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The Boy Scouts of America need to know their stuff to get an entrepreneurship merit badge. Test your class or use some of the questions from this eight page packet. They'll fill out short answer questions about entrepreneurship in order to get a merit badge, or to show what they know.
Young adults consider the application of technology and communication in the business and management career cluster. They research careers in the cluster and discuss what skills are required to be successful. They use their findings to create a poster on business careers.
An algebraic expression is a combination of number(s), variable(s), and one or more operations. Use these real-world scenarios to introduce writing verbal phrases as algebraic expressions. Small groups of learners are opening up a business and must figure out how to manage their money in one of three scenarios: 1) Creative Cupcakes 'N More 2) Books, Movies, and Games Galore 3) Sporting Goods Fanatics. They need to come up with a plan and be able to support their plan.
Twelfth graders discuss various operations that occur in businesses and industries. In groups, they compare and contrast leadership styles and the different forms of business ownership. They develop their own business plan and create an advertisement to start their business.
Give your class a copy of USA TOday to read through and find articles about companies that offer goods or services. They create a graphic organizer and list the business, product, want or need fulfilled of the companies found in the USA Today. Then, they explore entrepreneurship by creating their own business that meets the needs of their community.
Creativity, cooperative learning, and economics combine in this "Business Magazine" group project. Designed as a class finale, this project designates specific job descriptions to each pupil. Groups use modern business magazines as examples. Guidelines are fairly loose, yet convey high expectations. Most work is done outside of the classroom, however 2-3 days of class-time library research is suggested. Technology is adjustable, but advanced graphic design tools would be useful.
Pupils explore the basket weaving business and entrepreneurship in action. They discuss the basket weaving business and identify business concepts that apply to the creation and sell of baskets. Students identify factors that regulate the introduction of a new seller to the basket weaving market and they prepare a draft for a business plan.
There is no better way to learn about a subject than with a hands on project. Middle schoolers design and create a product that meets the needs of fictitious clients. They view a PowerPoint, consider how the Western marketing style is received globally, and then design and create a marketable product. The lesson is well-developed and includes vocabulary, materials list, and objectives.
Students examine the history or successful entrepreneurial ventures such as Federal Express. In groups, they research various entrepreneurs and uncover their common characteristics. Then, students apply these themes to create their own companies and write business plans for them.
Pretending they are business partners, learners answer questions about marketing to increase their non-price competitive edge. They consider using advertising to shape consumer behaviors and increase sales for their product. They come up with a jingle or slogan, a visual ad, and a radio spot to sell, sell, sell. A neat activity.