The Department of Trade and Industry – Aklan Provincial Office will launch the Aklan Youth Entrepreneurship Program (Aklan YEP) on June 14, 2022 at 8:30 in the morning via Zoom. The Aklan YEP is a localized version of the regional Youth Entrepreneurship Program: In-School Entrepreneurship Academy of DTI Region 6.
The activity aims to develop the entrepreneurial mindset of students by promoting entrepreneurship as a viable career option. Twenty-five (25) incoming 4th year college students from West Aklan taking up business courses will undergo five (5) mentoring and coaching sessions on Entrepreneurial Mindsetting and Business Idea Generation, Business Model Canvas, Marketing Management with Digital Application, Financial and Operational Management, and Accelerating Green Economic Development. The sessions will be held virtually from June 17 to July 1, 2022.
For this year, Aklan YEP will be implemented in District 2. Participating institutions are Aklan Catholic College, Aklan State University Banga and Ibajay Campuses, Garcia College of Technology, and Northwestern Visayas Colleges, Inc.
Invited guests for the launching program are DTI – 06 Regional Director Rebecca M. Rascon, Aklan Governor Florencio T. Miraflores, and Congressman Teodorico T. Haresco Jr.
The Aklan YEP is organized by the Department of Trade and Industry – Aklan through the Negosyo Center Aklan.