Presentation on theme: "PM/03NQBM - BICS1 Have you got what it takes ….? Many people dream of working for themselves rather than working for other organisations There are estimated."— Presentation transcript:
PM/03NQBM - BICS1 Have you got what it takes ….? Many people dream of working for themselves rather than working for other organisations There are estimated to be 280,000 small businesses in Scotland Many will be unsuccessful and close down in their first year. Why?
PM/03NQBM - BICS2 ENTREPRENEUR An entrepreneur is someone who Has good ideas and develops them Is a good manager Takes risks Makes decisions
PM/03NQBM - BICS3 Famous Entrepreneurs Sir Richard Branson – Virgin Sir Alan Sugar - Amstrad Sir Tom Farmer – Kwik-Fit Michelle Mone – MJM International (Ultimo Bras) Stelios Haji-Iannou – Easyjet Maq Asuf – Blockbuster James Dyson – Vacuum Cleaners Ann Gloag – Stagecoach Michael O’Leary – Ryan Air Tom Hunter – Sports Division Duncan Bannatyne - Bannatyne’s Leisure (dragons den) Peter Jones – (Tycoon and Dragons Den)
PM/03NQBM - BICS4 Your Task…… Design a presentation on a famous entrepreneur. Your presentation should include. –Background information e.g personal details how they got started How much money they’re worth –Profile of their current business including; the products where it is located number of employees career opportunities