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LEEO Youth Executive Symposium Provides Business Skills from Industry Executives

Thursday, October 15, 2015
 
WHO:
Students from Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) participating in the Linking Education and Employment Opportunities (LEEO) project

WHAT:
The LEEO Youth Executive Symposium provides students with information about leadership, business etiquette, networking and diversity in the workplace.  Students will also participate in a business etiquette luncheon and learn how to conduct themselves in a business setting. During “A Day in the Life of an Executive” panel, students will hear from industry leaders from major companies and organizations in South Florida such as Citrix, Motorola, Florida Power & Light, the Crockett Foundation, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance and the Small Business Development Center.   
 
WHEN:
Wednesday, October 21, 2015, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

WHERE:
Broward College Central Campus 
Building 17, Room 425
Davie, FL 33314
 
WHY:
The LEEO project connects economic development, economic and educational opportunities by bridging the gap between academia and industry through relevant, project-based learning.  LEEO leverages a working relationship with Broward College faculty, industry partners and BCPS teachers.  This symposium provides an opportunity for 80 students to learn real-world workplace skills and gain valuable advice.


 
MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.


 
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