Intro to Entrepreneurship/Syllabus/Course Guide and Expectations
Start Chapter 1 and Entrepreneur Survey due Monday next week to hand in and discuss.Friday Guest Speaker... Owner/Entrepreneur of York Ace Hardware... ask questions!
Integrity, Ethics, and Social Entrepreneurship
What makes a good Entrepreneur...how about leadership that make employees feel safe?
This week we will explore what it means to have integrity, ethics, and social responsibility as a small business owner.
Five Critical Bus Relationships.... Customers, Employees, Vendors, Bankers, and Mentors... let's rank them.
Expanded CRS discussion....benefits to company, non-profits, and employees
"You Make the Call" assignments due Wed and those given "Social Entrepreneurial" people/companies written and oral assignments due Friday. Start Class discussion on chapter 3...Starting a Small Business.
Perfect Example of "Social Entrepreneurs" https://www.ispot.tv/ad/d9RS/4ocean-join-the-clean-ocean-movement
Services....now evolving to create experiences.
Finish up oral presentations if needed. Where do ideas come from? Start discussion on Franchising Chapter 4 and the Business Plan
Why businesses succeed https://www.ted.com/talks/bill_gross_the_single_biggest_reason_why_startups_succeed
As we move forward with "rules" of business so to speak...thes videos are to get you to think.
Collect Monday assignment due. Reminded Business Plan quiz on Friday. Think Like an Investor discussion. Begin "The Marketing Plan" this week...ch 7
Reminder: If you are not here Friday due to YC/Team/Event travel you must come in Thurs sometime or earlier and take quiz. Schedule a time with Mr. DiToro
Color Theory in Branding and Marketing....Small business magic!
What does customer demographics look like? http://www.idexonline.com/portal_fullmazalubracha.asp?id=34124
Create your own Brand....a brand that says who you are....use color...due by Monday.
Begin Chapter 8 The Organizational Plan: Teams; Legal Structures; Alliances; and Directors
Continued business team and business formation discussion. Basic discussion on business taxes and some of the IRS forms.
https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1040sc.pdf This is Sch C used for sole proprietorship.
https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1040sse.pdf Sch SE for FICA taxes due.
Start Chapter 9... The Location
A Small Business's Sources of Financing....what to expect. Chapter 12
Re-inventing baby food... start up raises 7M https://video.foxbusiness.com/v/6005730735001/#sp=show-clips
Basis discussion covering cash flow and how it works.
Cash Flow discussion
Begin discussion of Porter's Value chain...this is not in your text....Guest speaker Wednesday with participation points. Double quiz on Monday next week on cash flow and Porter's Value Chain.
Start Monday with double quiz...cash flow chart and Porter's Value Chain