YOUTH BUSINESS CAMEROON

 
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YOUTH BUSINESS CAMEROON (YBC)

About YBC
Youth Business Cameroon (YBC) is an initiative of young Cameroonians from different works of life who are concerned with the problem of youth unemployment and its related problems.

YBC Vision
To promote individual and collective initiatives that can contribute to the reduction of youth unemployment by promoting and supporting self employment

YBC Activities
1. Training of youths in leadership, entrepreneurship and citizenship.
2. Training of young entrepreneurs on management, accounting and ICT as it relates to entrepreneurship.
3. Provide information and communication in Business development and management.
4. Advocating for youth entrepreneurship

Opportunities at YBC
1. Self employment after training of participants
2. Mentoring of young entrepreneurs by experienced entrepreneurs (that will come from already established enterprises).
3. Networking with other entrepreneurs
4. Volunteering and participation
5. Employment
6. General capacity building trainings for both boys and girls of all educational levels

 
 

2009 GEW MAJOR HIGHLIGHTS IN CAMEROON

1. GEW 2009 Press Conference
Objective: Sensitize all national and international press to get them involved in the promotion of the GEW and its activities
Target: All newspapers, radios and audiovisuals
Dates: End of July, September-October and November (eve of event), 2009
Place: YBC headquarter and event site
Content: Press documents (GEW, YBC, and GERME), presentation of YBC activities and events, manuals and teaching aids.
Order: Reception, opening, signing of the Golden book, mini cocktail
Technical partners: LTM TV, Equinox TV, STV, journalists


2. Project: Entrepreneurship Holiday 2009

Objective: Make use of the 2009 holidays to offer trainings to many youths as possible who are passionate about self employment and who have business projects.
Target: Young students and unemployed graduates
Dates: August to September
Place: YBC headquarters and Maison des Jeunes, Bepanda.
Content: Self employment sensitization, selection of participants for training, trainings, award of certificates
Order: Registration (1500), coverage of all zones and quarters in the opening town of the project, search for sponsors, solemn closing ceremony with media coverage
Technical partners: GERME trainers, expert-consultants on business creation, banks and Micro Finance Banks partner NGOs


3. Gymnastic and Entrepreneurial Race
Objective: A sports activities day organized to demonstrate endurance and tenacity of entrepreneurs in their environment.
Target: Active entrepreneurs, general public, students and potential entrepreneurs (max: 1000 participants)
Date: 15 November 2009
Place: YBC headquarters at Grand Moulin
Content: Opening, sporting activities and solemn closing
Order: Registration, distribution of T-shirts to all participants, trajectory, police, water distribution points, gymnastics, taichi, recognition prizes to 5 participants
Technical partners: Referees (race, gymnastic, and taichi), Red Cross (safety) and doctors


4. 2009 Marathon Business Plan Competition
Objective: To give prizes to potential young entrepreneurs with the best plans with profitability and feasibility
Target: Youths (16-40 years)
Dates: 03 August – 30 October 2009
Places: Douala, Yaounde, Bafoussam, Buea, Dschang. Centralization: Douala
Content: Official launching, training workshop on business plan, experts and jury, prizes for the best projects, innovation and creativity
Order: Registration (2000), withdrawal of registration form, networking, training on business plan
Technical partners: NEF, CCIMA, GICAM, ICC, SYDUSTRICAM, MECAM, JCI, GERME trainers, experts and consultants on business creation.


5. Exhibition: Entrepreneurial Colours

Objective: Organize a plastic arts exhibition on the success story of Cameroonian entrepreneurs and prices given to the best works.
Target: micro entrepreneurs in plastic arts, CEOs, successful entrepreneurs
Dates: 16-22 November 2009
Place: GICAM hall, Maison des Jeunes, Bepanda
Content: Exhibition tables, profiles of entrepreneurs, presentations of distinguished cases
Order: Official opening, direct sales, Rendezvous, cocktail
Technical partners: Ministries, APEAJE CIG, DOUAL’ART, SABC, MTN, CHANAS, GICAM, CCIMA, JCI, ECOBANK


6. Self Employment and Entrepreneurship Open Forum

Objective: A sensitization day on entrepreneurship as a solution to unemployment in order to incite youths to have a change in attitude an embrace self employment
Target: Students and unemployed graduates
Dates: 17-20 November 2009
Place: Maison de Combattent Bonanjo
Content: Forum, corresponding workshop, testimonies of entrepreneurs, training aids on business creation
Order: Innovation Market Place exhibition, sequential intervention of experts and consultants on predetermined themes
Technical partners: BELLOMAR CIG, Cordas Caritas, JCI, NEF, ILO


7. Special Networking Night 2009

Objective: Create a network between potential young entrepreneurs and successful entrepreneurs and representatives of local businesses
Target: Potential and active entrepreneurs
Dates: 20 November 2009
Place: Hotel Akwa Palace
Content: Friendly exchanges, networking, business opportunities, entrepreneurial passion, relaxation and refreshment
Order: Solemn opening, presentations, case studies, video announcement of business partners
Technical partners: Mountain Communication, JCI


8. GEW 2009 Fair
Objective: Instill in young students and graduates the culture of entrepreneurship………
Target: Students, potential entrepreneurs, unemployed graduates and artists
Dates: 18 – 20 November 2009
Place: Salle des Fêtes Akwa
Content: Games, karaoke, tombola, humor, entrepreneurship quizz, animation, entrepreneurship sensitization
Order: Installation, varied presentation, partners’ spots
Technical partners: SABC, MTN, CY Entertainment, Regional delegation MINCULT, SOCAM, JPS Production


9. Entrepreneurship Excellence Night 2009

Objective: Offer a grand recreation night in order to celebrate entrepreneurial excellence in emerging young entrepreneurs and give prizes to the best business plans of the Marathon Business Plan Competition 2009
Target: Participants of the Marathon Business Plan Competition, business partners of GEW09, invited persons, resource persons and press
Date: 21 November
Place: To be determined
Content: Humor, fashion parade, artists, recognition, excellent prizes, publication of Business plan competition
Order: Solemn opening, meal, entertainment, parchment, testimonies
Technical partners: Marathon Business Plan Competition jury, caterers


10. GEW09 Magazine Program

Objective: Offer a platform for our supporters to publicize their major events in YBC Magazine
Target: Advertisers, sponsors of YBC, experts-consultants on business creation, students and unemployed graduates
Dates: November 2009
Place: YBC Headquarters
Content: Articles and themes treating self-employment, business creation, taxation, project financing, business management, announcement and publicity etc
Order: Prospection of advertisers, editing of articles, assembly and printing, free distribution to partners and participants
Technical partners: Syneptique, Jules SOH L`ìnforgraph, expert-consultants of business creation, partner NGOs, banks and micro finance banks

 


 

2009 MARATHON BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION

CIBLE

la cible est constituée de jeunes agés de 16 ans et plus, résidant au cameroun.

LIEU ET DATE

dépot de dossier au Siege de Youth Business Cameroon sis au quartier grand moulin, Deido, Douala - Cameroon avant le 30 Octobre 2009 .

LES PRIX

Chèques d'accompagnement,
Ordinateurs complets, clés USB, packs téléphoniques,
Stages en entreprise,
Formations en création d'entreprise,
Accompagnements par des expert en developpement d'entreprises,
Certificats de participation...

PARTENAIRES TECHNIQUES

CCIMA, JCI, FNE, CODAS CARITAS, UN MONDE AVENIR,AIESEC.

LE JURY

Le jury est assuré par des expert reconnus et de rigueur morale avérée.Dans le souci de proteger les informations transmises par les candidats, les membres du jury signent dans le cadre de cettte compétition une Charte de Confidentialite qui justifie leur responsabilité en cas de divulgation non autorisé d'information mises à leur disposition.

REGLEMENT

Etre jeune agé de 16 ans et plus,
Remplir une fiche de candidature disponible au siege de Youth Business Cameroon sis au quartier Grand-moulin, Deido à Douala
Remplir et signer une fiche d'engagement
Déposer son dossier(4 Plans d'affaire, fiche de candidature, fiche d'engagement) avant le 30 Octobre 2009 à 15 h au siege de l'ONG sis au quartier Grand-moulin, Deido à Douala .


 

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MAJOR INNOVATION

      

The major innovation this year at YBC is the “Couleur Entrepreneuriales”. The project shall involved plastic artists, business enterprises, CEOs and YBC.


20 artists are expected to exhibit 3 paintings each which shall promote entrepreneurship as well as showcase some Cameroonian companies.


During the GEW week, students from professional schools, CEOs and the general public shall visit the stands of these artists to be inspired.


This project shall showcase the visual representation of artists as well as bring to light the relationship between artists and enterprises with YBC serving as an intermediary.


 
PROGRAMME DU GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK 2009

PROGRAMME DES ACTIVITES

 

Dimanche 15 Novembre

HEURES

CONTENU

INTERVENANTS

LIEU

 

Marche sportive

L’endurance et la tenacité des entrepreneurs dans leur environnement

 

 

Jour 1 : Mardi 17 Novembre

7h

Mise en place des stands

 

 

11H

Début des expositions

 

 

15h – 18h

Ouverture Officielle :

- Mot de Bienvenue des organisateurs

- Allocutions

- Ouverture solennelle du Marathon Entrepreneurial

- Vernissage

Photos de famille

Cocktail

 

 

Jour 2 : Mercredi 18 Novembre

7h30 – 8h30

Ouverture des stands et expositions d’arts plastiques

 

 

8h30 – 10h30

Culture entrepreneuriales & Parcours entrepreneurial

Comme changement culturel, Philosophie, valeurs et recherche de l’excellence

GICAM

 

MAISON DES JEUNES DE BEPANDA

10h45 – 12h30

Plan d’affaire

-         Comme visibilité réelle d’un projet 

-         étude de faisabilité,

 planification financière, personnelle et productive

 

Mme NDZANA

FNE

12h30 – 13h30

PAUSE

 

 

13h30 – 18h

JEU D’ENTREPRISE GERME

-         Evaluation des compétences entrepreneuriales à travers une simulation d’entreprise

KERMESSE

 

Aurelie MAJO

FORMATEUR GERME

 

Jour 3 : Jeudi 19 Novembre

7h30 – 8h30

Ouverture des stands et expositions

 

 

8h30 – 9h00

Ouverture du forum : Synthèse de l’évaluation du jour 1

 

 

9h – 11h

Savoir faire le markéting de son affaire

-         A travers l’approche qualité-prix, la promotion et la distribution

Dr BOB Ngamoe

 

MAISON DES JEUNES DE BEPANDA

 

 

 

11h15 – 13h 00

Le Facteur Humain

-         Comme richesse première d’une entreprise : responsabilisation, valorisation et partage

 

 

STRATEGIES

13h – 14h

PAUSE

 

 

14h – 16h

Communication d’Entreprise

-         Sur le plan externe faire la

promotion de l’image de marque et des valeurs de l’Entreprise

-         Sur le plan interne renforcement du sentiment d’appartenance

 

 

GICAM

 

 

MAISON DES JEUNES DE BEPANDA

 

Les impôts

-         Rôle économique : financement des dépenses de l’Etat

-         Rôle social : contribution à la redistribution des richesses

 

18h

Fin des activités

 

 

Jour 4 Vendredi 20 Novembre

7h30 – 8h30

Ouverture des stands et expositions

 

 

8h30 – 9h00

Ouverture du forum : Synthèse de l’évaluation du jour 1

 

 

9h00 – 11h

Entreprise et Assurances

-         Gestion des risques

 

 

ACTIVA

 

MAISON DES JEUNES DE BEPANDA

11h30 – 13h30

Entreprise et Finances

-         Mise à disposition des moyens et instruments de paiement

 

ADVANS CAMEROUN

14h – 15h

Evaluation finale et clôture du Forum

 

 

 

16h00

Fin des expositions

 

 

20h

SOIREE D’EXCELLENCE

 

LEWAT HOTEL

  

 

 

 

 
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