Black Economic Empowerment
This course aims to give you the knowledge, confidence and tools needed to accomplish your goals of achieving economic empowerment and business development through entrepreneurship. There has never been a better time to take control of your economic situation. The economic recession means that there are a lot of problems in the world. The art of business is solving people’s problems and meeting your customers needs. Hence, there has never been a better time to start to address your economic situation and plan to run your own business.
What stopping you?
Is it time to make a change in your life and your family’s life?
When it comes to your personal finances, how much do you know?
Furthermore, with the vast number of technologies and free resources available that we have at our disposal, it has never been easier to change your economic situation by making your money work for you or starting your own business.
This is an introductory course and does not assume any previous study or reading. Handouts of each lesson and a reading list will be provided. The course will be taught through illustrated lectures and discussion.This course aims to give you the knowledge, confidence and tools needed to accomplish your goals of achieving economic empowerment and business development through entrepreneurship.
Class One: What is keeping us in economic hardship
Class Two: The George Subira Model for Economic Empowerment
Class Three: Starting Your Own Business and The Importance of Marketing
Class Four: Rich Dad’s Lessons for Economic Empowerment
Class Five: A Long Term Action Plan for Financial Freedom
There will be opportunities to play the Cashflow 101 game, a great for learning basic financial strategies and accounting principles. All of the classes are highly visual two hour PowerPoint presentations with practical exercises.
To be confirmed
Here are some comments from evaluations forms completed by past students:
“The course delegates interacted well and generated discussion. Charmaine is very approachable, open and helpful. Good to have theory and real life experiences to back up course content and references to refer to.”
“Inspiring and provided focus. The environment was very welcoming and attendees were free to express their ideas and opinions and ask questions. I recommend this course and would be interested in any further advance courses by Black History Studies.”
“Lots learnt that can be put into practise. I feel ready and equipped to plan my own business.”
“A good overview of what the Afrikan community can achieve and what I can do to increase my financial literacy.”
“The course was excellent, it gave me indepth, practical and very useful knowledge about economic empowerment and how it will benefit me and others.”
“The Cashflow 101 game has helped me to realise that the rat race as a concept, can be escaped from, by working towards a preplanned dream with careful planning.”
Places on these courses are limited.
Places are available on a strictly first come, first served basis and we anticipate that there will be a lot of demand for this course.
If you would like to attend this course, please contact us for an enrolment form.
“Billions of dollars have been lost to the Negro race within the last fifty years through disloyalty on the part of successful Negroes, who have preferred to give away their fortunes to members of other races, than to bequeath them to worthy institutions and movements of their own to help their own people.” – Marcus Garvey
“We need to learn more economics and take back our communities and oh yeah let the circulation begin…” – Duane Brown
“Too many of us see education as essentially a preparation for jobs, as a preparation for moving up in social status, and as a means of securing a better lifestyle. And certainly, these are some of its major functions. However, I do not see them as the primary functions of education… I think it is vital that we underst…and that the major function of education is to help secure the survival of a people.”- Amos Wilson
“A race that is solely dependent upon another for its economic existence sooner or later dies. As we have in the past been living upon the mercies shown us by others, and by the chances obtainable, and have suffered therefrom, so will we in the future suffer if an effort is not made now to adjust our own affairs.”- Marcus Mosiah Garvey
“You cannot give 96% of your income away and blame 100% of your problems on someone else.” – Dr. Kunjufu
“Every student of Political Science, every student of Economics knows, that the race can only be saved through a solid industrial foundation. That the race can only be saved through political independence. Take away industry from a race; take away political freedom from a race, and you have a group of slaves.” – Marcus Mosiah Garvey
“If you are in debt, part of you belongs to your creditors. To whom u give your money, you give your power.” – W.E.B DuBois
“We need parents to encourage their children to own a “good business” versus finding a “good job””- Dr Jawanza Kunjufu
“As long as we are working a JOB for a business that isn’t ours, our future will be in the hands of somebody else” – Honorable Elijah Muhammad
“A nation of consumers will never be free and powerful” – Dr. Amos Wilson
“Negroes think power is in voting, power is not in voting, power is in money, having control of the major minerals and resources” – Dr Amos Wilson