Presentation on theme: "What is an Entrepreneur? Lesson 1. Learning Outcomes Must understand the role of an entrepreneur; Should recognise the qualities of a successful entrepreneur;"— Presentation transcript:
Learning Outcomes Must understand the role of an entrepreneur; Should recognise the qualities of a successful entrepreneur; Could discuss the importance of entrepreneur to the world of business
Starter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJriqS XO9BIhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJriqS XO9BI Why is Levi Roots an Entrepreneur?
Key concept An entrepreneur is someone who spots a business opportunity, organises and manages the resources needed to carry it through and takes the risks of running a business. http://www.bbc.co.uk/dragonsden/pitches/
What qualities does Levi have? Successful Willing to take Risks Common sense Creative Imaginative Strong personality Good communicator
Why are Entrepreneurs so important? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RdkU LbIRnQ&feature=relatedhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RdkU LbIRnQ&feature=related
Homework Assessment Opportunity 1 The role of the entrepreneur TASK: Research the role of an entrepreneur and create a 6 slide PowerPoint presentation on your chosen entrepreneur. THIS WORK MUST BE YOUR OWN
Things to mention 1.Who are they? 2.Where did they come from? 3.What business did they create? 4.Why have they become so successful? 5.Why did you select this particular entrepreneur? 6.What skills did this person have?
EXAMPLES OF ENTREPRENUERS SIMON COWELL – MUSIC BUSINESS DOUG RICHARD - COMPUTER SOFTWARE STEVE JOBS- APPLE (IPOD) LEVI ROOTS – REGGEE SAUCE SIR ALAN SUGAR – AMSTRAD COMPUTERS BILL GATES – MICROSOFT
Plenary Could you be an Entrepreneur? Review learning outcomes What Went Well (WWW); Even Better If (EBI)