Tuesday, Oct. 25.
“McDonough County CEO and WIU have a robust relationship,” mentioned WIU Teacher of Enterprise Communication and McDonough County CEO Board Member Michelle Howe. “Many WIU school and employees members function presenters, mentors and board members for the CEO program. We’re thrilled to host these college students and present them Leatherneck hospitality.”
Along with the McDonough County CEO group, there shall be college students from Hancock County CEO and Brown/Schuyler CEO attending. Fifty highschool college students from the world shall be on campus for this occasion.
“CEO is the usual for entrepreneurial training. College students meet in host companies, by no means in a classroom,” mentioned Follis. “The CEO expertise contains over 40 audio system and 40 enterprise visits and the expertise of their first skilled mentoring relationship.”
The CEO program is a year-long course for highschool college students that teaches them entrepreneurial ideas, companions them with space companies and gives a possibility to begin their very own companies.
“College students additionally lead the event and implementation of a shared enterprise and their very own private companies, which launch on the annual commerce present. CEO college students are frequently wanted by universities and employers who take discover of their skilled improvement as learners, homeowners, creators, communicators and connectors,” mentioned Follis.