The students, in groups of four, establish a profitable business in the community. They complete research and conduct presentations.
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A Perfect Fit: Finding the Right Career for You
Class members explore possible career paths and consider their own passions and interests by researching job openings, career descriptions, and skills, as well as reading the success stories of experienced entrepreneurs.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
I'm in Business, Now What Do I Charge?
Students determine what price must be charged in order for an entrepreneur to breakeven and to make a profit. They calculate the breakeven price, identify opportunity costs, and write a paragraph explaining what costs should be used for...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
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...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
How Can Entrepreneurs Control Costs?
Students calculate fixed and variable costs. In this costs lesson, students read a case study about an entrepreneur and her business costs. Individuals complete the provided worksheets to find costs and make related business decisions....
9th - 10th Social Studies & History