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Belleville CEO Class Investor $1000

The CEO Program teaches Creativity.Leadership.Encouragement

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    The CEO class meets 7:30 - 9:00 am Monday - Friday and is a year-long high school course.  Students can elect to receive four college dual credits through Southwestern Illinois College;  three credit hours as a MGMT 201 – Entrepreneur Basics and one credit in MGMT 203 – Business Plan course. 


    A key part of the success enjoyed by the class is rooted in a Facilitator who challenges each individual student and can manage constant change in the classroom.


    Funding comes from Business Partners, the Community Foundation and student projects. Download Pledge Card


    The student selection process is a defined process. Students must submit a written request for admission, letters of recommendation and complete an entrepreneurial profile.

    The Classroom

    The class meets in local businesses and changes locations throughout the year. This helps the students from multiple school districts establish a common identity based on their CEO experience and a greater appreciation for our areas professional work environments.


    CEO mentors help students immerse themselves in real lifelearning experiences with the opportunity to take risks, manage the results, and learn from the outcomes.

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