Entrepreneurship Teacher Resources
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Taking Care of Business
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.
Entrepreneurship: merit badge
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.
Opening a Business
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.
Business and Industry Operations
Twelfth graders are put into business management teams. Each week one leader research one of the following topics: Management, Leadership, Teamwork, and Ethics in Business. They give presentations to the class on their topic of study.
Business and Industry Operations
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.
"Let's Make Some Money"
Students complete a project about economics, supply, and advertising. In this advertising lesson, students discuss how money is made, entrepreneurs, and advertising. They make their own business with toys to sell to Kindergartners.
Entrepreneurship: Will it Work?
Consider to possibility of starting a business as a way to examine the concept of entrepreneurship. Learners develop and analyze feasibility studies, marketing strategies, proposals, and local census data all needed when starting a small 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.
Business Lessons from the Basket Weaver
Young scholars 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.
Are You Ready to Start Your Own Business?
Learners discuss the motivation behind owning your own business. They plan a course of action to research the pros and cons of owning a business and then share their information with the rest of the class as a follow up activity.
Entrepreneurship: Is it for me?
Students get an introduction to entrepreneurship and business plans in the first lesson of this series. They attempt to determine what personal factors to consider in deciding if the time is right to become an entrepreneur.
Entrepreneurship: Creating A New Business/Business in A Box
High schoolers examine the steps involved in starting a new business. They conduct Internet research, listen to a guest speaker, prepare a ten-page Business Plan, and present their business idea in a role-play situation where they ask for financing for their business.
What is Entrepreneurship?
Eighth graders describe the entrepreneurial process and how it relates to the economy. They work together in small groups to answer questions and participate in small business groups. They use the internet to gather information as well.
Students explore teen entrepreneurs. In this teen entrepreneurship lesson, students examine teen entrepreneurs and answer questions about the real-word situations. Students role play and explore the basic characteristics of an entrepreneur.
Social Studies: Entrepreneurship
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.
All in Business
Learners investigate the costs and benefits of planning and starting a new business. They assign their own values to costs and benefits to determine if they should take the risk of starting a business.
The Business of Credit
Learners explore the concept of credit. In this credit lesson, students discuss the necessities to start-up a new business. Learners discuss cost of a new business, loans, and credit. Students create their own business and apply what they discussed.
Free Enterprise: Business Magazine Project
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.
Entrepreneurship: Creating Products and Systems That Meet the Needs of Your Clients
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.
What's Your Angle?
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.