& Leadership Training
Over the past fifteen years GBDCEI, a nonprofit 501 c (3) organization has offered business and entrepreneurial programing from a traditional bricks and mortar office. In June of 2019 GBDCEI launched a Mobile Entrepreneurship & Leadership Training Program (M.E.L.T. Bus) that expands the reach of the organization and its strategic alliance partners in Florida.
The M.E.L.T. Bus aims to address the state’s need for qualified and skilled talent. M.E.L.T. is a program that rapidly places, educates and develop individuals; looking to start or grow a business. The programs conducted on board are designed to target factors that contribute to high school dropout rate, unemployment and socio-economic conditions of the communities in which participants reside.
M.E.L.T. is a program that rapidly places, educates and trains individuals who are looking to start or grow a business and is aimed at reducing the high school dropout rate, reduce unemployment and improve the socio-economic conditions of the communities in which participants reside.
The M.E.L.T. Bus programs are designed to break down the barriers that make access to personal and professional development resources difficult.Programs offered include edu-play games aimed at developing life skills, audio and video equipment, resume writing and job search assistance, business workshops and technical assistance, youth life skills programs, financial literacy assistance, homework assistance, leadership mentoring, college preparation and a cloud account.