Presentation on theme: "Entrepreneurship Challenge Mary Jane Page, Halton DSB Resources, ideas and energy provide the diverse entrepreneur students with practical and engaging."— Presentation transcript:
Entrepreneurship Challenge Mary Jane Page, Halton DSB Resources, ideas and energy provide the diverse entrepreneur students with practical and engaging learning opportunities. Classic Toy Project challenges students to reinvent and market a Classic Toy. Fair Trade Week, Pizza Project and more ways to make curriculum meaningful and fun for student learning. Resources will be provided.
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Establish Business setting. Supervisor –Employee Relationship Productivity Customer service Pride in work Business atmosphere Responsible corporate citizens and smart consumers.
Classic Toy Project - overview Assess prior knowledge 4p’s 2c’s, how can they reinvent, repackage a toy to increase sales Fun, short, everyone can succeed Teaching opportunities – business terminology, basic marketing concepts, creativity, teamwork, business success, market share, customers, competition, trends and more…
Pizza Project - overview Simulated Business environment in classroom Class takes ownership – naming streets, town Small groups 3-4 work as management teem for pizza business Lessons in pizza project, supported by text and curriculum. Fun, interactive, ongoing. Large task broken down into smaller achievement points Bonus $ along the way, for competed tasks.
Pizza Project - samples Instruction lessons and web site Sample student work Marking rubric This Pizza Simulation used in the Gr. 11 BD1 is a good introduction to starting a business and developing a business plan. This simulation was developed using the following web site: http://muweb.millersville.edu/~mucee/techconnect/tc/pizza.html
Fair Trade - overview Teaching opportunities: Global awareness, international business, business ethics, environmental corporate responsibility, supply and demand, pricing, labour policies, labeling,… Focus on specific- coffee industry, cocoa, cotton, soccer balls Support from local Fair Trade Store.- samples, guess speaker or field trip School awareness campaign,-posters, announcements, bulletin boards, electronic… Sales opportunity for students and staff
White Ribbon Campaign - overview Teaching opportunities: sales, manufacturing, packaging, advertising, pricing, profit, income statement, not for profit companies, community social responsibility, market strategy, networking, awareness, image. Celebrate success,with formal presentation of cheque to charity and reception.
WHITE RIBBON CAMPAIGN $550.00 RAISED SELLING SCARVES DONATED TO HALTON WOMEN’S PLACE
Entrepreneurs Challenge – Overview Develop a school based business plan for approval, by teacher and admin Money goes to charity- set specific financial goals Small groups Low start up cost business or service Implement, sales tradeshow, or individual (proof required) Reflect on process