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Entrepreneurship: The Venture - BDI3C

Code du cours CEI : BDI3C-B

11e année, College Preparation, 1,0 crédit

Description de cours

This course focuses on ways in which entrepreneurs recognize opportunities, generate ideas, and organize resources to plan successful ventures that enable them to achieve their goals. You will create a venture plan for a school-based or student-run business. Through hands-on experiences, you will have opportunities to develop the values, traits, and skills most often associated with successful entrepreneurs.

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Unit 1: Enterprising People and Entrepreneurs

Some young people in their twenties become billionaires. They are not doctors, engineers, heads of companies, or plumbers. They are entrepreneurs and they are the only people on earth who can earn that kind of money. Unit One helps you decide if you have the characteristics, if you are ethical and socially responsible; if you can make a contribution to the good of the planet, and, most importantly, if you want to be like them. It takes a special individual to become a successful entrepreneur. You’ll analyse and compare the characteristics and contributions of enterprising people and assess your own potential. Many have done it. Can you? In this unit you will answer Key Questions that involve identifying the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and their contributions, evaluating business ethics and social responsibility from an entrepreneurial perspective, and seeing how well you fit the profile of a successful entrepreneur.

Unit 2: Ideas and Opportunities

Are you excited about opening your own business, being your own boss, and making a fortune (well, a living at least)? Then Unit Two will be very helpful. It reveals where entrepreneurs get their ideas, and how they take advantage of opportunities in the marketplace. You’ll discover how to use research to find your venture idea or opportunity and how to analyze your venture’s feasibility and potential for success. By the end of the Unit you will be able to explain the importance of invention and innovation to a business, generate ideas and identify possible opportunities for a business; and conduct primary and secondary marketing research to evaluate your idea or opportunity.

Unit 3: The Components of a Business Plan

In this Unit you’ll examine the components and structure of a Business Plan and become familiar with the concepts and terms that make up a plan, so that, in Unit Four, you can create your own. You’ll assess the importance of having a business plan for your venture; analyse the structure and content of a plan, and know how to evaluate and revise one.

Unit 4: Developing and Completing a Business Plan

You’ve been introduced to the various components of the business plan. Now is the time to create your own. You’ll use the checklists from Unit 3 and look at professionally prepared examples, When you have seen the components of an effective resource plan, production plan, marketing plan, and financial plan you will build your own, develop an executive summary, and use effective business communication techniques to produce it. By Lesson Twenty you will have your business plan to submit .Wow!

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