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This can be a series of workshops or an all day workshop that guides participants through decision making, writing, and hands-on activities to experience the operation of a small business. Participants, working in teams, actually:<p/> <p>• choose a business that they believe would be successful</p> <p>• develop a business image</p> <p>• create a business slogan</p> <p>• determine their target market</p> <p>• design a business card</p> <p>• create a store sign</p> <p>• figure pricing policies</p> <p>• sketch a store front</p> <p>• develop customer and employee policies and procedures</p> <p>• delegate work responsibilities devise and conduct an advertising campaign</p> <p>• layout an actual size floor plan</p> <p>• pay bills</p> <p>• "sell" their business ideas to a panel of judges.</p><p/> Develop insights into management decisions that result in positive employee characteristics. Introduce factors involved in owning and operating a business. Encourage interest in an entrepreneurship education course. Provide realistic business situations to practice group decision making and problem solving techniques.<p/> There are five parts available to you that provide the instructions, materials and resources your will need to complete this intensive entrepreneurship activity. Part 1 Be All You Can Dream Pages 1-28 (Intro and Instructions) Part 2 Be All You Can Dream Pages 29-52 (Instructions and Materials) Part 3 Be All You Can Dream Pages 53-57 (Addtional Materials) Part 4 Be All You Can Dream Pages 58-63 (Materials and Judges Packets) Part 5 Be All You Can Dream Pages 64-88 (Student Packets)<p/> The activity supports the Entrepreneurship Content Standards/Performance Indicators as follows: <p>A.01 Explain the need for entrepreneurial discovery</p> <p>A.16 Use components of a business plan to define venture idea</p> <p>A.31 Use creativity in business activities/decisions</p> <p>B.03 Demonstrate initiative</p> <p>B.08 Develop team spirit</p> <p>B.12 Describe desirable entrepreneurial personality traits</p> <p>B.14 Determine interests</p> <p>B.19 Make decisions</p> <p>B.21 Demonstrate problem-solving skills</p> <p>B.27 Demonstrate creativity</p> <p>D.06 Address people properly</p> <p>D.08 Make oral presentations</p> <p>D.15 Prepare simple written reports</p> <p>D.17 Follow directions</p> <p>D.26 Participate as a team member</p> <p>F.25 Explain the concept of competition</p> <p>H.06 Explain employment opportunities in entrepreneurship</p> <p>G.09 Use money effectively</p> <p>G.24 Invest money</p> <p>K.02 Maintain record of daily financial transactions</p> <p>L.07 Choose product name</p> <p>L.10 Build brand/image</p> <p>L.15 Select target markets</p> <p>L.24 Select advertising media</p> <p>L.37 Set prices</p> <p>L.41 Prepare for the sales presentation</p> <p>M.01 Plan business layout</p> <p>M.10 Select business location</p> <p>M.19 Place orders</p> <p>O.09 Develop business plan</p></p>


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