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Entrepreneurship Course Info

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CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

ACTIVITY COURSE CODE: 5400

Introduction and Syllabus

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills leading to the development of a business plan for small business ownership. An important part of the course will be the incorporation of traditional and non-traditional marketing strategies, technology, staffing, and financial considerations.

OBJECTIVE: Given the necessary equipment, supplies, and facilities, the student will be able to successfully complete all of the following core standards for a course that grants one unit of credit.

TEACHER: Burch    Room 310

The Entrepreneurship class will be taught using Cengage Learning Entrepreneurship Ideas in Action 5e text as our primary resource.  We will have daily discussion involving all phases of business ownership, and activities that support that learning. Assessments will include both projects and tests. Students will maintain a portfolio of the content covered.

GRADING SCALE:

A         90-100

B         80-89

C         70-79

D         60-69

Fail      59 or below

This is the standard grade scale for District 52.

 

UNITS OF STUDY AND APPROXIMATE DAYS ALLOTTED

 

Unit 1                                      Should You Become an Entrepreneur                       Days 1-7

Unit 2                                      Entrepreneurs in a  Market Economy                      Days 8-14

Unit 3                                      Develop a Business Plan                                           Days 15-21

Unit 4                                      Identify and Meet a Market Need                           Days 22-28

Unit 5                                      Market Your Business                                              Days 29-35

Unit 6                                      Distribution, Promotion and Selling              Days 36-42

Unit 7                                      Select a Type of Ownership                                      Days 43-49

Unit 8                                      Locate and Set Up Your Business                            Days 50-56

Unit 9                                      Plan and Track Your Finances                                  Days 57-63

Unit 10                                    Operations Management                                          Days 64-70

Unit 11                                    Human Resource Management                                Days 71-77

Unit 12                                    Risk Management                                                     Days 78-84 


Course Standards