This course will help you create and innovate your very own Sole Proprietorship! You business idea will evolve as you complete each component of the Business Plan, with the goal of having the "bank" approve your request for a small business loan to get this business started!
Students will be responsible for defining entrepreneurial terms each day in an Excel spreadsheet, titled "Terms". These terms will be included in each of the unit tests. Terms will be posted on the board and students will define these terms as their first task daily.
Question of the Week -Every Monday students will write a paragraph to answer the 'question of the week'. This will be typed in a document. Classmates will reflect on one another's answers throughout the week to stimulate discussion and inspire one another. Every Friday, students will print out their discussion document and submit it to me for a grade.
Week 1: What does it mean to YOU to be an entrepreneur?
Week 2: What are the biggest challenges facing a small business owner in Havertown?
Week 3: Do you need industry-specific experience in order to start a small business in a certain industry?
Week 4: What business or entrepreneur do you admire the most and why?
Week 5: How can Facebook and Twitter help a small business?
Week 6: Should a business owner monitor their employees' email and internet usage?
Week 7: How are you going to adapt to the changing economic climate and what is the key to business success in the 21st century?